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Frosted Flakes: Not All Sons Are Rotten

Kids are heading off to college, Husker football is getting closer, and selfies can kill you.

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Today is a big day. Ranchhand #1 is moving into his dorm, err residence hall, at the University of Nebraska. I’m really proud of the person he is becoming and how he is approaching his move to college.

But do you know what I’m most proud of?

I haven’t given Jon any crap about his rotten son and rubbed in the fact that my son made the correct college choice.

Until now.

But I don’t think Jon reads these, do you?

Frosted Flakes

Frost wants to see Huskers force more turnovers - Omaha Sports Insider
LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) It's fair to say the Blackshirts had their share of black eyes last season as a unit. The Huskers had the worst total defense in the Big Ten and forced the fewest turnovers,...

Nebraska volleyball's Brooke Smith excited to return to Huskers for senior season - Omaha Sports Insider
LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) The Nebraska volleyball team opens the 2018 season in less than two weeks. The Huskers will welcome the return of Brooke Smith. The senior setter spent last year at Kansas State...

Foecke, Maloney Named to Preseason All-B1G Team - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska volleyball senior co-captains Mikaela Foecke and Kenzie Maloney were named to the Preseason All-Big Ten Team on Tuesday.

Mississippi transfer Breon Dixon wants to 'bring physicality' to the Husker defense | Football |
Breon Dixon can’t breathe. He’s cornered by reporters on the second floor of the Hawks Championship Center, gasping for air. “We’re looking way better I’d say as a team, as

Frost on radio: Huskers will never 'motivate through intimidation' | Life in the Red |
Scott Frost appeared on Jim Rome's radio show and outlined his program's philosophy on the wake of an ongoing scandal in the Maryland football program.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Maryland Terrapins accept responsibility for mistakes made in death of Jordan McNair
The University of Maryland has parted ways with assistant AD for sports performance Rick Court in the wake of "mistakes" that led to the death of Jordan McNair.

Ronald Acuna Jr. home run videos |
With Tuesday's homer, Acuna now has three straight games with a leadoff home run

Then There’s This

Chart of the day: Nearly half of selfie-related deaths are caused by drowning - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A US man died last week after slipping off a cliff while taking selfies at a whale-watching site in Sydney’s south. Sadly, he’s far from alone.

Laziness helped lead to extinction of Homo erectus
New archaeological research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that Homo erectus, an extinct species of primitive humans, went extinct in part because they were ‘lazy’.An archaeological excavation of ancient human populations in the Arabian Peninsula during the Early Stone...

The story below is pretty graphic, but I found it fascinating. You’ve been warned.

An Unprecedented Look at a Young Woman’s Face Transplant
Are we our faces? This poignant story explores that question.