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Mankilling Mastodons

Previewing Friday's Iowa vs. Nebraska Big Ten football game
Iowa football and Nebraska will battle Friday in Lincoln. Here's a quick look at the matchup.

Nebraska’s Ty Robinson to Return for a Sixth Season - All Huskers
Defensive lineman’s announcement comes as Husker players and coaches preview Friday’s game against Iowa

Talking Nebraska’s Tony White, Ty Robinson and the coming storm of offseason decisions - The Athletic
December in the transfer-portal era delivers on roster and coaching-carousel moves. Matt Rhule embraces the ride ahead.

Other News From The Sporting World

How Jim Harbaugh’s Suspension Became a Matter of Michigan’s Identity - The Ringer
Jim Harbaugh will miss Saturday’s game against Ohio State due to a Big Ten–issued suspension. Yet his impact—on the sign-stealing scandal that’s defined the season, on the College Football Playoff race, and on how Michigan views itself—will be at the center of everything.

WMU football ‘runs out of gas,’ unraveled by Bowling Green in ‘23 season finale loss - mlive.com
WMU trailed 31-3 at halftime and dropped back-to-back games to end its 2023 season on Tuesday night.

No. 4 Marquette downs No. 1 Kansas in Maui, Washington tops Florida State in College Football Playoff Rankings - CBSSports.com
The Golden Eagles have a chance to pick up consecutive victories over the nation's top two teams

James Madison won't sue NCAA to receive bowl eligibility - ESPN
James Madison will no longer pursue legal action against the NCAA for bowl eligibility following last week's denied request for a postseason waiver and subsequent loss that ended the Dukes' undefeated season.

College Football Playoff rankings: Washington moves to No. 4, jumping Florida State
There was movement in the top five of the College Football Playoff rankings for a second straight week.

Colts: Shaquille Leonard stunned by his release
Shaquille Leonard had no idea a release was coming from the Colts. He was hurt, but he showed up to his Thanksgiving turkey drive anyway.

Yellow Journalism

Is college athletics headed for The Great Split? 'We need to recreate or relaunch the NCAA' With a looming reality due to several lawsuits, power conference schools may soon operate under a new governance structure. What would it look like?

Canzano: Jonathan Smith speaks on his future at Oregon State
Smith said: "I’m trying to be truthful.”

12 Definitely True Facts About Tim Robinson | GQ
The comedian broke all our brains this year with his surreal Netflix show 'I Think You Should Leave'. But where does the king of cringe end and the real man begin?

USDA plant hardiness zone map update gardeners climate warming : NPR
"It feels like I'm not crazy." Gardeners aren't surprised as USDA updates key map.

Meet a Husker: Ketch Claymore. Ketch is dedciated to giving back… | by University of Nebraska-Lincoln | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | Nov, 2023 | Medium
Working on a ranch kickstarted Ketch Claymore’s interest in engineering. Now, the mechanical engineering with a minor in robotics and automated systems from McLaughlin, South Dakota is giving back…

Tired Ukrainian Troops Fight to Hold Back Russian Offensive: ‘They Come Like Zombies’ - WSJ
Russia is taking heavy casualties in the mud of eastern Ukraine as it presses to encircle the city of Avdiivka

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