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Nebraska Football Spring Look Back: Quarterback
We begin our spring positional recaps today by giving our final take on Nebraska's quarterbacks.

Nebraska Softball Drops Series to Iowa | Sandhills Express
The Nebraska softball team could not produce the clutch hits it needed in a 4-1 loss to Iowa in game two Sunday afternoon, as the Hawkeyes claimed a series victory by sweeping Sunday’s doubleheader.

Chatelain: Nebraska's Kate Smith is both golfer and artist. Her masterpiece? A Big Ten title | Husker News | omaha.com
While most of her peers practice a swing and repeat it, hoping conditions of a shot fit the skill, Husker Kate Smith is a throwback. She chooses her swing based

Other News From The Sporting World

Did Colorado’s 2001 upset of Nebraska start the dismantling of the Huskers dynasty? 'It all went downhill from there' – The Athletic
The Buffaloes walloped the rival Huskers 62-36 on a fateful Black Friday. The debate continues about its role in Nebraska's ensuing slide.

Sources: Hawaii football legend Colt Brennan dead at 37
Colt Brennan, the record-setting quarterback who led the University of Hawaii football team to new heights during his time with the Warriors, has died, sources tell Hawaii News Now.

Medina Spirit unknowingly treated with steroid that showed up in drug test, trainer says
Medina Spirit unknowingly treated with steroid that showed up in drug test, trainer says

College Basketball News: NCAA president Mark Emmert seeking NIL approval before July 1 - A Sea Of Blue
Currently five states, many of which house high-profile SEC programs, are set to integrate the new legislation.

Report: Parts of lawsuit against Iowa for alleged mistreatment in football program will move forward
A lawsuit filed by a group of former Iowa football players alleging mistreatment within the program will be permitted to move forward

The Legacy of the Joba Chamberlain Bug Game Will Live On Forever - The Ringer
When the rookie phenom took the mound in Game 2 of the 2007 ALDS, he seemed poised to deliver the Yankees a victory. Then the midges swarmed—and created one of the most indelible moments in baseball history.

NHL: Ryan Miller shares beautiful moment with parents after last game
Ryan Miller's 17-year NHL career came to a close Saturday night, and he was embraced by his parents in the moments after the game.

U-M could have stopped Anderson sexual assaults on athletes
U-M reportedly knew about Robert Anderson's sexual assaults since the start of his tenure at the school, but did not act, causing decades of pain.

Kevin Kelley brings unique football to Presbyterian College | The State
Kevin Kelley won high school football championships at Pulaski Academy in Arkansas by never punting. Now he’s the head coach at Presbyterian in South Carolina.

Yellow Journalism

‘The Intellectual Johnny Appleseed of the Counterculture’ – Reason.com
A conversation with Whole Earth Catalog founder, Merry Prankster, and woolly mammoth de-extinctionist Stewart Brand.

Why We Feel Exhausted And Irritable And Lack Focus During The Pandemic : Shots - Health News : NPR
The pandemic has done a number on us, in too many ways to count. Our bodies are responding with feelings of fatigue and lack of focus, experts say. Here are some tips to help you feel better.

Zoo Gorilla Brings Her Baby To Meet Mom And Newborn - The Dodo
For the next several minutes, Emmelina and Kiki sat with their babies inches apart — bonding as mothers.

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