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Monday Flakes: Moon Poop, Howdy Doody, and Another Volleyball Sweep

Was there football this weekend? I don’t remember any football being played.

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NCAA Womens Volleyball: Omaha at Nebraska Dylan Widger-USA TODAY Sports

All three of the college/pro football teams I follow have new head coaches.

All three showed that the more things change, the more they stay the same. For two of those teams, that was not a good thing. Fortunately, the Jackrabbits extended their winning streak with a thriller that came down to the wire.

So, what bright spots do you have in your football world? Any?

On a different note, you may have heard about the bull that was riding in the passenger seat of a car and the cops pulled the owner over. That story went viral and now there are T-shirts!

Howdy Doody t-shirts for sale, proceeds going to youth enrichmen - NORTHEAST - NEWS CHANNEL NEBRASKA
A week after Howdy Doody and his owner went viral, t-shirts are being sold with proceeds going back to the community.

Corn Flakes

Carriker Chronicles: Nebraska-Colorado Gut Reaction - All Huskers
Matt Rhule & Nebraska’s gut punch of a loss to Deion Sanders & Colorado

Buffaloes ‘impose our will’ in dominant win over Cornhuskers - ESPN
Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders finished his second start with 393 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns, as the Buffaloes breezed past Nebraska, 36-14 on Saturday, improving to 2-0 on the season, while the Cornhuskers fell to 0-2.

Nebraska football initial thoughts: Colorado’s quick turnaround only adds to Huskers’ pain - The Athletic
The loss sends Nebraska home to Lincoln for Matt Rhule’s coaching debut at Memorial Stadium with an 0-2 mark.

Turnovers, Jeff Sims injury concern Huskers after loss at No. 22 Colorado
With two challenging road contests to start the season, the Matt Rhule era beginning 0-2 was always a realistic outcome for the Huskers.

#4 Nebraska Volleyball Sweeps Long Beach State - Corn Nation
Tough defense and a strong attack got the job done.


MSU has suspended Mel Tucker and named Harlon Barnett acting head coach
Michigan State vice president and athletic director Alan Haller announced Sunday afternoon that Tucker has been suspended as the university’s head football coach without pay while awaiting a final hearing on the investigation’s results scheduled for early October.

You may remember the name Brenda Tracy from a few years ago when Mike Riley reached out and asked her to address the Husker football team.

Team USA loses OT thriller to Canada in World Cup bronze-medal game - ESPN
Team USA lost a thrilling overtime contest at the World Cup to Canada, which won a major international medal in men’s basketball for the first time in 87 years.

‘Brought to tears’: Coco Gauff describes the moments after her US Open win - ABC News
Coco Gauff’s victory enshrined the 19-year-old in the history books for being one of the few Black women to win the U.S. Open title.

AP Top 25: Texas jumps to No. 4 after beating ‘Bama; Pac-12 sets conference high with 8 ranked teams - NBC Sports
Texas jumped seven spots to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday after beating Alabama, and the Pac-12 became just the second conference to place as many as eight teams in an AP Top 25.

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Central Victorian Michael Reid gives books a new chapter by saving them from landfill - ABC News
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Weird news: Walkers creates world’s biggest ‘billboard’ by turning 30,000 potato plants into huge advert – Potato News Today
Yorkshire-based potato farmer Tim Rodwell helped the crisp brand turn roughly 30,000 potato plant into its biggest and most unusual campaign to date.

Move over crop circles!

The Weekly Dump

Who Exactly Owns Neil Armstrong's Moon Poop? And Why Is It So Important We Get It Back? | IFLScience
There are 96 bags of poop on the Moon, and there are very good reasons to get them back.