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Challenges await Nebraska coach Mike Riley on offense

Mike Riley likes film. Not your late-night slasher flicks — though Nebraska’s new coach on Friday compared a quarterback’s bad decision to something out of a horror movi...

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Barfknecht: Michigan’s Harbaugh is confounding, influential and good for Big Ten

Jim Harbaugh isn’t the coach of Michigan football. He’s the king. Only kings get a massive ballroom full of reporters at Big Ten media days to hang on their every word. ...

STATE GAMES OF AMERICA

Burroughs, Jones, McDermott open State Games of America

Friday’s opening ceremony of the State Games of America featured two athletes hoping for another chance and one hoping for his first. Competitors from around the country...

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Shatel: Popularity among media won’t win Riley games, but it can boost Nebraska’s image

There’s no cheering in the press room, except this one time. Mike Riley just walked in the room. It’s not as if Elvis, aka Jim Harbaugh, has ent...

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