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Wednesday Haiku Flakes Needs Nebraska Baseball To Win Again

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Jon Johnston

Grass is growing green

Sun sits longer in the sky

Baseball needs a win

Mankilling Mastodons

The 12 Nebraska players whose stock I'm buying after Huskers spring practices – The Athletic
From an offensive lineman who wears a "Run the Damn Ball" hat to a walk-on running back, these Huskers helped their cases this spring.

Husker target Monds has heavy Big Ten flavor on short list
James Monds III, a Husker defensive back target out of Florida who has a family history with the program, announced his top six schools on...

Verstraete Named To All-Freshman Team - University of Nebraska
Lincoln - Redshirt Freshman Kayla Verstraete was named to the National Ten Pin Coaches Association (NTCA) All-Freshman Team.

Other News From The Sporting World

Russell Westbrook triple double keeps Wizards rolling
Who wants to face Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal in a single-game elimination?

BREAKING: Baylor Announces Hire of 2018 WNBA Coach of the Year Nicki Collen as WBB HC - Our Daily Bears
Collen has been the Head Coach of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream for the last three years.

Mike Polisky named new Northwestern athletic director - Chicago Tribune
Northwestern announced Mike Polisky as its new athletic director despite some internal resistance to the selection.

Pac-12 spring meetings preview: Time to start lifting restrictions on intra-conference transfers – The Denver Post
This week, the conference likely will take the first of two steps that are required for undergraduates to be eligible immediately if the move from one Pac-12 school to another.

Florida NIL law for NCAA athletes back on for July 2021 - Sports Illustrated
A whirlwind 48 hours in the Florida legislature saw state lawmakers reverse their plan to push their NIL law for college athletes to 2022.

Seahawks' DK Metcalf to sprint at USATF Golden Games, could qualify for Olympic Trials - CBSSports.com
Being one of the NFL's best young wide receivers wasn't enough!

Premier Golf League eyes PGA stars Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson. - Sports Illustrated
The Premier Golf League is looking to sign exclusive deals with a number of top PGA Tour stars.

The Revolutionary Greatness of Fela Kuti - The Ringer
Remembering the legacy of the Afrobeat pioneer and political firebrand who could make the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year

Yellow Journalism

Amid severe drought, and "in violation of federal law," Oregon farming region diverts water from the Klamath River
The federal government is strictly curtailing irrigation this year in an attempt to protect endangered fish. Farmers are pushing back, claiming they need the water more.

The Journal of Controversial Ideas Is Here – Quillette
The long-awaited first issue of Journal of Controversial Ideas (JCI), which allows academics of all disciplines to publish peer-reviewed research anonymously, has just been released.

Operation Ivy's 'Energy': Inside Making of Classic Ska-Punk Album - Rolling Stone
Basic Radio was not a traditional ska band, or even trying to emulate the 2 Tone Records sound in any way. The group, whose members included Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman, played rock, punk, and hip-hop, but used ska as its glue.

A Timeline Of NPR's First 50 Years : NPR
Monday, May 3, 2021, marks the 50th anniversary of NPR's first on-air original broadcast. Look back at the network's history through a linear timeline.

Best TV Sitcoms of All Time - Rolling Stone
From family stories to band-of-misfits hangouts, classic rom-coms to workplace mockumentaries, cringe comedies to antihero showcases, and some shows that defy definition, these are the hundred series that have made us laugh, think, occasionally cry, and laugh all over again.

Auditory Enlightenment