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Frosted Flakes: Blowing Smoke, 84 Year Old Instagram Star and Major League Home Runs

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Major league baseball is on pace to shatter the home run record and a World War II seaman from Nebraska is returning home for burial

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Frosted Flakes

A good indication that Harvell is joining Bolt’s Husker baseball staff | Huskers | fremonttribune.com
In the social media age, sometimes clues present themselves rather clearly.

Saying one last goodbye to Navy Seaman 1st Class Jospeh K. Maule | News Channel Nebraska
BLOOMFIELD, NE (News Channel Nebraska) – A beloved sailor is finally coming home.

CWS crowd heightens awareness of sex trafficking
Sex trafficking is expected to spike in the metro as thousands of people descend on Omaha for the College World Series. While there are signs you can watch for to spot trouble, it not that simple.

Happenings Outside the 402/308

MLB: Home run barrage is providing some wild numbers
Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.

Freddy Adu exclusive: 'I'm not ready to give it up'
Freddy Adu was supposed to save U.S. soccer before his career fizzled out. But he has found happiness in coaching as he plots his final comeback.

Rich Paul: NBA free agency belongs to LeBron's agent | SI.com
The most polarizing figure in the NBA is not any owner, player, exec or even LeBron James—it’s Rich Paul, the King’s agent and friend, who unleashed havoc on the league this past season when he demanded that New Orleans trade star client Anthony Davis in a seeming bid to unite him with James in L.A. Paul’s next moves could reshape the entire league, but here’s the thing: He and LeBron have bigger plans.

2019 Women's World Cup: USWNT delivers record ratings vs. Chile
The USWNT's dominance at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was reflected in the ratings.

What Lindsay Gottlieb hire means for women coaches, the NBA and Cal
The door to women coaching in men's basketball has been slowly cracking open. Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb joining the Cavs moved the needle even more.

Michigan blanks Florida State in College World Series: Live updates recap - mlive.com
The Wolverines face Florida State in the winner's bracket of the College World Series at 7 p.m. Monday in Omaha, Nebraska.

Mum's incredibly honest Amazon review for leggings is making hundreds laugh - Mirror Online
A woman named Karen has been praised for sharing an absolutely hilarious review for a pair of leggings on Amazon

'His fashion sense is better than mine!' 84-year-old Japanese man becomes an unlikely viral style star after his grandson started snapping VERY chic photos of him modeling trendy designer clothes
A grandson has turned his grandfather into an internet star after he helped the 84-year-old update his wardrobe with all new clothes and accessories.

Treasure hunter, 52, finds £20,000 ring 'worn by two of Henry VIII's wives' in a farmer's field in York
Paul Ibbotson found a bejewelled gold ring in a farmer's field in York which may have been worn by Anne of Cleeves (pictured) in Hans Holbein's 1539 portrait.

Another Week Another Poop Article

One dead after poop transplant gone wrong, FDA warns | Ars Technica
FDA puts the squeeze on poop transplants after spread of drug-resistant gut germ.

Then There’s This

"Blowing Smoke Up Your Ass" Used to Be Literal
When someone is “blowing smoke up your arse” today, it is a figure of speech that means that one person is complimenting another, insincerely most of the time, in order to inflate the ego of the individual being flattered.