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Hoiberg Flakes: Soccer, Tour de France, & Mirror Universes In Today’s Flakes

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It was a busy weekend in sports...if you follow soccer.

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We live in an amazing state. Get out and see it.

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska Football: William Nixon could begin rebuild at receiver position
Nebraska Football is beginning to look for depth at the wide receiver position, and William Nixon may be the player they are looking for.

Nebraska trending in 247Sports Crystal ball for three-star WR
Nebraska is gaining momentum with a 2020 WR...

Coach Fred Hoiberg aims to push Nebraska basketball to new limits | Magazine | dailynebraskan.com
Fred Hoiberg may already be Nebraska’s most decorated basketball coach, but he still has plenty to prove on the court.

Up close with the Polar Bear: Nebraska defensive line commit Nash Hutmacher continues quest to ‘dominate’ – The Athletic
No prospect from his small South Dakota high school has received FBS recruiting attention since Hutmacher's dad 33 years ago.

News From Other Athletic Clubs

U.S. Soccer's Super Sunday: Biggest day in the sport's history?
For the first time. The U.S. women's national team and the U.S. men's national team will contest international finals on the same day.

2019 Gold Cup Final - USA 0-1 Mexico: Soccer is not coming home - Stars and Stripes FC
The USA falls short in a frustrating loss to El Tri

USWNT score: USA wins 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, beat Netherlands 2-0 today - live updates - CBS News
With a 2-0 victory, U.S. national team claims the Women's World Cup for the second time in a row

Robinson, Larson lead U.S. Volleyball team to VNL gold-medal - KLKN-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com
Kelsey Robinson and the United States women's national volleyball team wins FIVB VNL championship.

Chargers’ Anthony Lynn in Tanzania, more NFL offseason storylines | SI.com
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn spent some of his offseason in Tanzania, where he helped open a school in a rural part of the country.

USWNT World Cup highlights: 9 moments that defined the US women’s soccer title - SBNation.com
Relive the best plays from the beginning of the tournament to the final victory over the Netherlands.

Kawhi Leonard played NBA's free-agency game to perfection - Los Angeles Times
By forcing the Lakers to wait for him to decide where he would play next season, Kawhi Leonard made certain he was the only other superstar they could land.

Tour de France: A map and guide to the world’s most grueling sport
Every Tour de France takes the same rough shape, and yet there have never been two alike. This is what it’s like to put on, ride in, and cheer for the Tour de France.

Nebraska baseball players recognized at GCA Days
St. Paul remembers Grover Cleveland Alexander and other Nebraskan players who have been in the MLB.

Yellow Journalism

Scientists are searching for a mirror universe. It could be sitting right in front of you.
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, physicist Leah Broussard is planning experiments to reveal the existence of a mirror universe, or mirrorverse.

The Last Holdouts Where The War Between Skiers And Snowboarders Is Still Being Fought
On the surface, the rivalry between skiers and snowboarders once had all the classic Snobs vs. Slobs tropes. The stuffy, elitists skiers, with their skin-tight ski-suits, champagne, and love for rules and propriety.

Streaming TV is about to get very expensive – here's why | Television & radio | The Guardian With Disney, Apple and others about to launch their own services, a lot of your favourite shows are likely to vanish behind paywalls. The golden age of streaming is over

Auditory Enlightenment

Monday Haiku

Three strikes and you’re out

All Star Break is almost here

Don’t forget sunscreen