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  • GOP attempt to change Nebraska’s electoral vote system fails

    A Republican attempt to reinstate the winner-take-all system for Nebraska’s presidential electors was thwarted Tuesday by a legislative filibuster, derailing a GOP effort to increase the chances of their 2016 …


  • Newsmakers: North Carolina point guard

    North Carolina point guard


  • Texas ready to go against Huskers, crowd in volleyball final

    Not that Nebraska volleyball fans needed any more reason to show up. They love their Cornhuskers, especially when they’re close to home playing for a national championship, and Saturday night’s …


  • Volleyball: Washington ousted in Elite Eight

    Kadie Rolfzen had 20 kills and 15 digs and Nebraska topped Washington in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I tournament in Lexington, Kentucky. Scores were 25-17, 21-25, 25-20 and …


  • Bowl season will be limited to three or less 5-7 teams

    Nebraska, Minnesota and San Jose State will be playing in bowl games with 5-7 records.


  • Southern California, Nebraska meet in Holiday Bowl

    SAN DIEGO – Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian said he has always been a fan of the Holiday Bowl. He remembers watching Barry Sanders running wild against Wyoming in 1988 …


  • Nebraska upsets No. 3 Washington at NCAA volleyball

    Nebraska rallied after dropping the first set and stunned third-seeded Washington in the third round of the NCAA volleyball tournament at Alaska Airlines Arena Friday in Seattle. Scores were 20-25, …


  • Cougs hope Jekyll, not Hyde shows up

    No two games typified the all-or-nothing year the Washington State women’s basketball team had more than the series it played against Oregon, the Cougar’ ‘opening-round opponent Thursday in the Pac-12 …


  • Cougar women hope Jekyll, not Hyde shows up

    No two games typified the all-or-nothing year the Washington State women’s basketball team has had than the series it played against Oregon, the Cougar’s opening-round opponent Thursday in the Pac-12 …


  • Nebraska beats No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in Gator Bowl

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Facing third-and-14 at its own 1, Nebraska had a choice: Sneak the ball in hopes of getting a little room to punt or take a shot deep. …


  • Poignant trip through middle America

    Dylan Thomas taught us all we ever need to know about old age, death and dying: “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Woodrow “Woody” Grant makes his rage …


  • Cougars topple No. 10 Nebraska women

    Washington State made a season-high 12 shots from beyond the arc and held off No. 10 Nebraska 76-72 in nonconference women’s basketball at Lincoln, Neb. It was the WSU program’s …


  • Zagonomics 101

    Rod Butler started attending Gonzaga basketball games in 1980 when a guy named John Stockton began throwing the ball around on his way to the NBA Hall of Fame. Just …


  • Nebraska football carries full load of Cottons

    Nebraska football truly is a family affair for the Cottons. Offensive line coach Barney Cotton played for the Cornhuskers in the 1970s. Ben and Sam, his oldest and youngest sons, …


  • Senator’s retirement deals Democrats a setback

    Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska told his supporters today he plans to retire rather than seek a third term, a significant setback for Democratic efforts to maintain control of the …


  • Penn State loses first game without Paterno

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – If they didn’t know better, fans in Happy Valley would have thought they were watching Joe Paterno’s team. No. 12 Penn State played tough defense and …


  • Taylor Martinez, Cornhuskers push aside Huskies

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Washington kept coming back against Nebraska, but in the end the Huskies couldn’t overcome a flurry of bad breaks in the third quarter of their 51-38 loss …


  • Nebraska opens football practice without Starling

    LINCOLN, Neb. – With millions of dollars potentially at stake, Bubba Starling is putting football at Nebraska on hold until he decides whether to sign with the Kansas City Royals. …


  • Nebraska rolls over UW

    Taylor Martinez ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns, threw for another 150 yards and a score and the eighth-ranked overwhelmed Washington in a convincing 56-21 win on Saturday.


  • Nebraska defense too much for Idaho

    Taylor Martinez ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns and Roy Helu Jr. had 107 yards and a TD, but the Huskers (2-0) committed four turnovers and had 10 penalties …


  • Nebraska restricting abortions

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Two landmark measures putting new restrictions on abortion became law in Nebraska on Tuesday, including one that critics say breaks with court precedent by changing the legal …


  • Speedy Wildcats upset Huskers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The quicker, more athletic Kentucky Wildcats ended Nebraska’s record-breaking season. A’dia Mathies scored 21 points and fourth-seeded Kentucky roared past the top-seeded Cornhuskers 76-67 on Sunday …

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