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Good Monday morning Husker Nation. It is Presidents day so some of you have this day off. Others do not. To those who are working, I salute you. To those who don’t, enjoy your sleep and day off.

Mankilling Mastodons

Backcourt bombers: D'Mitrik Trice, Brad Davison lead Wisconsin Badgers past Nebraska Cornhuskers | Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball |
Brad Davison and D'Mitrik Trice combined to go 13 of 17 from 3-point range to help lift UW to an 81-64 victory over Nebraska on Saturday afternoon in Lincoln, Nebraska.

'It’s another tough game for us': Bad finish costs Nebraska women in loss to No. 19 Northwestern | Women's Basketball |
The Huskers were in position for their biggest win of the season against No. 19 Northwestern, but couldn't finish off the road win.

Nebraska Huskers Football: Wide receiver Darien Chase enters the NCAA transfer portal
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Darien Chase has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal.

Husker recruiting class review: What was the 2016 hit rate?
The 2016 Husker recruiting class still matters in a big way to this Husker season. A look at what came out of that bunch.

Nebraska Football: Projecting the Starting 11 on Defense for Spring Practice
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander certainly has his work cut out for him in his third year at the position in Lincoln. He loses his...

No. 4 Nebraska wrestling wins fifth straight Big Ten dual as Huskers defeat No. 22 Michigan | Wrestling |
Nebraska won its fifth consecutive Big Ten dual as the No. 4 Huskers downed No. 22 Michigan Friday night.

Other News From The Sporting World

Daytona 500 delayed until Monday because of weather | NASCAR
The 62nd running of the Daytona 500 will resume at 4 p.m. ET on Monday from Daytona International Speedway (FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Genesis Invitational: Adam Scott prevails at Riviera Country Club
Adam Scott began the final round of the Genesis Invitational tied with Matt Kuchar and Rory McIlroy, but surged to victory on Sunday.

Darvish: Astros should be stripped of '17 World Series title
Yu Darvish got hit hard by the Houston Astros during the 2017 World Series -- both his ERA and reputation took quite a beating. On Sunday, after a bullpen session for the Chicago Cubs, he sought to settle the score a bit. ''But (Houston) still has a World Series title.

Floyd on McGregor fight: ‘If I blazed him, there wouldn’t be a part 2’ -
Floyd Mayweather is claiming he went easy on Conor McGregor in the hopes that it would keep a rematch between the two financially viable.

Kevin Warren, the elevator and the chance to change college sports – The Athletic
The new Big Ten commish’s track record in diversity and inclusion is strong enough to speak for itself, but others can speak to it, too.

Bracketology 2020: NCAA tournament bubble a month before Selection Sunday -
Selection Sunday is a month away, and while a few teams have sewn up bids in that time, the teams near the cut line continue to offer plenty of drama.

Why Darrin Chiaverini deserves to be the Buffaloes next head coach - The Ralphie Report
The former Buffalo Heart Award winner would be a great choice fill the void left by Mel Tucker.

Saturday Big Ten Recap: Maryland Scores Huge Win - BT Powerhouse
Recap all the Big Ten action from Saturday night.

Yellow Journalism

When a small town loses its only bank | American Banker
The people of tiny Duncan, Ariz., have found creative ways to adapt to life in a banking desert, but their experience augurs a worrisome future for many other rural communities.

'Home Alone' Star Macaulay Culkin on Life Now, Dating Brenda Song & His Sister's Death
For Esquire's March 2020 issue, Home Alone actor Macaulay Culkin discusses life today, his relationship with girlfriend Brenda Song, taking drugs, and how him and brother Kieran Culkin reacted to their sister's death.

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