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FOOTBALL

Former Husker Maurice Purify glad to still be playing football, no matter the arena

The wide receiver has made a name for himself with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League.

FOOTBALL

Nebraska confident in green offensive line

Colorado transfer Alex Lewis will lead an inexperienced but talented offensive line unit for Nebraska in 2014.

BASKETBALL

Huskers reportedly add 2015 power forward Jacobson

A power forward from Waukee, Iowa, apparently is the first 2015 commitment for Nebraska men’s basketball. Michael Jacobson, 6-foot-8 and 220 pounds, committed Thursday night, according to various recruiting sites, including 247Sports.

BASKETBALL

Son of Husker assistant facing cancer again

Avery Harriman, the 7-year-old son of Nebraska men’s basketball assistant Chris Harriman and wife Cheryl, is facing cancer for a third time.

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Shatel: Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah educates with speech about 'essence of the student-athlete'

With more than 1,700 looking on at the 43rd Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon, Nebraska senior running back Ameer Abdullah gave the speech of the day and maybe of his young life. We knew the kid had game. Now we know how much.

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