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Updated Aug 4, 2015 at 10:37 AM

A couple of years ago when Sports Illustrated wanted to put Zack Greinke on its cover, the pitching phenom refused to cooperate. They wound up taking an overhead photo of Greinke from a distance. You could not see his face, only his name and number on the back of his jersey.“They’ll probably sell their least amount of magazines in a long time,” Greinke told baseball writer Joe Posnanski when both were living in Kansas City.“Except when NASCAR was on the cover.”

Updated Aug 3, 2015 at 10:22 AM

After a comment by challenger Bethe Correia that Ronda Rousey perceived as a cheap shot at her dead father, the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champ promised to make her opponent pay.Justice was swift but thorough.

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 12:04 PM

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 752 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2014-2015 season. This number once again breaks the previous year's total of 676 and sets a new all-time...

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 11:57 AM

After a summer of practices and preparations, the Nebraska women's basketball team embarks on a nearly two-week tour of Australia, Aug. 1-12. The Huskers will play four games on the tour, while making extended stays in Melbourne, Cairns...

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 11:55 AM

Nebraska junior defensive tackle Maliek Collins and sophomore receiver/punt returner De’Mornay Pierson-El are among 11 Big Ten players named to the conference’s preseason Players to Watch list Thursday morning.  A media...

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 11:54 AM

Nebraska rising sophomores Landon Bartel and Angela Mercurio will represent their countries at the Pan American Junior Championships this Sunday in Edmonton, Canada.

Updated Jul 31, 2015 at 8:28 AM

Husker faithful are reminded to mark Wednesday, Aug. 5 on their calendar for the annual Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular.

Updated Jul 30, 2015 at 9:51 AM

All the other quarterbacks do it.The Pats would have won anyway.They hate us cuz they ain’t us.Roger Goodell is a (very bad word).

Updated Jul 29, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Peru State women's golf student-athlete Marisa Pribnow (Lincoln) has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) recipient of the Dr. LeRoy Walker Champions of Character award. Pribnow noted she is...

Updated Jul 29, 2015 at 9:01 AM

Syracuse will face Hickman at 5:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) in what the Rockets hope to be a championship doubleheader at the Class B area one Seniors tournament at Clemmy Holmes Field.Hickman is still unbeaten at the double...

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 11:44 AM

The University of Nebraska Athletic Department recently added Dr. Todd Stull to its full-time staff as Nebraska’s Director of Sports Psychology. Previously, Stull had worked as a consulting sport psychiatrist for the Huskers.

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