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Scott Frost Day News: The Same Mistakes, Wheelchair Rugby, and Bowling Balls

It can be hard to fix something even when the problem is obvious.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: AUG 28 Nebraska at Illinois Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

It isn’t fun writing these after a loss. We’ve gotten a lot of practice lately, but that still doesn’t make it easier. You all saw the same thing on the field Saturday as I did.

When the problem is obvious, it seems like a fix should be too. But it isn’t. I’ll keep watching this team and cheering for them, but I’ve already checked my expectations at the door - and remember that my prediction was that bowl eligibility would be significant progress.

Frosted Flakes

Huskers hang on against Bears to start off 3-0 | Sports |
The Nebraska women’s soccer team held on to a tight 2-1 win over Big 12 opponent Baylor as it moved to 3-0 on the season. Nebraska’s win also sees Baylor

Game notes: Tannor’s ‘bang-bang’ play a ‘huge swing’; Huskers continue to address special-team mistakes | Sports |
Caleb Tannor’s penalties for roughing the passer and taunting changed the game in a hurry, but his teammates liked the way he was playing.

‘It looked like the same movie’: Mistakes, sloppy play cost Huskers in season-opening loss to Illinois | National |
Instead of standing up to adversity, the Huskers in the middle of the game gave up too much ground to get back into a season-opening loss.

Huskers Fall in 2OT at OU - University of Nebraska
Norman, Okla. – The Nebraska soccer team (3-1-0) dropped a heartbreaker to Oklahoma in double overtime, 1-0, at John Crain Field on Sunday afternoon. This marked

Are Nebraska fans done buying tickets to ‘the same movie’?
In “The Matrix,” when you experience déjà vu, something has been changed in the program.In Year 4 of Scott Frost’s Nebraska program, nothing has changed.

Huskers are an Oddity that’s Hard to Explain, Harder to Fix - Nebraska Football | Hail Varsity
We give some more thought from Nebraska’s loss at Illinois as we start your Monday off with the Weekly Rundown column.
Nebraska does things that statistically win football teams games, and yet continues to lose. And time is running out to figure out how to fix that.

Sportin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

A (possibly fake?) high school apparently duped its way into playing on ESPN - Footballscoop
An “online-only prep school” found its way on ESPN’s air Sunday... after playing on Friday.

The best season ever? How Shohei Ohtani’s 2021 compares to the greats
Babe Ruth in 1920? Barry Bonds in 2001? From Triple Crown to Cy Young winners, Ohtani’s magical season has plenty of competition.

Paralympian David Brown Is The World's Fastest Blind Runner : NPR
David Brown already has one Paralympic medal under his belt. He and sighted guide Moray Steward hope to sprint their way to another in Tokyo.

Wheelchair rugby smashes stereotypes at the Paralympics
TOKYO (AP) — American captain Joe Delagrave was asked to explain wheelchair rugby. He knew he wasn't being politically correct about it — he didn't want to be — after the United States defeated Australia 49-42 to reach Sunday's gold-medal final of the Paralympics against Britain.

Another Week - Another Poop Article

Bird Poop on Cars: Have the Motor MythBusters “Bottomed Out”?!
A UK study showed birds prefer to poop on red cars, but the Motor MythBusters are skeptical. What is a bird’s favorite color for “the business''?

More Noise and Other Disturbances

A Pilgrimage To Meet Germany's Last Beer-Brewing Nun : NPR
As part of NPR's summer travel series, Rob Schmitz takes us to a remote corner of southern Germany, where a nun has been brewing Bavarian beer for nearly five decades.

A bad solar storm could cause an “Internet apocalypse” | Ars Technica
Undersea cables would be hit especially hard by a coronal mass ejection.

25 Famous Songs With Misunderstood Meanings | Mental Floss
Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the U.S.A.' isn't the patriotic anthem you think it is, and it turns out that 'Gangnam Style' has a real message behind it.

Good News in History, August 30 - Good News Network
Warren Buffet turns 91 today.

2-year-old helps his best friend celebrate her 100th birthday
Neighbors Mary O'Neill and Benjamin Olson developed a close friendship from behind a fence during COVID-19 crisis and recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

Then There’s This