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Husker football fans may hit road construction on way to Lincoln next week

Football fans traveling to Lincoln to the Big Red’s season opener on Aug. 30 against Florida Atlantic will encounter a number of highway construction projects.

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Resilient Trevor Roach returns from serious injury for Huskers

After multiple injuries throughout his career, linebacker Trevor Roach is getting another chance, and the return of the fifth-year senior from Elkhorn became more important when Nebraska lost Michael Rose to a knee injury after the first week of preseason practice.

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Barfknecht: Shilique Calhoun’s a Spartan sequel to NU superstar-motormouth Broderick Thomas

If his jersey were red instead of green, I’d think Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun is the second coming of former Nebraska star Broderick Thomas. They share a position (defensive end), a number (89), All-America honors, a penchant for self-appointed nicknames and the combination of skill and nastiness to force opposing teams to game plan for them.

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Ohio State QB Braxton Miller suffers shoulder injury, will miss 2014 season

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller reinjured the shoulder on his throwing arm in practice Monday and will miss the 2014 season, the university confirmed Tuesday.

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Barfknecht: Shilique Calhoun’s a Spartan sequel to NU superstar-motormouth Broderick Thomas

If his jersey were red instead of green, I’d think Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun is the second coming of former Nebraska star Broderick Thomas. They share a position (defensive end), a number (89), All-America honors, a penchant for self-appointed nicknames and the combination of skill and nastiness to force opposing teams to game plan for them.

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