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I'll let this speak for itself.

Now who will be the starting quarterback for Nebraska when the next NCAA game comes out?


CC Sabathia and the painful but all-too-relatable path to sobriety
There have been many thousands of words used to describe what life feels like for an addict at the very bottom. But perhaps none captures the last days of active addiction quite like one particular phrase from recovery literature: pitiful and incomprehensible demoralization.

No checklist exists for what that entails. There are no minimums or maximums on DUIs, or divorces, or overdoses. It can be three of each, or none of the above. It just has to be the most broken a person has ever felt.

Super Bowl timelines for all 32 NFL teams: Who's in mix, getting closer and years away?
We asked six NFL analysts when each team could realistically next be considered a Super Bowl contender. That doesn't mean playoff contender or in the mix, but rather when each team could be a serious threat to win a title, based on personnel, trajectory, rebuild timelines and other related factors.

Each team has been tiered into one of six distinct time frames, starting with four contenders for the 2021 season's championship. Our NFL Nation reporters dove in with some context around why each team ended up where it did.

Scott Frost press conference quick hits
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost met with the media on Thursday afternoon and hit on a variety of topics. Here’s a quick rundown of what Frost had to say on a number of topics:

'There's no textbook on how to do this': Pietig helps lead Husker hoops in fight against COVID-19 | Men's Basketball |
There's one phone call R.J. Pietig has been dreading more than any other in his duties as the athletic trainer for the Nebraska men's basketball team.

It's the one he answered a lot as the month of January wore on; the one from the from the head nurse of the COVID-19 testing crew that administers the Huskers' daily tests as part of the Big Ten's virus protocol.

Husker notes: No 'twisting words' for Scott Frost — NU's coach wants former Huskers involved | Football |
Nebraska coach Scott Frost said he's made calls to former Husker players in recent weeks to remind them he and NU want them around the program, in light of some criticism lobbed at the program.

Penn State Ends Game on 17-3 Run to Send Nebraska to 85-74 Road Loss | Hail Varsity - Nebraska Football, Recruiting, News
That one was tough to take for Nebraska.

Penn State entered the day winless at home in Big Ten play. The Nittany Lions had won their last two games, but the record was 6-7 on the year, 3-6 in Big Ten play, and 0-5 on their home court against conference foes.

Memo -- NBA, NBPA finalizing agreement on All-Star Game in Atlanta, protocols during break
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association will have a finalized agreement for an All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta by next week, according to a league memo shared with teams and obtained by ESPN.


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