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A Husker game plan for when a soldier returns home

Jake Schoenhofer wears the American flag tucked closest to his heart on every mission. A Husker flag has his back. “Those won’t leave my body armor until I leave here,’’ he said this week from Afghanistan, where the Army specialist is a Black Hawk helicopter crew chief. “The American one is kind of obvious.

BASKETBALL

Huskers don’t have Shavon Shields, but don’t ‘need a hero’

Nebraska’s players are doing their best to keep routines and roles the same, even though very little about the past three days has felt normal for a team that’s missing ...

CHAT

Husker Talk Live: Replay

Replay Tuesday's “Husker Talk Live” chat with staff writer Rich Kaipust to track a discussion of the latest Nebraska athletics headlines.

FIRST DOWNS AND SECOND GUESSES

Shatel: Bigger league helps Bluejays land four-stars; Hughes departure signals Huskers' urgency

Can Creighton recruit with the big boys? Looks like the answer would be yes. Mitchell Ballock, a four-star, confident-shooting kid from Kansas, committed to wear Creight...

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McKewon: With recruiting returns in, Husker coach Riley has a sense of urgency for 2017

Mike Riley isn’t just happy to be here. Not anymore. For a moment, perhaps, that was the case, the whirlwind of leaving an old home and embracin...

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