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Bootle discusses Nebraska's winter work
Husker senior DiCaprio Bootle discusses what he's seeing with strength and conditioning so far.

Husker wrestlers sweep Indiana road trip with dominating win over Hoosiers | Wrestling | Behind pinfall victories by Chad Red and Mikey Labriola, Nebraska polished off an undefeated weekend.

Iowa basketball: Takeaways From the Hawkeyes’ 96-72 win over Nebraska - Black Heart Gold Pants
That was different from Iowa’s first game against Nebraska.

Nebraska women’s basketball doomed by poor first-quarter offense in 57-53 loss | Sports |
The inability to string together four solid quarters has been a common theme for Nebraska women’s basketball recently, and that was the case once again as the Huskers took on...

Taking stock of Nebraska’s early enrollees — who’s likely to crack the two-deep and who can back up big talk – The Athletic
Nine signees and four new walk-ons are already on campus, with an eye on making an impact in spring and beyond.

Other News From The Sporting World

THE END TIMES - The Crimson Quarry
Welcome to the apathetic, ironic detachment stage of Indiana basketball. We’ll be here for a few years now.

Retiring Big Ten ref: Bo Pelini 'the worst,' Jim Harbaugh 'like a 4th-grader' - Chicago Tribune Chicagoan Dan Capron's 20th season as a Big Ten football official last fall was his last. He reflects on the coaches he dealt with, positively and negatively, and shares an incredible story about how he got his start.

National Signing Day’s 2020 state champs, mapped - Banner Society
Per the rankings, these are the teams that hauled the most talent out of every state.

UFC 247 results: Matches to make for ‘Jones vs Reyes’ main card winners - It’s time to see what could be on the horizon for all of the main card winners from last night’s (Sat., Feb. 8) UFC 247 in Houston, Texas.

Ed Hardin: Duke’s miraculous comeback leaves Carolina stunned and confused | College | CHAPEL HILL – This one cut deep.

March Madness bracket reveal: Baylor earns No. 1 overall seed -
If the NCAA tournament started today, a couple of unfamiliar names would grace the top line.

Yellow Journalism

What We Want Doesn’t Always Make Us Happy - Bloomberg
A basic principle of economics keeps getting turned on its head.

Monthlong closure of Saddle Creek Breakfast Club shows stress of restaurant business | News | Co-owner and chef Chase Thomsen "has literally worked every day the restaurant has been open,” said wife Niki Thomsen. That dedication took a toll: Chase, who has struggled with addictions

Someone filled an Indian town's well with alcohol. Now booze is pouring from the taps - CNN Beer is quite literally on tap for residents of an apartment block in the south Indian state of Kerala, after alcohol seeped into a well and mixed with the water supply for the surrounding area.

The History Blog » Blog Archive » 30 curse tablets found in Athenian well
Thirty lead curse tablets have been discovered at the bottom of an ancient well in Athens. The well was discovered the Kerameikos,

As Newspapers Fade, Journalists Are Finding New Ways to Cover Local News - Quillette
Until January 2019, reporter Tim Swarens had devoted his entire 35-year career to journalism—the last 15 years spent as a reporter and editor at the Indianapolis Star. The end came as a shock

No One Can Explain Why Planes Stay in the Air - Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Auditory Enlightenment