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Scott Frost Day News: Tired, Husker Volleyball Players Earn More Awards, and $1.5 million shoes

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Also, Nebrasketball is on the way and football players are ready for Purdue

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The other day, someone at school mentioned seeing a meme or Tik Tok or something about being March tired and it’s only October. I felt this in my bones.

Usually by March, teachers are exhausted from the long winter months and ready for spring break. My principal refers to February as “crabby teacher month” and she’s not wrong. It is the longest, shortest month ever in the world of education.

This year is hard. Harder than last year, even.

I mention this, not to complain, but to explain why I am too tired to give you more.

Here are your Flakes.

Nebraska

Nebraska Football: Five things we learned from NU's weekly press conference
Here are five of our biggest takeaways from Nebraska's weekly press conference on Monday afternoon.

Hames, Rodriguez Combine for Trio of Big Ten Weekly Awards - University of Nebraska
Lexi Rodriguez was doubly honored as the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week, while Nicklin Hames was named Big Ten Co-Setter of the

2021-22 Nebraska Basketball Preview: Off-Guards and Wings - Nebraska Basketball - Hail Varsity
Hail Varsity's Nebrasketball preview series rolls on with a look at the off-guards and wings headlined by 5-star freshman Bryce McGowens.

Huskers Climb Back to No. 6 in Latest Coaches Poll - Nebraska Volleyball - Hail Varsity
A fifth straight 2-0 week has the Huskers climbing back toward the top five in the rankings, coming in at No. 6 in this week's coaches poll.

Scott Frost and Huskers Feel 'Refreshed' Following Bye Week, Ready for Purdue - Nebraska Football - Hail Varsity
Scott Frost said he feels "refreshed" following Nebraska's bye week. The Huskers had their first week off in eight weeks but are back to work in preparation for Purdue.

Huskers in the hallway: Rogers doesn't see let up, Nouili feels Big Ten difference
Several Huskers stop and chat ahead of Purdue game

Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg preaches solid basketball in face of expectation | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
Heading into Nebraska basketball’s third year under head coach Fred Hoiberg, expectations are incredibly high — Hoiberg has the talent, schedule and, most of all, the returning production needed to

Elsewhere

Michael Jordan's shoes auctioned for nearly $1.5 million : NPR
Michael Jordan's earliest known game-worn and autographed shoes sold for nearly $1.5 million at an auction in Las Vegas. They are the most valuable sneakers ever offered at an auction.

This does not bode well for my fantasy football team:

Green Bay Packers place star WR Davante Adams on COVID-19 list
The Packers have placed star WR Davante Adams on the reserve/COVID-19 list, putting his availability for Thursday night's game against the Cardinals in doubt.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan rewarded for giving up Tom Brady's 600th TD ball
The fan will receive Tom Brady and Mike Evans gear, a $1,000 team store credit and season tickets for returning Brady's ball, a source told ESPN.

Texas Tech coaching candidates: Jeff Traylor, Sonny Dykes among top names to replace Matt Wells - CBSSports.com
The Red Raiders will likely consider an Air Raid mind and/or a young up-and-comer as its next coach

Cardinals name Oliver Marmol new manager; 35-year-old becomes youngest MLB skipper - CBSSports.com
Marmol served as the St. Louis bench coach under Shildt last season

College Football Power Rankings: Michigan, Michigan State set for top-10 showdown as Pittsburgh soars - CBSSports.com
Dennis Dodd's Power Rankings are set for a wild week of rivalry showdowns

NFL referee Carl Madsen dies after Chiefs vs. Titans game - Sports Illustrated
Carl Madsen, 71, died Sunday on the way home from officiating the Week 7 matchup between the Chiefs and Titans.