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Frosted Flakes: Recruiting News, Northern Lights and a Very Good Dog

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Plus, the College World Series field is set after a stunner in Fayetteville

Northern lights in Murmansk, Russia Photo by Lev Fedoseyev\TASS via Getty Images

After a brief respite, we are back to temperatures of 90 degrees plus this week. We are even predicted to end up in the triple digits Wednesday.

Not too long ago, Nebraska was the coldest place in the world with temperatures at -30 degrees F (my car dashboard registered as low as -32). While we are a far cry from the hottest place in the world this week, the heat makes everything much harder. Animals need a lot of water to survive these temperatures. Plants in the garden do too.

If you need to find me this week, I’ll either be working or outside watering something.

Frosted Flakes

Fwd: NEB T&F: Conner Jumps to Bronze at NCAA Championships
Nebraska track and field junior Mayson Conner became the first Husker men’s high jumper to medal at the NCAA Championships in more than a decade, as he finished third at the championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on Friday.

Knapton Takes Fifth in Platform Final - University of Nebraska
Nebraska All-American Abigail Knapton climbed to fifth in the final standings in the women’s platform diving competition at the U.S. Olympic Diving Team Trials on

Smith Helps USA to Palmer Cup Win - University of Nebraska
Nebraska All-American Kate Smith finished 3-1 in her four matches to help Team USA to a 33-27 victory over Team International in the 25th annual Arnold Palmer Cup

Husker recruiting notebook: DB Williams has ‘great visit’; Heralded 2023 LB on campus; Iowa QB impresses; | Huskers | fremonttribune.com
Class of 2022 defensive back Markeith Williams has some family connections to Nebraska, but said his official visit still was an eye-opening one.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

NC State Wolfpack knock out No. 1 Arkansas Razorbacks on Jose Torres’ homer in 9th, move on to CWS
NC State stunned top-seeded and top-ranked Arkansas 3-2 on Sunday to earn a berth in the College World Series.

Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest in Denmark’s Euro 2020 match - Sports Illustrated
The Euro 2020 match was suspended after Christian Eriksen collapsed near the sideline and was rushed to the hospital.

Where each Big Ten team is ranked by Pro Football Focus (PFF)
You know the college football season is starting to creep closer and closer when you start to season preseason rankings come out — and that’s exactly what we got from Pro Football Focus (PFF).

Suns vs. Nuggets score, takeaways: Chris Paul, Phoenix sweep Denver for first Western finals berth since 2010 - CBSSports.com
Phoenix reels out its seventh straight win en route to a conference finals appearance

More Noise and Other Disturbances

12-year-old boy just graduated high school and college in the same week
Twelve-year-old Mike Wimmer was the valedictorian of his high school class at the same time as he completed his college degree.

Dog ejected from vehicle in Idaho crash found herding sheep
A dog who vanished for two days after being ejected from a vehicle during a car accident has been found apparently doing the job it was bred to do — herding sheep.

Scientists Have Proved What Causes The Northern Lights : NPR
An article suggests the natural light show starts when disturbances on the sun pull on Earth's magnetic field, creating cosmic waves that launch electrons into the atmosphere to form the aurora.

‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Changed the Industry of Fame - The Ringer
When the E! show that birthed America’s most famous family ends Thursday night, it’ll do so having revamped the concept of celebrity altogether

Chicago man jumps into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day | Fox News
A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday.

Another Week - Another Poop Article

NBC Sh-t Show: 'Ultimate Slip 'N Slide' Production Shut Down Over 'Explosive Diarrhea' Outbreak (Exclusive)
NBC's "Ultimate Slip 'N Slide" just became the ultimate s— show. The upcoming TV competition series, adapted from the classic backyard waterslide by Wham-O, has shut down indefinitely after up to 40 crew members fell violently ill during production on a remote ranch in Simi Valley, California, TheWrap has learned. According to a person with knowledge of the production, the outbreak of "awful explosive diarrhea" left people "collapsing" on set...

Then There’s This

Humpback whale gulps and spits out Cape Cod lobsterman - BBC News
Michael Packard ended up in the marine giant's mouth for about half a minute off Massachusetts.