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Sorry that flakes was a little late this morning. Stuff came up...

NCAA Violation Articles And Tweets

NCAA investigating Nebraska football program
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska announced Wednesday that the NCAA is looking into its football program after a report said Cornhuskers staff improperly used analysts and consultants with the knowledge of coach Scott Frost and even moved workouts off campus last year when such activities were banned during the pandemic.

Nebraska Cornhuskers Football & Coach Scott Frost Under Investigation for NCAA Violations | The Action Network
The Action Network's Brett McMurphy reports that the Nebraska football program and coach Scott Frost are under NCAA investigation entering the 2021 season.

WATCH: Frost, Alberts discuss NCAA football investigation
The Athletic Department confirmed it has been working with the NCAA to 'review a matter' concerning its football program.

Nebraska football under investigation by NCAA: Source - The Athletic
A source close to the Nebraska athletic department confirms the football program has been the subject of an NCAA investigation for months.

Did Scott Frost want out of Oklahoma game? Past Bill Moos statements help explain what happened | Football | omaha.com
Did Scott Frost actively try to get out of this season's Oklahoma game? Past statements from former Husker A.D. Bill Moos given to The World-Herald help explain what happened.

Mankilling Mastodons

In the Big Ten, only Memorial Stadium and Michigan’s Big House are totally dry on game days. In the Big Ten, only Memorial Stadium and Michigan’s Big House are totally dry on game days.

Nebraska's A.D. Is Tougher Than Your A.D. - All Huskers
Trev Alberts talks about the time he dislocated his shoulder. (Spoiler: He still played.)

Husker offensive lineman Fritzche enters transfer portal | Football | journalstar.com
The 6-foot-7, 290-pounder didn't appear in a game in his two years in Lincoln. He redshirted in 2019, and didn't play in a game in 2020.

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Report: NHL Teams to Feature Ads on Jerseys for 2022-23 - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
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Report: Nevada football moving fall camp to Stanford for rest of week - Mountain West Connection
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