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Holy cow, here we are. Right at the beginning of the offseason. Not a single Husker sporting event until August.

It is time to sit back and enjoy the upcoming summer.

Yes, enjoy it. You do not need to sit and worry about the football or volleyball teams until at least late July or early August.

Need something to do? Go for a walk, run, bike ride, boat ride, camp, swim, or whatever else you folks do during the summer.

But whatever it is, enjoy it.

Mankilling Mastodons

Sherman: By any comparison, it’s an abysmal year for the Huskers’ big 3 men’s sports - The Athletic
As other Nebraska teams thrive, coaches Scott Frost, Fred Hoiberg and Will Bolt are a historically poor 34-61 since August.

Husker baseball's Anglim, Olson earn Big Ten postseason honors
It was also announced that Brice Matthews was one of the honorees for the Big Ten's Sportsmanship Award.

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2022 Nebraska Cornhuskers Offense Preview, Depth Chart, Offensive Coordinator - Off Tackle Empire
Plus, it’s the end of Nebraska’s balloon tradition (for now).

Are Scott Frost and Fred Hoiberg on the hot seat? Should Trev Alberts fire one? - Off Tackle Empire
2022 Nebraska football and basketball hot seat, coaching update, preview.

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How the removal of divisions would have impacted the Big Ten Championship Game - Maize n Brew
Back-to-back weeks of The Game?

Who is Omar Khan? Steelers to hire new GM from within to replace Kevin Colbert | Sporting News
The Steelers GM search has come to an end. They will make an internal hire and roll with Omar Khan as their next GM.

Brittney Griner’s Wife Was Asked If She Thinks WNBA Star’s Release Is a ‘Top Priority’ for U.S. - Sports Illustrated
Appearing on “Good Morning America” Wednesday, Cherelle Griner reflected on her wife’s detainment in Russia.

Oklahoma softball and the secrets behind the most dominant team in sports
United by faith and unburdened by pressure, the Sooners are breaking the mold on how to dominate.

Lane Kiffin on NIL, Nick Saban: 'He might double his championships' - On3
Lane Kiffin provided a shocking outlook on the later stages of Nick Saban’s career at Alabama as NIL continues to take shape.

Successful college football coaches who had bad 1st seasons
There are 29 new college football coaches this season, and chances are at least half will be gone five years from now.

Yellow Journalism

SNL's Best (And Worst) Musical Guests From The 2021-22 Season : NPR
A cold and methodical ranking of Saturday Night Live performances by Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Young Thug, Arcade Fire, Saweetie, LCD Soundsystem, Camila Cabello and more.

Dr. Dexter Holland, Offspring Singer Is Now an HIV Scientist
Before delivering a med school commencement address, Dr. Dexter Holland explained his HIV research and the scientific origin of “Come Out and Play.”

‘Top Gun’ Is Stupid, Brilliant, Dated, Timeless, and Perfect - The Ringer
Before the release of ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ it’s worth looking back on the inane glory of the quintessential ’80s movie that started it all

Lamb of God's "Laid to Rest" Is Featured In the Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers Reboot | MetalSucks
Lamb of God's single "Laid to Rest" is briefly featured in Disney+'s new 'Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers."

Conquering a Balkan Blood Feud—in Bovey, Minnesota
An American family descended from Serbian and Croatian immigrants finds a way to overcome old-world hatreds.

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