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Frosted Flakes: International Women’s Day and The Women’s Sports Network

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Also, Nebraska’s beach volleyball team and some spring football.

2022 Women’s Big Ten Tournament - Michigan v Nebraska Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images

Today is International Women’s Day and there is a new sports network coming out just for women’s sports. The Women’s Sports Network is a free, 24-7 streaming channel that plans to provide coverage of women’s sports and athletes.

How the Women’s Sports Network intends to cover female athletes “through a new lens” - SportsPro
Carol Stiff, an advisor to the Women’s Sports Network, on how the 24/7 streaming destination plans to cover female athletes like never before.

I’m hoping this could mean better coverage of our women’s college sports as well. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to watch all of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament games?

Here are your flakes.

Nebraska

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Says new Husker assistant Mickey Joseph of wideout Zavier Betts: "Zavier, you know, was an immature kid when I first got here. But now, he's grown up. He's starting to

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We're getting to know a lot of new guys around here this spring. So how about some daily post-practice snapshots on some of them as viewed...

Huskers Cruise Past Oklahoma Wesleyan - University of Nebraska
The Nebraska beach volleyball team swept Oklahoma Wesleyan 5-0 on Monday at the Hawks Championship Center. The Huskers improved to 4-4 on the season heading into

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