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Mankilling Mastodons

4 downs with the Husker outside linebackers: 'There's no going backwards'
Continuing our re-examination of the various Husker position groups, and some kernels plucked from the spring, we come to the...

Other News From The Sporting World

Dan Hunt steps down as Colgate football head coach
Dan Hunt, who has been Colgate University's head football coach for the last eight seasons, resigned from his position Monday, the school announced.

3-time U.S. Olympic hockey medalist Kacey Bellamy retires
Kacey Bellamey, a three-time Olympian who helped the United States end a 20-year gold medal drought at the 2018 Winter Games , announced her retirement Tuesday.

Kings to retain Luke Walton as head coach next season, per report -
Walton, who owns a 62-82 record with the Kings, will remain in Sacramento for his third season

Yurachek resets Pittman contract
HARRISON -- University of Arkansas Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek said he and football Coach Sam Pittman agreed to a reset of Pittman's contract last week, which will essentially roll over the five-year agreement he signed upon his hiring in December 2019.

Zion’s mom, stepdad got money from ex-Adidas rep, documents say | Raleigh News & Observer
Federal court bank records and documents show Chris Rivers, a former Adidas executive, sent payments to the parents of Zion Williamson through his company.

Jaden Hardy bypasses college, to play for NBA’s G League | Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Ignite team was introduced last year as an alternative to college basketball, allowing top high school players to play for pay under professional coaches and trainers.

Stanford to reinstate all 11 discontinued varsity sports | The Stanford Daily
The sports — men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s…

Iowa Football: Just a Guy Asking Questions - Black Heart Gold Pants
Shouldn’t we be getting more out of Kirk Ferentz given the headlines on his watch?

How Barstool Sports helped salvage Mississippi State women's golf season
It started with a text at 6:59 a.m. Thursday from the Barstool Sports president. The Let Them Play Classic was announced just over 25 hours later.

Former Louisville basketball assistant Dino Gaudio federally charged with extortion - Card Chronicle
The nine millionth negative Louisville sports story that the site is now covering is former assistant basketball coach Dino Gaudio’s attempted extortion of the program he used to work for.

Yellow Journalism

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Origin Story Debunked by Frito-Lay - Eater
Richard Montañez’s rags-to-riches story of inventing Flamin’ Hot Cheetos goes up in flames in an LA Times piece

Auditory Enlightenment