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Delta, not Lambda

Mankilling Mastodons

HuskerOnline - Q&A: Nebraska Volleyball middle blocker Rylee Gray
Get to know all 6 Nebraska Volleyball freshmen, the No. 1 recruiting class in 2021 and arguably the best in NU history

Sherman: A year after Nebraska stood up to Big Ten, Huskers are in a better place – The Athletic
It was painful when the Big Ten canceled the 2020 season, with Huskers players filing a lawsuit. The picture is different a year later.

Other News From The Sporting World

Russell Westbrook says he'll easily co-exist with LeBron, Anthony Davis
Russell Westbrook formed a close bond with Kobe Bryant. And now Westbrook will join the same franchise that Bryant helped win five NBA titles.

Hall of Fame goalie, ex-Penguins GM Tony Esposito dies at 78 |
CHICAGO — Tony Esposito made an immediate mark on the Chicago Blackhawks and a lasting impression on the NHL. Esposito, the pioneering Hall of Famer who spent almost his entire 16-year career with the Blackhawks, died following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer, the team announced Tuesday. He was 78.

NCAA football: Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma top coaches poll
The defending national champion will open the 2021 season at No. 1 in one prominent college football poll. Who else made the cut?

Report: Saints CB Patrick Robinson has decided to retire from NFL
Report: Saints CB Patrick Robinson has decided to retire from NFL

UPDATE: Valpo men's hoops coach Matt Lottich says move to Beacons right decision at right time | Local Education |
Valparaiso University said on Twitter the new nickname represents the entire Valpo family and connects to the school's motto, "In Thy Light We see Light."

WTF is going on with College Football??
Worried or confused about realignment? Wondering how/why college athletes can make money now? You are not alone friends! I don't think many with an even remote interest in college football would disagree that there's a lot going on right now.

Alex Karras, Paul Hornung and the NFL's evolving relationship with gambling - Sports Illustrated
Two of the NFL's brightest stars of the 1960s would be shocked to see betting so embraced. In a very different era, the league made them pay dearly for gambling.

How Centralia resident Bob Fisher became one of the world's most prolific jump-shooting experts | Sports |
CENTRALIA — At the corner of C Road and 96th, after miles of gravel-y roadway and fertile farmland, two punctured basketballs perch atop wooden posts.

Bobby Bowden enriched college football in so many ways
Bobby Bowden won 377 games and two national titles in a 44-year coaching career, but he'll be remembered for far more than just numbers.

The Nets’ Improvements May Render Every Other Free-Agent Deal Moot - The Ringer
As millions were splashed around the league, Brooklyn extended Kevin Durant and improved its supporting cast, meaning an already overwhelmingly talented team could be even better next season

College football: What you need to know about 25 teams in coaches poll
Alabama is no surprise at No. 1. So what do other ranked teams need to do to achieve a successful season after a tumultuous transfer period?

Bruce Feldman’s 2021 college football Freaks List – The Athletic
Our expanded roster includes 101 players who showcase jaw-dropping physical traits at their respective programs.

Yellow Journalism

The disappearance of Dolores Wulff - A family's suspicions and 41-year search
Paul Wulff, a college football coach, was only 12 when his mother vanished from their family home. After 41 years of searching, he finally has been able to piece together some details of a mystery that upended both his life and family.

How Much Carbon Comes From a Liter of Coke? Companies Grapple With Climate Change Math - WSJ
Investors and regulators increasingly want to know how businesses’ operations produce emissions, and the SEC aims to streamline reporting. Current ESG ratings of companies are highly inconsistent, a WSJ analysis shows.

Why It’s OK to Speak Your Mind – Quillette
Modern society is only possible because of the division of labor. Without division of labor, the most we could achieve is a very meager standard of living.

64 Essential Ska Albums from 1964 to Present
With ska gaining mainstream traction in the U.S. once again, we put together a list of 64 essential ska albums from 1964 to present, with albums released during each of the past seven decades by artists from all over the world.

Exploring the scarred, 'tragic history' of Nebraska's Genoa Indian school | Omaha State and Regional News |
As the government makes long-awaited strides in unveiling the untold history of Indian Boarding Schools, researchers in Nebraska are hopeful it brings a reckoning not yet seen in the United

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