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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: AUG 28 Nebraska at Illinois

Favorite time of Year

Open your mind and expand

Just give it more time....

Mankilling Mastodon

Mandel's Mailbag: How attractive is the Nebraska job? Which Week 1 games might provide the biggest overreactions? – The Athletic
Why aren't sportswriters eviscerating Texas and Oklahoma for joining the SEC?

What's wrong with Nebraska football, and is Scott Frost the one to fix it?
After a dispiriting loss to Illinois in the season opener, it's hard to see much progress for Scott Frost at the start of Year 4. Can the program's former star quarterback change things before it's too late?

Kirk Herbstreit: No excuses for Scott Frost, Nebraska
Any optimism surrounding Nebraska ahead of the 2021 season died Saturday afternoon when the Cornhuskers fell 30-22 at Illinois.

Husker Hoops to hold joint Pro Day with Creighton
Instate rivals Nebraska and Creighton will join forces for a combined Pro Day for NBA scouts later this fall.

B1G 5: Nebraska will never be any better until its quarterback play is better
Scott Frost, former QB great, hasn't solved that position as Nebraska's coach. On why that matters, B1G power rankings, Indiana's rise and more.

Dave Feit on Huskers: I'm Not Mad, I'm Disappointed - All Huskers
Nebraska football loss at Illinois deflates already low expectations

Other News From The Sporting World

Shaky ground? Purdue staffer resigns days before season opener
The Boilermakers are dealing with some turmoil ahead of the season opener this Saturday.

Big Ten Football Power Rankings: The Beginning - Black Heart Gold Pants
Thanks to Illinois for completing the homework

NFL: Cam Newton's 5 possibilities for next team
The starting options might be very limited, but Newton certainly could find work with a new club.

Ohio State's Quinn Ewers Signs $1 Million-Plus Endorsement Deal - Sports Illustrated Ohio State Buckeyes News, Analysis and More
Ewers continues to cash in on his decision to reclassify and enroll early with the Buckeyes.

Could the 49ers Use a Decade-Old Idea to Get Back to the Super Bowl? - The Ringer
On Sunday, Kyle Shanahan showed the levels his offense could reach with Trey Lance under center. The effectiveness of the concepts the 49ers deployed—and how the team uses the rookie passer this season—could raise San Francisco’s ceiling to new heights.

Fordham Football Back for the Fall, 2021 Season Preview - The Observer
After a shortened spring Football season, the Fordham Football team is set to return to the field for a more traditional fall game schedule.

NFLPA reportedly opens investigation of Jags' Urban Meyer who said vaccine statuses influenced roster cuts -
The union is looking into Meyer, per ProFootballTalk

Texas A&M finalizing $90 million extension with Jimbo Fisher
Jimbo Fisher joined Texas A&M on a 10-year, $75 million contract. Now he's getting a raise.

Canada beats United States in overtime to win women’s hockey world championship - The Boston Globe
Marie-Philip Poulin scored at 7:22 of overtime to end the Americans' bid for a sixth straight world title.

Big Ten Volleyball Match Recap, Scores, Schedule, News - Off Tackle Empire
Wisconsin and Ohio State look great; Penn State takes step back

Keeler: Ed McCaffrey’s college coaching debut at UNC could be beautiful. It could be a disaster. It sure as heck won’t be boring. – The Fort Morgan Times
Ed McCaffrey’s honeymoon, 20 months and counting, has already lasted longer than three of Elizabeth Taylor’s marriages.

The Story 2021: As You Can See, I Can't Pay You | mgoblog
Anthems for a Seventeen Year Old Girl, Broken Social Scene


Hey. This is about us. It's not about anything else, even Michigan football. If you care that this post is here on this date, I'm talking to you. Here is what I am saying: I can't do it. I can do some of it. Just not all of it, anymore.

Yellow Journalism

Editorial: Nebraska communities' vision and resolve provide important examples | Editorial |
Nebraska communities aren't letting COVID stop their determined work to move forward.

Best punk albums of 1998 | '90s punk-rock albums | Alternative Press
From Refused's third effort and Alkaline Trio's debut LP to Rancid, the Offspring and more, these are some of the best punk albums 1998 had to offer.

I Found Out My Father Smuggled Cannabis From Afghanistan to Amsterdam
He was the “Bandit of Kabul,” who savoured full moon parties in Goa, legal hash shops in Nepal, cannabis oil experiments in Afghanistan, and smuggling missions to Amsterdam on Asia’s hippie trail of the 70s.

There May Be A New Northernmost Island On Planet Earth : NPR
The scientists initially thought they had arrived at Oodaaq, an island discovered in 1978. They instead wound up on an undiscovered island further north.

Why the global chip shortage is making it so hard to buy a PS5 - The Verge
Harvard professor Willy Shih joins Nilay Patel to explain the chip shortage, the complexities of working with silicon, and how microchips snuck their way into everything.

Auditory Enlightenment