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Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska recruiting: If Dylan Raiola lands at Georgia, how do 2024 expectations change? - The Athletic
Updates on Huskers 2024 recruiting targets from across the state and the region, in addition to the top-ranked five-star QB.

Jeremy Pernell: A Whole New Scheme at Linebacker for Nebraska, but Two Mainstays Return - All Huskers
Adapting to Tony White’s new system will be crucial this season

Nebraska Football: Matt Rhule unloads post-spring thoughts on Huskers offensive position groups
Matt Rhule gives post-spring evaluations of the QBs, RBs, TEs and an offensive line "desperate" to prove themselves.

Sipple: Nebraska recruit Barnes eschews self-promotion
Incoming Nebraska recruit D'Andre Barnes didn't play the social-media game in recruiting, but still found home with Huskers.

Other News From The Sporting World

Rose Bowl Game to Become College Football Playoff Quarterfinal on January 1, 2025 – Pasadena Now
Daily Newsmagazine and City Guide to Pasadena, California featuring local news, breaking news, events, weather, sports news, schools news, shopping, restaurants and more from Pasadena Now

Sixers Win Game 5, Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Celtics - The Ringer
Chris and Raheem react to the win and preview Game 6

Magnus Carlsen’s Legacy Is Still Being Written - The Ringer
The highest-ranked grandmaster of all time has won everything there is to win in professional chess. Now he’s ready to walk away and do something else—sort of.

NFL announces 2023 International Series: Jaguars play twice overseas, Chiefs vs. Dolphins set for Germany
Five NFL contests will take place in Europe this year – three in England, plus two in Frankfurt, Germany.

Ex-Michigan star suggests transfer to Kansas was a financial decision -
Hunter Dickinson suggests his decision to leave Michigan was a financial one

Georgia's championship team declines White House invitation | AP News
Georgia’s national championship football team is declining an invitation to visit the White House.

Prosecutors: Former Bills punter Matt Araiza wasn't present during alleged gang rape
A recently released 200-plus-page transcript details exculpatory evidence in the case against Matt Araiza.

How the Bolder Boulder 10K Became One of the World’s Most Cherished Road Races - Outside Online
45,000 runners are expected to run this year’s Memorial Day 10K on May 29

Yellow Journalism

CBS Fenders & Norlin Gibsons: Once Shunned, Now Rising | | Reverb News
The late '60s and '70s guitars collectors loved to hate are now hot commodities. What changed?

We may never settle the ‘free will’ debate, but tapping into it is still worthwhile | Aeon Videos
Investigating where the ‘free will’ debate currently stands, from the vantage of neuroscience, physics and moral philosophy

A forgotten opera gets its world premiere 280 years late : NPR
A Jean-Philippe Rameau opera, left unfinished at time of his death and recently completed by a musicologist, gets its premiere 280 years later, with extravagant costumes.

What America’s tiny banks do that big ones don’t | The Economist
The advantages of boots on the ground | United States

Norfolk airport looking to add rental car options, increase busi - NORTHEAST - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
Bill Jepsen believes that the airport is an important asset for the community. He's working with the City of Norfolk to expand the reach of the airport

There's a 'volume war' happening in music : NPR
Lead vocalists have gotten quieter over the decades, compared with the rest of the band, according to a new study. Beck says it's part of the "volume wars."

DNA Sheds Light On Mystery About Where Native Americans Came From | IFLScience
They may not be who we thought they were.

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