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Tryout to be part of Husker sporting events, worst bride ever, and beware of Captain Clench. Oh, and Husker news. There’s football-ish things going on.

So, can you sing? Do you want to be featured prominently at Husker sporting events? One week from today you can participate in tryouts to sing the national anthem at Husker sporting events.

I can’t sing.

Okay, I can. But I’m very bad at it. Very.

Nebraska Athletics Anthem Tryout Information - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Tryouts are August 14. You must register by August 12.

Watch List Watch

I didn’t know this was a thing.

Nebraska WR Kanawai Noa Named to Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Watch List | KLIN-AM
Kanawai Noa, a grad transfer from Cal, was one of 62 players named to the 2019 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award preseason watch list on Tuesday.

Frosted Flakes

Drivers in road-rage incident ticketed after SUVs caused $300,00 - METRO - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
Crashing into a building seems like a reasonable reaction (not)

Company offering refund on tickets if Huskers win conference cha - KLKN-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
If you wanted some extra incentive to purchase Husker Football tickets, Ticket Express has you covered.

Nebraska driver cited for painting registration sticker on licen - NORTHEAST - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
Nebraska drivers have plenty of options for personalizing their license plates. But one driver this week took it too far.

Roundup: Bucs LB David underwent surgery -
It was a minor procedure and David is expected to be ready for the first regular season game

Robinson impressing early in Huskers fall camp
Although it's early in Nebraska football fall camp, true freshman receiver Wan'Dale Robinson has impressed Husker coaches & players.

Former Huskers and All-Americans Robert Kokesh and Tyler Berger join Nebraska coaching staff | Wrestling |
Former Huskers Robert Kokesh and Tyler Berger will return to Nebraska as coaches next season. Kokesh will be an assistant coach while Berger will be a volunteer assistant.

Husker breakfast links: Luke Gifford creating buzz in Cowboys' camp; NU foe hit with key injury | Football |
Good morning! Yeah, it's Monday, we know the feeling. But the media gets access to the Huskers after practice today and we're that much closer to Aug. 31. So how

Former Huskers Help Team USA Qualify for Olympics in Volleyball | Sandhills Express
Jordan Larson and Kelsey Robinson continue their winning ways

Huskers Receive AVCA Team Academic Award - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The beach volleyball team posted a 3.37 GPA this spring

Longtime Redskins tight end Niles Paul retires after eight years in NFL -
Paul spent the majority of his career with the Washington Redskins

Jets trade for Ravens' Lewis to buoy offensive line
Ravens guard Alex Lewis, who earlier Monday posted on Instagram that he was being released, was instead traded to the Jets for a conditional draft pick.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

The 20 most amazing and astounding facts from the Year of the Home Run
Every single day, we find a new 2019 homer number that blows us away. As the records start to pile up, these are the ones that have impressed us most.

Basketball: DJ Cooper suspended after drug test reveals he's pregnant
The former Ohio University standout was handed a two-year suspension from FIBA for failing a drug test.

The Phillie Phanatic could be a free agent. Here’s why -
Welcome to the court case of the year.

Does this count as sports? I’m counting it as sports (below).

Franky Zapata first man to cross English Channel on hoverboard - CBS News
Inspired by the movie "Back to the Future," French daredevel Franky Zapata successfully flew from France to England on Sunday

French hoverboard inventor flies over the English Channel
ST. MARGARET’S BAY, England (AP) — Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully...

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Missing Black Haunt Our Galaxy. Now, Two Galactic Detectives Have a Plan to Find Them
The mathematical proof took 30 years to be solved, but it's so simple and elegant that you can summarize it in a single tweet.

New documentary reminds us that even Toni Morrison had to fight off the haters
Editor’s note: Author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison died on Aug. 5, 2019 at 88 years old. This story was originally published on July 15, 2019. For years, on…

Brazilian Drug Trafficker Tries To Escape Prison Disguised As His Daughter : NPR
Guards said they saw a woman acting nervous as she approached the exit. They discovered she was a man, a drug trafficker sentenced to decades in prison.\

Best places to travel after a breakup - Drive - triple j
Welcome to Dumpsville. Population: you. NEXT STOP...

Scientists manipulate brain cells using a smartphone | Newsroom
A team of scientists in Korea and the United States have invented a device that can control neural circuits by using a tiny brain implant managedby a smartphone.

Doctors find 526 teeth in boy’s mouth in India - CNN
A 7-year-old boy complaining of jaw pain was found to have 526 teeth inside his mouth, according to the hospital in India where he was treated.

Then There’s This

'Worst bride ever' cancels wedding in savage email after guests refuse to pay £900 - Mirror Online
No one wanted to fund her "once in a lifetime party" and she was livid

Another Week Another Poop Article

There’s a lot we can learn from ancient poop | Popular Science
Coprolites, the term for fossilized poop, contain an incredible amount of information about the deep past.

Best Thing I Saw On the Internet This Week

Beware of Captain Clench