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Friday Flakes: Moms Trucking Their Sons at Football Practice

Who doesn’t want to watch a bunch of moms taking their sons in full pads?

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I loved watching every second of this.

It’s probably somewhat embarrassing for these kids which is just perfect.


A hangover, a New Jersey spa and an ex-Goldman Sachs trader - The story behind the wildest college football bet of the offseason
The story behind the wildest college football bet of the offseason begins on a Sunday night in April in Freehold, New Jersey, where two gambling buddies -- a local restaurant owner with a hangover and a former Goldman Sachs trader -- are chatting after hours at a Russian-style bathhouse.

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren to miss 2022-23 NBA season with foot injury suffered in pro-am basketball game
Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren will miss the 2022-23 season because of a Lisfranc injury to his right foot.

What could the Angels sale mean for Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout and Anaheim? These are the potential ripple effects
The Los Angeles Angels are for sale. Arte Moreno, who has owned the team since 2003, will seek a buyer for a franchise that currently employs two of this generation’s most dazzling talents and plays in the country’s second-largest market. Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and a foothold in the Los Angeles area. It would all sound much more appealing if Moreno’s tenure hadn’t turned into a blueprint for how to waste superstar talent by neglecting, bungling or outright refusing to invest in every other aspect of building a winning MLB organization.

Top-10 QB/WR duos for 2022 Fantasy Football: Are Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen best in the game?
Who are the top passing duos in the NFL? Are they worth stacking in fantasy drafts? Matt Harmon investigates.

Novak Djokovic won't travel to compete in U.S. Open
Though no official announcement has been made, Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic announced Thursday on Twitter he won't travel to the United States to play in the U.S. Open this year. It will be the second major tournament he'll miss because of his vaccination status.

Northwestern expert gives takes and prediction on season opener - On3 ($)
The start of the 2022 college football season is just days away, and Nebraska is set to kick it off against Northwestern in Ireland. For the second consecutive year, the Huskers will headline the Week 0 schedule.

Nebraska Football Day 3 in Dublin practice report - On3
The Nebraska Football team practiced for 2 hours on the pitch next to Aviva Stadium on Thursday and we got a chance to watch a portion of practice. On3 Nebraska’s Steve Sipple and Gregg Peterson break down what we learned and saw today.

Who could breakout for Nebraska in 2022?
The Nebraska football season is now just a week away and that means we’re going to start getting answers to the many questions we’ve had for a program that has undergone some serious changes in a short amount of time.

Where Nebraska's class stands as the Huskers prepare to start season
Nebraska is set to start their 2022 season.

The Huskers will have a handful of 2023 recruits monitoring their season. They currently have 13 commitments in the class which ranks No. 44 overall in the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings.

Frost: 'Pretty much the hay is in the barn'
Husker head coach Scott Frost met with the media on Thursday in Aviva Stadium ahead of Nebraska’s matchup with Northwestern. Here are a few quick hits from the session.

— Frost said he was initially concerned coming over to Ireland about how his team would react to the travel and focusing between the number of tours scheduled, but he said Thursday he was proud of the way his team has handled things.


Lifestyles · Collaborative Fund
Fifty-four years ago this month, in a push for publicity, The Sunday Times offered £5,000 to whoever could sail solo nonstop around the world the fastest. It was technically a race, but that was an afterthought, as no one had ever completed the feat.

Is the Detroit self-defense guy for real?
Commander Dale Brown's self-defense videos went viral over the past year -- especially in the sports world. Is he a guru, a joke or all of the above?

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