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Nebraska Recruiting: Examining Potential Ratings Bumps For Husker Recruits - Nebraska Football Recruiting | Hail Varsity
Recruiting analyst Greg Smith recaps all things Nebraska recruiting news, analysis and more so you never miss a thing.

HuskerOnline - NU Senior Duty AD Garrett Klassy says Husker Athletics ready for NIL
NU Senior Duty AD Garrett Klassy explained NIL and Nebraska's programs in place on Husker Radio Network Podcast

Outland Trophy history: Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska, 2009 recipient « The Fifth Down
This is the fourth in a series of stories on Outland Trophy winners from 2006-2020. From 1946-2005, the first 60 Outland Trophy winners were profiled in the book 60 Years of the Outland Trophy by Gene Duffey. In celebration of the Outland Trophy’s 75th Anniversary we are catching up with the last 15 recipients. (Nebraska Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh…

Balak Named Nebraska Men's Golf Coach - University of Nebraska
A proven winner with a long history of leading his teams to national championship level performances, Brett Balak was named the 14th head coach in the history of

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Herm Edwards is fighting quicksand in the desert
The alleged recruiting violations at Arizona State should lead to big changes in the Pac-12.

Team USA roster: US women's team loaded with veteran, new talent - Sports Illustrated
Perhaps no team in the world has a stronger mix of youth and experience than the U.S. women's national basketball team.

Raiders lineman Carl Nassib comes out as gay - Outsports
The Raiders lineman says it’s about time that he came out as gay.

Rubio asks Biden for waiver so Navy star Cameron Kinley can play for Bucs
“I write to you, as our Commander in Chief, on an issue of great unfairness,” Rubio’s letter begins.

Staples: Florida AD Scott Stricklin's 'scheduling manifesto' would make college football better. Will people listen? – The Athletic
If Stricklin can convince more of his colleagues to adopt his three-tenet plan, games would be more interesting and fan-friendly.

Even the Supreme Court Thinks NCAA Amateurism Is a Farce - The Ringer
A unanimous ruling from the nation’s highest court might not be a death knell for the NCAA’s business model, but it clearly and devastatingly exposes the facade upon which the entire enterprise rests

Creighton slapped with $5K fine, 2 years probation following NCAA investigation
On Tuesday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association's committee on infractions sanctioned Creighton University's men's basketball program with probation, limits on scholarships and program funding but stopped short of any ban on post-season play related to a former coach's alleged involvement in a 2017 bribery scandal.

Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum hospitalized in Houston
For a good portion of the 1990’s, Texas A&M was among the nation’s most consistent and successful football programs. R.C. Slocum, a protege of former Aggies coach Jackie Sherrill, served as head coach of Texas A&M for all of it from 1989-2002.

Sun Yang's Ban Reduced To Four Years & 3 Months, Still Out Of Tokyo Olympics
Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang will not be in Tokyo to defend his 200m free title despite his ban having been reduced from eight to four years.

Blue-Chip Ratio 2021: The 16 teams who can win a national title
Is your favorite team signing enough blue-chips year over year to truly compete for national championships?

College Baseball World Series: Tennessee eliminated after loss to Texas - Rocky Top Talk
After surprising opening losses in the College World Series, two top five teams faced elimination on Tuesday afternoon in Omaha. Tennessee and Texas — the No. 3 and No. 2 national seeds in the NCAA...

Texas rebounds to avoid elimination with 8-4 win over Tennessee - Burnt Orange Nation
The offense regained its footing, the defense turned two big double plays, and Tanner Witt was phenomenal in relief for a mostly ineffective Tristan Stevens.

No. 7 Mississippi State baseball pulls off incredible comeback, tops Virginia 6-5 - For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
Bulldogs improve to 47-16.

College World Series: Mississippi State takes down Virginia, 6-5 - Streaking The Lawn
The Hoos let a 4-0 lead slip away in the 8th inning.

Balak Named Nebraska Men's Golf Coach - University of Nebraska
A proven winner with a long history of leading his teams to national championship level performances, Brett Balak was named the 14th head coach in the history of

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Tracking down Steve Vai's elusive "Crossroads" Jackson – the most famous guitar that was never heard | Guitar World
How an epic 20-year quest to find the red Jackson Vai played as Jack Butler in the movie Crossroads led to the ultimate replica headcutter

It May Take A Pandemic To Finally Bring The Mountain West's Internet 'Dead Zones' Online | KUNC
The digital divide in the Mountain West stretches across vast swaths of rural, urban and Native lands and disproportionately affects residents in low-income brackets and people of color. But as federal pandemic relief dollars start flowing into state coffers, the cash is opening up opportunities to dramatically expand broadband access in Western communities and beyond.

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