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Shatel: Secret is out on Alex Gordon’s home run achievement

After getting doused with Gatorade, and doing a TV interview on the field, Alex Gordon walked into the Royals clubhouse. His teammates surprised him by chanting “Go Big Red! Go Big Red!” All hail the co-home run king of Nebraska.

FOOTBALL

Ameer Abdullah carrying confidence into his senior Husker season

Ameer Abdullah is a college running back in full, a preseason All-American, Doak Walker Award favorite and potential Heisman Trophy candidate at the height of certitude, knowledge and health, ready to tackle any role Nebraska has for him.

FOOTBALL

What's new for Husker fans at Memorial Stadium? A sound upgrade, high-capacity Wi-Fi

When the fans return to Memorial Stadium this Saturday, the days of the PA announcer competing with the wind and failed Facebook and Twitter updates should be over.

FOOTBALL

Husker notes: Byerson Cockrell proving his worth at nickel spot; more

Byerson Cockrell appears to have built some trust with his teammates since replacing Charles Jackson, who was projected as a possible starter at nickel before suffering a season-ending knee injury the first week of fall camp.

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Barfknecht: Badgers, Lions dive right into deep end to start season

The rest of the Big Ten owes a huge thank you to Wisconsin and Penn State for allowing the league to attempt to save face on college football’s opening weekend for 2014.

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