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A Nebraska man is making political waves over his impassioned plea to take action against boneless chicken wings
A group of Nebraska football players filed a lawsuit asking a jury to force the Big Ten Conference to reinstate a fall football season.
Nebraska’s primary election was overwhelmingly quiet Tuesday as voters steered clear of polling sites while shattering the state record for absentee voting with nearly 400,000 mail-in ballots.
American Indian tribes and environmental groups are pressuring a federal judge to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska less than two weeks after it started, because of fears over workers spreading the coronavirus and worries about a future spill.
Even as most Americans are under orders from their governor to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, leaders in a handful of states have steadfastly refused to take that action, arguing it’s unneeded and could be harmful.
Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of snow is on the ground in the Dakotas, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
Hunter Sallis, a four-star combo guard in the 2021 class, will visit Gonzaga this weekend.
Haanif Cheatham scored 19 points and Jervay Green scored 14 and Nebraska pulled away for an 82-71 win over Washington State in the Cayman Islands Classic.
Fred Hoiberg knows the track record of Nebraska basketball coaches isn’t good. He wanted the job anyway.
Nebraska’s football team is getting a new, state-of-the-art athletic facility intended to boost recruiting and improve the Huskers’ standing nationally, university officials announced Friday.
The upcoming game at Nebraska has been circled on the calendar for a while as potentially the first tough test for an Ohio State team that entered the season with a lot of questions.
Jovan Dewitt’s happy place is on the practice field. He’s never appreciated being there as much as he does now. Dewitt is back at his job as Nebraska’s outside linebackers coach following intense treatments for throat cancer that caused him to lost 102 pounds and zapped most of his energy. He had 38 rounds of radiation and three rounds of chemotherapy and was hospitalized most of April. He weighed about 310 pounds before his diagnosis and was just over 200 after the treatment regimen.
Scott Frost starts his second year at Nebraska with an experienced quarterback and high expectations. The Cornhuskers went 4-2 after an 0-6 start last season and are a trendy pick to win the Big Ten West. The reason Nebraska is favored in a wide-open division is Adrian Martinez. He was the most productive freshman quarterback in the nation. The defense is expected to continue the improvement that started last season. Nebraska allowed an average of 14 fewer points over the last six games.
New Nebraska basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is preparing his team for a nine-day trip to Italy starting Aug. 3. The Cornhuskers will play four games against club and professional teams. Hoiberg is following the plan he used to turn around Iowa State earlier this decade. He’s brought in five transfers from four-year schools and two from junior colleges in addition to four scholarship freshmen.
Johnson took over as WSU’s interim athletic director in 2017 after former AD Bill Moos left the school for the same job at Nebraska.
Nebraska officials are laying the groundwork for the state’s voter-approved Medicaid expansion program, but many people who will eventually qualify now face a long and difficult wait.
Nebraska has hired Lisa Johnson from Idaho to be the Cornhuskers’ new women’s golf coach. Athletic director Bill Moos announced Johnson would take over for Robin Krapfl, who resigned last month after 32 seasons.
A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.
Nebraska’s Noor Ahmed is the only golfer at the college level or higher known to wear a hijab while competing. Ahmed says she hopes Muslim girls are watching her and encouraged to chase their dreams in environments where they might encounter fear, uncertainty and hostility. Ahmed has been the Cornhuskers’ No. 2 player most of the spring. She helped them win their first tournament title in five years.
Powerful spring snow storm creating hazardous travel conditions in parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes regions