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Hagel's Fate Was Sealed Long Ago

James Joyner Defense, United States "In reality, it was presaged nearly two years ago in the former Army sergeant and Nebraska Senator's farcical confirmation hearings before his one-time colleagues."  To the surprise of many, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned his post Monday, apparently under heavy pressure. Show More Summary

Samaje Perine's 427-yard game against Kansas could happen to your team next

College football's spread offense era has made it harder than ever to defend against straightforward rushing attacks. Melvin Gordon rushing for 408 yards against Nebraska in the snow stands as a testament to his athleticism, a crowning...Show More Summary

Christmas Comes Early - Bishop Conley Celebrates Ad Orientem at the Cathedral for Feast of Christ the King

Following Bishop James Conley's pastoral column in the Southern Nebraska Register which we reported last week, His Excellency has celebrated the Mass for the feast of Christ the King (OF) ad orientem at his diocese's Cathedral of the Risen Christ in advance of the promised celebration of Christmas midnight Mass ad orientem. Show More Summary

Kenny Bell Injury: Updates on Nebraska Star's Head and Return

When Nebraska and Iowa lock horns in a Big Ten clash Friday, the Cornhuskers may very well be without top wide receiver Kenny Bell. According to Brian Rosenthal of The Lincoln Journal Star, the senior wideout is questionable for theShow More Summary

Few Teams Have Been More Mediocre Than Nebraska This Decade

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There are a two ways to go about being mediocre in college football. Strictly definitionally, a team can settle in somewhere directly between schools like Stanford and those like Eastern Michigan—finishing around.500 every season. But...Show More Summary

Nebraska Football: Fans Should Be Thankful for Clarity from Minnesota Loss

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Nebraska fans will be looking hard for something about which to be thankful. In the course of seven days, Nebraska fans saw their Cornhuskers go from an 8-1 team on the periphery of the College Football Playoff to (at best) the third-best team in the Big Ten West. Show More Summary

Strain specificity important for developing new probiotics

Different strains from the same bacteria species can show different probiotic effects in an animal, work from Dr Steven Frese at the University of Nebraska has shown.

Value of Thanksgiving is priceless but cost is about the same

Heading to Nebraska for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, and we can’t wait for the food, the football, the ping pong matches, the football, the butter ball soup, the card games, the football, the pumpkin pie, the Cool Whip, the pecan pie, and the football.

History Buffs: Iwo Jima Photo Has 70-Year-Old Error

Two amateur historians—one in Ireland, another in Nebraska—say that after spending dozens of hours reviewing the iconic World War II photo of the flag-raising in Iwo Jima, and consulting other historic photos and documents, one of the six men listed in the photo has been misidentified. Their full...

Melvin Gordon Must Carry Wisconsin to a Big Ten Title to Win Heisman

One week ago, Melvin Gordon vaulted into college football’s national spotlight with a 408-yard rushing effort against Nebraska that set the FBS single-game rushing record (for a week, as it turned out, thanks to Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine’s...Show More Summary

Pipeline Politics

Talk about being in the middle of Middle America. This week I’m in bitterly cold Nebraska — Omaha, to be exact — visiting with my wife Colleen’s family. On Tuesday

Should Nebraska's Bo Pelini Be on the Hot Seat After Loss to Minnesota?

Bo Pelini has been here before. In fact, this November feels eerily similar to last November for the University of Nebraska head coach. As a result, Pelini is now being placed firmly back on the hot seat. Should he be there, though? That's the million-dollar question. The easy answer would be yes. Show More Summary

Melvin Gordon’s single-game rushing record lasted all of one week

Last week, Melvin Gordon set a single-game rushing record, trampling Nebraska for 408 yards and breaking LaDainian Tomlinson’s 15-year-old mark for TCU. The Wisconsin running back was so dominant that he got his numbers in just three quarters, sitting out the fourth altogether as the Badgers were comfortably ahead. Just a hunch that Gordon now wishes that […]

Minnesota vs. Nebraska: Game Grades, Analysis for the Huskers

The Minnesota Golden Gophers proved they are worthy of being talked about as one of the better teams in the Big Ten, defeating Nebraska at Memorial Stadium 28-24. The final box score can be found here, thanks to The Huskers looked as if they were going to run away with the game, as they led 21-7 at the half. Show More Summary

Minnesota vs. Nebraska final score: 3 things we learned from the Gophers' 28-24 rally victory

The Huskers struck first, but short-handed Nebraska couldn't hold on for the win. On Senior Day in Lincoln, the No. 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers weathered an early storm and scored a late touchdown to upset the host No. 23 Nebraska, 28-24. Nebraska...Show More Summary

Nebraska loses to Minnesota, fumbling what was nearly the go-ahead TD

What a brutal way to end a game. Nebraska's chance to come back and beat Minnesota died in bizarre fashion. Tommy Armstrong appeared to hit Demornay Pierson-El and he was heading into the end zone, but Briean Boddy-Calhoun stripped the...Show More Summary

Nebraska fan has aggressive Cornhuskers-shaped hair/scalp

We see fans with sports-themed hair from time to time. But this guy went above and beyond. Here's someone with Big Red and the phrase GO BIG RED shaved into their hair at Nebraska-Minnesota. Please identify yourself. You win everything. Nothing else to say. Show More Summary

Nebraska Blocks Field Goal, Returns It for Touchdown vs. Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were expecting to draw closer against the Nebraska Cornhuskers with an easy 30-yard field-goal attempt, but things didn't go according to plan. The Cornhuskers ended up blocking the field goal, then Nate Gerry recovered the ball and took it all the way to the other end zone for a touchdown, putting Nebraska up 21-7. Show More Summary

Nebraska fan wears horrible ghoulish corn mask

NO NO NO NONON ONONONO: I think that's a blight of some sort. Might not wanna eat it. Your corn's teeth should be way cleaner than this. (via ESPN)

Nebraska's Randy Gregory back in Minnesota game after injury scare

The Huskers' star pass rusher is back in the game after a few tense minutes on the sidelines. UPDATE: Gregory is back in the game after missing only a few minutes. Nebraska defensive end and potential top-10 NFL Draft pick Randy Gregory has left the Huskers' game against Minnesota with what appears to be a head/neck injury. Show More Summary

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