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Here is your Monday Morning Flakes. Enjoy your Columbus Day off if you are lucky enough to have it, Go outside and spend it with your friends and family.

But first read today’s flakes. Knowledge is good.

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska Football: Kade Warner a bright spot in tough defeat
Warner played well for Nebraska Football on Saturday. This leads me to wonder if the team will use him more in the future.

Two-win weekend for No. 5 Nebraska volleyball was all about defense | Volleyball |
Initially, after the Wisconsin volleyball team lit up Nebraska with a .376 hitting percentage in the Badgers’ sweep against the Huskers recently, Nebraska coach John Cook said it was really

College football: Nebraska can't live up to Scott Frost's own words.
The cold slap of reality for Nebraska is it is still far from being relevant in college football. And if Scott Frost can't fix it, who can?

Four-star recruit Dre Davis decommits from Nebraska basketball | Men's Basketball |
D'Andre Davis, a 4-star shooting forward from Indianapolis, has decommitted from Nebraska basketball.

Minnesota Football vs Nebraska: The Elite, The Meh, and The Ugly - The Daily Gopher
Another one bites the dust

Fred Hoiberg, Derrin Hansen and more speak at NebHSRecruiting coaches clinic | Recruiting |
High school and youth coaches from Nebraska and western Iowa attended the clinic.

Another Christo headed to Nebraska, this time it’s Elkhorn’s Drew Christo — and for baseball | Baseball |
Like his father, Elkhorn junior Drew Christo is headed to Nebraska. But unlike his dad Monte, a quarterback for the Huskers, the younger Christo will play baseball.

Upon Further Review: On Nebraska’s need to get away, overcooked offense and a puzzling disconnect – The Athletic
With the Huskers on a much-needed bye week after a troubling loss at Minnesota, will coach Scott Frost take his own advice? ($)

Other News From The Sporting World

Sunday Morning Coming Down // Week 7 - Off Tackle Empire
Rowing right through a Frost warning

The Top Whatever, including 17 signs you’re being Muschamp’d - Banner Society
Almost all college football rankings are fleeting and meaningless. In that spirit, each edition of The Top Whatever will be deleted seven days after publish. Subscribe to The Read Option newsletter to retain permanent copies of future editions.

College basketball: 2019-20 second year coach outlooks - Sports Illustrated
Louisville's Chris Mack, Memphis' Penny Hardaway and Georgia's Tom Crean all face raised expectations in Year 2 in 2019-20.

MLB Says It Didn’t De-juice the Ball. So Where Have the Homers Gone? - The Ringer
Evidence shows that fly balls are behaving a lot differently in these playoffs. May that have changed the outcome of a series?

ALCS: Yankees, Astros respond to playoff-ball controversy
The Yankees and Astros did not comment much on the controversy of the balls not being as lively during the playoffs.

Joe Burrow Is Leading LSU’s Almost Unrecognizable Offense | FiveThirtyEight
The Tigers are undefeated and firmly in the College Football Playoff picture, with a 23 percent likelihood of reaching it, according to the FiveThirtyEight model.

Big 12 admits ‘illegal snap’ call during Baylor game was incorrect
"It has been confirmed that the ruling on the field of an Illegal Snap was incorrect. The play is not reviewable by rule because it is a dead ball judgement call by the official."

Yellow Journalism

'Not One Drop Of Blood': Cattle Mysteriously Mutilated In Oregon : NPR
In remote eastern Oregon, a serial crime is unfolding. Someone is killing purebred bulls. And they're doing it with a level of cruel precision that's frightening to both ranchers and law enforcement.

Untold Story of Antifa Platoon: Brigade Helped Defeat ISIS – Rolling Stone
How a ragtag crew of leftist revolutionaries and soldiers of fortune helped defeat ISIS

The Ticket: How I scalped tickets and evaded police for years -
A good hustler always runs.

Auditory Enlightenment

Monday Haiku

Enlightenment Comes

Patience is always needed

Drink your Ovaltine