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Russian’s ban, CFB Playoff, & Nebraska sports in today’s news dump

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Nebraska Football: 10 Positives Cornhusker Fans Have to Look Forward to in 2020
Please hold your eye rolls until the end. Nebraska fans saw what looked to be or at least originally sounded like a potential second-year Scott Frost...

Christopherson: Husker 2020 schedule isn't only backloaded
As this championship Saturday shows, Nebraska football has a schedule next year full of programs used to winning.

Samari Curtis: Former Xavier and UC commit to transfer from Nebraska
Samari Curtis scored 14 points in 49 minutes over eight games at Nebraska.

MU volleyball can't sustain momentum against No. 5 Huskers - Sports - Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, MO
Missouri volleyball came out of the gates strong during its second-round NCAA Tournament match in a true road environment against No. 5 Nebraska.

Date set for Husker volleyball game against Hawaii
Nebraska Volleyball is set to play their next match against Hawaii.

Other News From The Sporting World

College football Selection Sunday show TV time (and how to improve it) - Banner Society
The ESPN show will remain three hours long regardless, so we might as well have some more fun with it.

2019 Bowl Games: Schedule, College Football Playoff teams, NCAA bowl kickoff times -
The college football bowl schedule has been set for the complete 2019-20 slate; check out all the games

Sunday Morning Coming Down // Bee-One-Gee! - Off Tackle Empire
Ten B1G Things. It was a tale of two halves! -Every sportswriter on earth. This game marked the first time all season Ohio State has trailed at the end of the first quarter. This was the first game...

WholeHogSports - Arkansas high school coach calls Pittman 'freaking home run' hire
News and information about the Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas Sports from the staffs of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Hawgs Illustrated.

Coaching job profile: Pluses and minuses of the Appalachian State opening – The Athletic
With Eli Drinkwitz heading to Missouri after a 12-1 season, App State must make a head coaching hire for the second consecutive year.

How Ole Miss won Internet with Lane Kiffin, Baby Yoda and ‘The Mandalorian’ -
Ole Miss was on its Twitter game Saturday night leading up to the announcement that Lane Kiffin was the Rebels' coach.

Hochman: Drinkwitz can quench Mizzou's thirst to be an annual Top 25 team | Benjamin Hochman |
New Mizzou coach Eli Drinkwitz is hailed by Gene Chizik, the coach of the 2010 national champion Auburn Tigers.

Russia handed four-year-ban by WADA over doping scandal - CNN
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance.

NFL playoff picture: Updated AFC, NFC standings for Week 14 | Sporting News
As the NFL's playoff picture begins to come into focus, here are the updated AFC and NFC standings through Sunday of Week 14.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik discusses last-second knockout at UFC on ESPN 7: ‘I never heard of giving up’ -
Jairzinho Rozenstruik talks about his last-second knockout finish over Alistair Overeem last night (Sat., Dec. 7, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 7 from Washington D.C.

Yellow Journalism

Did Burger King Tell a Whopper About Its Meatless Burger? –
The fast-food chain Burger King was sued last month by a man who claims the company's plant-based burgers are "contaminated"

Outdoor Recreation Offices Are Popping Up Everywhere | Outside Online
Who really cares about bureaucratic underlings shaking hands? In this case, we all should. The steam building behind state rec offices is a rare positive piece of political action.

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