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I need a new pet

Wombat offspring at Hannover Zoo Photo by Peter Steffen/picture alliance via Getty Images

Nebrasketball gets pushed

Less games are being played now

Wombats are good pets

Mankilling Mastodonians

Will Shields Named to CFP Selection Committee - University of Nebraska
Former Husker offensive lineman Will Shields was named to the College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Shields was appointed by the

Nebraska's Scott Frost loses Luke McCaffrey, more transfers – The Athletic
Once termed Nebraska's "future" by Frost, McCaffrey joined a wave of Huskers offensive players heading for the transfer portal.

A game-changer like Riley Zuhn an example of Nebraska volleyball's improved depth this season | Volleyball | journalstar.com
In a unique season where depth could take on higher importance, the Nebraska volleyball team can feel a little better after Week One.

Coley Joins Nebraska Women’s Basketball as an Early Enrollee | Sandhills Express
Minnesota high school standout Kendall Coley has joined the Nebraska women’s basketball and is expected to be eligible to play this season for the Huskers, following the completion of standard medical testing for an incoming student-athlete, Coach Amy Williams announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Other News From The Sporting World That Is Not Covered In Snow

Val Ackerman gets contract extension as Big East Conference commissioner
Ackerman took over as commissioner in June 2013, and helped lead the reorganization of the league as one that emphasizes basketball.

Mike Krzyzewski apologizes to Duke student-reporter whose question drew the coach's ire | Sporting News
Jake Piazza, a Duke econ major and reporter for the school's student newspaper, revealed that Coach K called to apologize following the ordeal.

Why former Utah State coach Gary Andersen walked away from millions - Deseret News
Enigmatic to the end, former USU football coach turned away millions of dollars after parting ways with the school.

Who joins Baseball Hall of Fame ballot in 2022? Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz among big-name newcomers - CBSSports.com
A-Rod, Big Papi and Jimmy Rollins make their debuts on the Hall of Fame ballot next year

NFL: Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell healthy for Super Bowl: Report
Redemption? Not exactly. But next Sunday marks a significant moment for both former Steelers stars.

Eli Manning: Tom Brady brings up Super Bowl losses, Giants legend says he has no 'bragging rights with Tom' - CBSSports.com
Brady is still thinking about those two Super Bowl losses to New York

Budweiser to forego commercial time during Super Bowl 2021 broadcast
Budweiser announced Monday that it will not air a Super Bowl commercial for the first time in 37 years, following similar news from Coke and Pepsi.

Women’s Hockey Is Seeing A Sponsorship Boom | FiveThirtyEight
The NWHL is playing a two-week bubble season in Lake Placid, New York.

Consider this unsung quality of the Pac-12 - Banner Society
Wait, where are you going?

Yellowish Journalistic Endeavors

GameStop short-sellers have lost $5 billion this year as Reddit's day-trader army squeezed their bearish bets | Markets Insider
Lucas Jackson/Reuters GameStop short-sellers have lost $5 billion betting against the stock in 2021, S3 Partners said. Losses totaled roughly...

The 50 Best Cult Movies - The Ringer
From ‘The Room’ to ‘Eraserhead’ to ‘Rocky Horror,’ these are the best movies to ever inspire deep obsession

Ten computer codes that transformed science
From Fortran to arXiv.org, these advances in programming and platforms sent biology, climate science and physics into warp speed.

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