Breaking Brad: How much do you love your chocolate pudding?

A man in the Czech Republic used a chainsaw to cut a hole in a restaurant wall so that he could crawl inside after it closed and finish his chocolate pudding. This sounds crazy only to people who have never tasted chocolate pudding.


Shatel: Don’t count out Ameer Abdullah for a run at Mike Rozier's mark

Ameer Abdullah’s time at Nebraska won’t be defined by numbers, but that doesn’t mean we won’t keep track.

Breaking Brad: Oklahoma rolls out the welcome mat for new students; UNL sends tuition bill

The University of Oklahoma welcomed a new student by sending 300 current students, the marching band and the Sooner Schooner to her house to present her an acceptance letter. When I was accepted by UNL, I’m pretty sure the letter came postage due.

Breaking Brad: 'Anyone else' the early leader to be next U.S. president

According to an AOL News poll 26 percent would vote for Hillary Clinton for president, 13 percent of Mitt Romney and 61 percent for “Anyone else.” I had no idea “Anyone else” was eligible. In the upcoming Nebraska election, I’ll be voting for “Anyone else” in pretty much every race.

Grace: At tribal wedding, a bride in buckskin and beat of a buffalo-hide drum

The couple, draped in a blanket to signify their union, proceeded up a hill to the beat of a buffalo-hide drum and the chant of an old language. It was a unique end to a modern wedding that involved a tepee, an American Paint Horse and a tribal elder who blessed them with eagle feathers and cedar smoke.


Brad Dickson's Bottom 10, Sept. 29

The way this season has gone for Bottom 10 teams was perhaps best typified by Massachusetts’ scoreboard toppling over in the middle of its homecoming loss to Bowling Green.

Kelly: Collaboration by 2 Omaha nonprofits — one religious, one secular — that serve kids could become national model

Both the Jesuit Academy and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Omaha serve kids from the poorest section of the city, and the result of their cooperation is a $1.2 million improvement to the clubs’ camp and an affiliation for years to come.


Shatel: There’s no slowing 
this hurry-up drive into the future, and that’s OK

The game of college football is moving these days at a no-huddle pace, and the evidence was live and in color Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.


Dickson's Week in Review, Sept. 21-27

The newly arrived Mars space probe Maven sent back photos of a life form in some kind of futuristic costume — wait, that was actually the Huskers in their Red Rising alternate uniforms Saturday night.

Breaking Brad: Broncos fans have apparently had enough of Phil Simms

Denver Broncos fans are circulating petitions to stop Phil Simms from calling the team's games. Because it's Colorado, all of the petitions are printed on rolling papers.

Breaking Brad: Fear Ameer? Dang straight!

The Nebraska Democratic Party has started a campaign website called This replaces the old Nebraska Democrats' campaign website:


Shatel: West likely goes to whoever makes hay among NU, Iowa, Wisconsin

Gentlemen, start your tractors. No, that’s not a metaphor for Big Ten West speed. The race to the Big Ten West title commences today, and it says here that it goes through the Tractor Triangle.

Breaking Brad: Why is the media ignoring Derek Jeter's retirement tour!?!?

A new saint is about to be canonized by the pope. Man, this Derek Jeter farewell tour is getting out of hand.

Breaking Brad: Meanwhile at that Rob Zombie concert...

At Rob Zombie's Mid-America Center concert Wednesday, the following words appeared on risers: "hate," "kill" and "war." Like many of you, I initially mistook it for a Jean Stothert and Ben Gray town hall meeting.

Breaking Brad: NASA's Mars orbiter also loves Derek Jeter

A NASA-launched Mars orbiter has reached the Red Planet. It's not conducting scientific experiments. Instead, as part of a retirement tribute, the orbiter will spell out "DEREK JETER" on Mars' surface.

Breaking Brad: NU, Miami players tell dueling politicians to cool it

The Terry-Brad Ashford race is beginning to get a little contentious. After the ad showing Ashford running in his gym shorts, look for Terry to begin referring to him as "The Streaker."


Shatel: Ameer Abdullah’s Husker legacy is about more than just numbers

Where does Ameer Abdullah rank? You tell me. Name the Huskers over the years who could make that speech in Chicago, carry themselves as a team leader every day, make clutch plays to win games and rank in the top three of a big-time category in Nebraska history.

Breaking Brad: H&M's a model in efficiency for Omaha traffic engineers

The H&M store opened ahead of schedule. Any chance we can put the H&M people in charge of Omaha street repairs?

Breaking Brad: It's fall! Aka, time for our muddy sinkhole to change colors!

Tuesday is the first day of fall. It will just be nice to see leaves on the ground that weren't missed by Deffenbaugh yard waste pickup crews.


Shatel: Ameer Abdullah has advice for Florida State's Winston

Immature. Self-absorbed. Punk. Jameis Winston isn’t that guy. So says Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska I-back, Heisman Trophy candidate and longtime friend of Winston.

Breaking Brad: Nebraska-Miami 2 coming to pay-per-view soon

Nebraska-Miami was the first college football game promoted by Don King.

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