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Plenty of news in today’s bowl of Haiku Flakes

NCAA Basketball: Rutgers at Nebraska Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Dressed in black, we won

Sadness empties Nebraska

What is this football?

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska newcomers: Candidates to help now – The Athletic
With 14 new Huskers on campus this spring, Mitch Sherman breaks down those most likely to crack the two-deep and make a name for themselves.

Husker pitcher Colby Gomes to miss season after injury setback | Baseball | journalstar.com Gomes, a junior from Millard West, was likely set for a big role on a revamped Husker pitching staff, either as a starter or a reliever.

Allison Weidner, Nebraska Women’s Basketball commit, is having stellar senior season - Corn Nation
Weidner, who is joining the squad next year, is having a stellar senior season.

SIGN YOUR NAME, DOC - The 2011 Husker Hoops Upset Over #3 Texas - Corn Nation
This is the first in a new Nebrasketball look-back series: "PAIN"

Other News From The Sporting World

2021 McDonald's All-American roster revealed
The 2021 McDonald's All-American roster was revealed on Tuesday. The final list of 24 players can be seen below.

NIT relocates to Texas, reduces tournament field size for 2021
The 2021 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) will relocate to North Texas and will only feature a 16-team field as opposed to a traditional 32 teams, the NCAA announced on Monday.

Tennessee ‘in good hands’ with Mike Ekeler hiring
Josh Heupel continues to fill his coaching staff at Tennessee.

Top 50 Men’s College Basketball Teams of All-Time | SB Nation
From UCLA to Duke, we ranked the best teams of all-time.

Top 50 Women’s College Basketball Teams of All-Time | SB Nation
From UConn to Tennessee, we ranked the best teams of all-time.

MLB news: Cleveland, Mets reportedly knew of Mickey Callaway's lewd behavior
Mickey Callaway's lewd behavior was reportedly known by numerous staffers on the Indians and Mets.

J.J. Watt’s contract and the value of 3-4 defensive lineman - Revenge of the Birds
Cardinals finally get Calais Campbell’s replacement in J.J. Watt after nearly four years since his departure

Dear Minnesota
I truly love you guys, and am so grateful for the support you’ve given me during my time here.

In 'Eyes of Texas' debate, Texas chooses donors over doing what's best for players – The Athletic
Though Texas and new coach Steve Sarkisian have spoken about putting players first, their words and actions have fallen short.

Yellow Journalism

Covid-19’s ‘Patient Zero’ in New York: What Life Is Like for the New Rochelle Lawyer - WSJ
A year after being in a medically induced coma, Lawrence Garbuz says he feels deep gratitude for the joys of being alive.

Berlin’s Rent Controls Are Proving to Be the Disaster We Feared - Bloomberg
A year ago, the leftist government of Germany’s capital region imposed central planning on the city’s housing market. That was a bad move.

Nebraska may be home to the country's only newspaper/liquor store | Omaha State and Regional News | omaha.com
The owner of the Stapleton Enterprise has opened a liquor store, Herbie's Speakeasy, in the newspaper's backrooms. It's the only place in town to buy package wine and spirits.

Farms In The Midwest Have Lost Much Of Their Most Fertile Soil : NPR
One third of the cropland in the upper Midwest has entirely lost its fertile topsoil, according to a new study. Other scientists doubt that figure, but agree that soil loss is a big problem.

Luxury Amenities at Elite Colleges and Universities
A new type of college attempts to redefine what constitutes an “elite” education. Students live in the lap of luxury while learning how to accumulate it. But after a year of shutdowns and social reckoning, is it still okay to major in amenities?

Auditory Enlightenment