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Have a happy Monday folks!

Fred Hoiberg dribbles the ball
Can someone please take some Nebraska basketball photos for me to use?

Enjoy Thanksgiving as it is the best holiday of the year. You eat, drink, and watch football. Also, in Nebraska this year, we will most likely be playing in snow.

I love the seasons and Thanksgiving is the perfect pivot from fall to winter. Break out the snow shoes and cross country skis because life is too short to stay inside.

Mankilling Mastodons

Barry thrilled to have a chance to "make things right"
Mohamed Barry wants to see Nebraska cash-in opportunity against Iowa

No. 6 Nebraska volleyball falls on the road 3-0 to No. 5 Wiscons - KLKN-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com
No. 6 Nebraska volleyball falls on the road 3-0 to No. 5 Wisconsin. The Huskers drop to 23-4 on the season.

ESPN Releases Prediction For Nebraska-Iowa Game
Two storied Big Ten West programs collide on Rivalry Week when Iowa takes on Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

Nebraska wrestling scores bonus points in four matches to edge Northern Iowa | College sports | siouxcityjournal.com
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — The University of Northern Iowa wrestling team got some huge individual wins Sunday against Nebraska in a non-conference dual at the West Gym. That however, would

‘I’ve seen it coming’: Nebraska shows resolve and a killer instinct, finally, to keep bowl hopes alive – The Athletic
The Huskers' rout of the Terrapins ends a four-game losing skid and means a return to the postseason is on the line Friday against Iowa.

Other News From The Sporting World

The Vitality of Six-Man Football - The New York Times
Six-man football rose nearly 100 years ago in small-town America. In the 21st century, “basketball on grass” is a way of life for towns like McCool Junction, Neb., where finding players is always a challenge.

How the Rise of MACtion Forever Changed MAC Fandom - The Ringer
Midweek football games are great for TV viewers. They’re less great for fans and students of teams in the MAC. Here’s how a scheduling quirk became a national phenomenon—and how it’s affected those who stand in mostly empty stadiums in freezing temperatures.

Analytical edge: How John Harbaugh and Ravens have gained an advantage with fourth-down aggressiveness – The Athletic
For years, Harbaugh has had a staffer in the booth communicating win probabilities to him during games.

Greg Schiano No Longer a Candidate for Rutgers Head Coach Job - Stadium
Rutgers was prepared to offer Schiano an eight-year, $32 million deal.

Dwayne Haskins snaps a selfie, misses final play of Redskins win - The Washington Post
The rookie's momentary lapse in attention irritated Coach Bill Callahan and drew criticism from former Washington quarterback Joe Theismann.

Instant Reaction: Frank Gore moves into 3rd place on the NFL all-time rushing list
Sean McDermott and Gore’s teammates react to Frank Gore passing Barry Sanders on the NFL’s all-time rushing list.

Northern Colorado Bears fire head football coach Earnest Collins Jr. – The Denver Post
Earnest Collins Jr. has been fired as the head football coach of the Northern Colorado Bears, director of athletics Darren Dunn announced Sunday.

FCS bracket revealed for 2019 Division I football championship | NCAA.com
The 2019 FCS football championship selection show is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 24 at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

A man named Turkey, pants bets, "Frost 2", and more!
Welcome back to the working week! Sure, it’s Monday, but if you work a traditional 9-5, hopefully it’s a short week for you. If you work in retail or a service industry where you are expected to work extra this week, I wish you the best.

Okay, FINE. Let me try to defend Rutgers for a second
Thanks for spending part of your day with Extra Points. Two quick notes to share before today’s big story: 1) It was wonderful to head out to Bloomington over the weekend to see pals at Banner Society, Crimson Quarry, and Homefield Apparel.

Yellow Journalism

Study: Yellowstone bison mow, fertilize their own grass
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A study of grazing in Yellowstone National Park found that bison essentially mow and fertilize their own food. This allows them to graze in one area for two to three months...

Koalas ‘Functionally Extinct’ After Australia Bushfires Destroy 80% Of Their Habitat
As Australia experiences record-breaking drought and bushfires, koala populations have dwindled along with their habitat, leaving them “functionally extinct.”

Auditory & Visual Enlightenment

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