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Husker Mike

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Early Signing w/o Early Official Visits? Bad Idea.

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Mike Ferrin thinks it's OK that players can choose to sign early with schools after only taking unofficial visits. We explore why it's not OK.

4 Huskers Top All-B1G Baseball Tournament Team

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The Big Ten honored Aaron Bummer, Kyle Kubat, Pat Kelly, and Ryan Boldt for their performances during the Big Ten tournament in Omaha.

Huskers Fall to Hoosiers 8-4 In B1G Title Game

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In front of a Big Ten record crowd of Husker fans, Indiana proved to be a worthy national seed, setting expectations that they'll be back in Omaha in three weeks.

B1G Baseball Title Gamethread: Huskers vs Hoosiers

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Join us for all the fun as the Husker and Hoosiers battle for the Big Ten baseball championship!

Will the B1G Baseball Tourney Return to Omaha?

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The huge turnout has caught the Big Ten's interest, and is forcing the Big Ten to rethink future plans for the baseball tournament. It'll undoubtedly return to Omaha. But probably not on an annual...

NU Reaches B1G Baseball Title Game After 6-1 Win

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Huskers score three runs on bases loaded walks, enroute to a 6-1 victory over Michigan in front of over 12k fans in Omaha. Nebraska advances to the Big Ten Championship Game on Sunday to play the...

NU beats MSU 3-2; Advance to B1G Baseball Semis

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Nebraska is just one win away from the Big Ten Baseball Championship game after another thrilling victory over a record crowd at Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park! Will you be there bright and early at 9...

ESPN: B1G Pays A Lot For Opponents for Good Reason

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ESPN has found that 10 Big Ten schools rank in the top 25 for paying for opponents to play games. Why? Because it's immensely more profitable for B1G schools to play games on campus.

Dienhart's 10 Game Conference Schedule: A Bad Idea

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As long as schools financially benefit more by playing home games against overmatched opponents, football schedules won't improve. Adding more conference games will simply mean fewer, in not...

B1G Hoops Tournament in Omaha? Why Not?

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The Big Ten is talking about expanding the rotation of basketball tournament host sites beyond Chicago and Indianapolis. Washington is first. There's talk about New York City being next. Detroit...

Martinez Fails Eagles Physical; Considers Surgery

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The former Nebraska quarterback's foot still isn't healed, and Taylor Martinez's father Casey is urging his son to consider surgery on his foot.

Eichorst on Pelini: "We're Lucky to Have Him"

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If Bo Pelini was on a hot seat list before, Shawn Eichorst just iced it down.

Husker Baseball's Road Trip from Heck

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A travel snafu scuttled the final game of the series with Creighton. While Creighton wants to play on Sunday, it's probably not in the best interests of Nebraska.

Recruitniks Reach Around Too Much Following Draft

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Recruiting experts were more than eager to proclaim their greatness over the predictions they got right. Problem is, they got many, many more wrong. And they won't admit it either.

OT Alex Lewis Appeals Sentence and Is Denied

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Incoming Nebraska offensive tackle Alex Lewis tried unsuccessfully to appeal his 45 day sentence from assaulting an Air Force Academy cadet. He'll spend the first half of his summer in jail, rather...

"Seat Yourself" Underway f/ Football Ticketholders

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Football ticketholders now have the opportunity to move their seat. Approximately 3,500 open seats are available for swapping or to be purchased, and soon, the public will be able to become season...

The Playoff Brings Us Less Football On New Years

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The playoff semifinals will grab fans interest. But with the other games lined up single file prior to it, will fans pay attention?

Will New Footballs Mean Better Ball Security?

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The new adidas Rifle footballs that Nebraska will use in 2014 are designed to have extra tack. Could this help reduce fumbles in the upcoming football season?

What If All That B1G TV Money Never Materializes?

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Cord-cutting is a very real phenomenon. It's now a question of when, not if, the bubble of sports broadcasting rights will burst. Will the Big Ten be able to get a new TV deal before it happens? Or...

Will the NCAA Change Enough to Hold off a Union?

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While Northwestern's players vote to authorize a union, the NCAA will vote to grant the Big 5 conference schools the ability to provide athletes some of the money they help their schools generate....

Nebrasketball: Georgetown's Moses Ayegba is "N"

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Kenya Hunter convinces his former player from Georgetown to join him in Lincoln. The 6'9" 245 pound senior is best known as a shot blocker.

BTN Sets 8 pm Kickoff for Illinois, 6:30 pm @ NW

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Nebraska now has at least five prime time football games in 2014 with these latest announcements.

Iowa DL Coach Gets a New Gig - At Culvers

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After 15 years with Kirk Ferentz at Iowa, recruiting coordinator and defensive line coach Eric Johnson finally found a way out of Iowa City. Selling Butterburgers, frozen custard, and walleye at...

Fresno State Game Kicks off at 9:30 on CBSSN

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The Mountain West conference announced that Nebraska's game against Fresno State will kick off at 9:30 pm central, and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. That's not your local CBS...

Tim Brando: Tennessee Should Pursue Tim Miles

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Former CBS host Tim Brando is a big Tim Miles fan, and suggests that Tennessee should pursue Miles to replace Cuonzo Martin. But why is Tennessee, a fan base that ran Martin off, a better job than...

Huskers vs. Miami & Michigan State in Prime Time

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Games to be televised by ABC or ESPN (to be determined at a later time), and the door may be opening for a potential prime time game at Wisconsin on November 15.

Spring Game Report Card

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We know enough not to read too much into what we see (other than coaches holding cats) in a spring game. So here's an abridged report card, knowing it's all meaningless in the end.

Bo Pelini: A Coach and His Cat

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The running gag about Nebraska's head coach and a cat went to epic levels when Pelini and a cat led the Huskers onto the field for the Spring Game. It lightens up a tarnished public image for a...

Spring Game: Offense vs. Defense in 2014?

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Injuries may force the alteration of the spring game format to offense vs. defense this year. But that wrinkle might add a little more intrigue to this year's game. The weather looks like it'll be...

Bo Pelini: Growing More Comfortable In Lincoln

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Bo Pelini seems to be more relaxed these days. He's become more open to the media, and even pokes fun online at his reputation. Is Pelini finally getting comfortable with his job in terms of the...

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