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Remember when V8 was a popular breakfast drink? All that fun sodium surging through your system. It’s amazing what we would take in the name of nutrition.

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska Football: Cincinnati game should provide telling test
As notes, the Nebraska football game against Cincinnati should be a very telling test as to where the program itself is at.

Husker basketball's European players remain overseas with no clear timetable for their return | Mens Basketball |
Nebraska basketball's two European players — Yvan Ouedraogo (France) and Thorir Thorbjarnarson (Iceland) — remain overseas, and it's not clear when they'll be allowed to rejoin their teammates in Lincoln.

Husker baseball in summer leagues
The Covid-19 pandemic scrapped most of the 2020 baseball season and threw the summer baseball season into chaos as some leagues like the Cape Cod League opted to not play their schedules this summer.

Latrell Neville commits to Nebraska Cornhuskers
Commit No. 11 for Scott Frost and the Huskers comes out of the Lone Star State.

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NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season
The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still negotiating

Nate Diaz, pros react to Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 - MMA Fighting
A massive title fight between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman appears set for UFC 251.

The 25 most dominant college football programs of the past 50 years – The Athletic
It’s one thing to be dominant for one season. It’s another to be dominant for decades. Which college football programs have been the best?

Dodgers: Initial Thoughts on David Price Opting out of 2020 Season
My initial reaction, independent of the obvious understanding in this uncertain time and my respect for the starter's decision, is that this is going to hurt.

Maybe Colleges Should Be Adding Sports, Not Dropping Them –
Tuition paid by non-scholarship athletes in sports that schools are dropping actually turns out to be net profitable for colleges.

Boise State cuts baseball, swim and dive teams to save money | Idaho Statesman
Boise State has cut its baseball and swimming and diving teams in a cost cutting measure that will save its athletics budget $3 million. Student-athlete scholarships for the programs will be honored, BSU said.

The Thru-Hikers Who Finished the AT During the Pandemic | Outside Online
After months of trespassing and hiding from rangers, two hikers completed the Appalachian Trail in June. Their sagas raise questions about what it means to be outdoors in the United States right now.

Yellow Journalism

How Robert Earl Keen Became a Country and Americana Cult Hero - Rolling Stone
Robert Earl Keen ought to be sick of Christmas. He hasn’t had a break from the holiday for the past 24 years, thanks to “Merry Christmas From the Family,” a wildly irreverent song that’s taken on such a life of its own that he has trouble sticking to his rule of playing it only after Labor Day. But you won’t hear Keen complaining about it.

Of Meat and Men – Texas Monthly
John Mueller was the heir to one of the great Texas barbecue dynasties. Aaron Franklin was an unknown kid from College Station who worked his counter. John had it all and then threw it all away. Aaron came out of nowhere to create the state’s most coveted brisket. Then John rose from the ashes.

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