Video: The Big Red Today Show, Nov. 25

Watch the latest episode of "The Big Red Today Show" to get Sam McKewon and Jon Nyatawa's take on the latest Husker sports headlines.

Sam and Jon preview the Nebraska-Iowa game as the Huskers look to build on their win over Rutgers two weeks ago.

Watch below to see their full predictions.

Check out the full video below, and don't forget to follow Jon and Sam on Twitter or leave us a comment on the Big Red Today Facebook page.

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TBL: Husker recruiting report with Nate Clouse

Husker Online's Nate Clouse joined Mike'l Severe and Joe Ganz on "The Bottom Line" on Monday. Topics discussed include the latest Husker football recruiting news and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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Hockey: Mavericks stay sixth in major polls

After posting a win and tie at Miami this weekend, UNO held steady at No. 6 in both polls.

In fact, there was very little movement among the top teams in the USCHO rankings and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine ratings released Monday. UMass Lowell is now fourth in both polls after its win and tie against Notre Dame while North Dakota is fifth after splitting with No. 7 St. Cloud State.

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference still has four teams ranked among the top 10, with St. Cloud and Denver joining the Mavericks and newly-named Fighting Hawks of UND among the nation's...

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Press conference, Nov. 23: Riley talks investigation, Husker health and Iowa

Nebraska coach Mike Riley had no new information Monday on the status of any players involved in an ongoing sexual assault investigation, and said there was no need for him to speculate on any part of it and no need to deal in hypothetical questions.

It was the first time Riley had met with reporters since last Tuesday.

Asked if any players — and specifically Tommy Armstrong, Jordan Westerkamp or Trey Foster — would be considered questionable for Friday’s game with Iowa, Riley said only: “Right now we are business as usual.”

Asked if he had been assured there would be n...

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Women's basketball: Southern at Nebraska

When: 7 p.m. Monday

Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena

Radio: 105.9 FM Omaha, 107.3 FM Lincoln


F Briana Green, 5-11, So., 6.7

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Player Points: Adam Carriker's key takeaways from the first year of the Mike Riley era

A two-time defensive MVP for the Huskers and the 13th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, former Husker Adam Carriker takes to Facebook the day after each Husker game to offer his takeaways from the matchup. 

This week, the defensive end and Hastings, Nebraska, native takes advantage of Nebraska's bye week to discuss the start of the Mike Riley era.

Tune in to "The Bottom Line" Monday to listen as Carriker joins the show. Also, follow the NFL veteran on Facebook and Twitter.

Here's some excerpts from Carriker's post:

>> "What we haven't learned yet, is wheth...

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Photos: Huskers in the NFL, Nov. 22

Curious to see your favorite former Huskers in action in the NFL? We've got you covered.

Check out our updated Huskers in the NFL photo showcase for a complete roundup of shots from this season.

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Video: Former Husker Lavonte David returns an interception for a TD

Former Nebraska star Lavonte David had two interceptions for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday's win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

First, David picked off quarterback Mark Sanchez with 23 seconds left in the second quarter.

In the fourth quarter, David picked off a Sanchez throw again. This time he dashed 20 yards for the touchdown. 

Watch both interceptions below and see photos of David and more in the Huskers in the NFL photo showcase:

INT @lavontedavid54. Leaped in front of Brent Celek on third-and-10. His first INT of the year. #Bucs— ...

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Recruiting: Husker commit Spielman earns Minnesota's Mr. Football award

Nebraska wide receiver commit JD Spielman won the Mr. Football award on Sunday.

The 5-foot-9, 175-pounder out of Eden Prairie, Minnesota received the award Sunday at a banquet.

Spielman, the son of Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman, is one of 14 known members of Nebraska's 2016 class. The other wide receiver in the class, Derrion Grim, officially signed with NU on Friday.

Spielman committed to Nebraska in August. He said his finalists were the Golden Gophers and the Huskers, though Spielman was originally committed to Ohio State in 2013 — as a lacrosse star.

The ...

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Nebraska vs. Iowa: Things to watch

The Nebraska-Iowa game doesn’t come until after Thanksgiving, but here’s an appetizer of storylines that await the Huskers-Hawkeyes tilt:

Pressure and history

Now that Iowa has won the Big Ten West outright, it plays two of the biggest games in program history in successive weeks — at Nebraska and the Big Ten championship. The Hawkeyes haven’t been “here” since that magical 1985 season. So 30 years. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, notably, was on that Iowa staff working for Hayden Fry. Can Ferentz balance the right mixture of consistency with derring-do? Will his team, in relatively...

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Husker ticket holders offered chance to buy tickets to six possible bowl games

Nebraska football season ticket holders received an email Saturday morning from the athletic department tickets office giving them the opportunity to order tickets for six potential bowl games.

Either online or through a printable order form, season ticket holders have an opportunity to order tickets for the following six games:

>> Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on Dec. 26. Levi’s Stadium is the site of Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7, 2016

>> Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York, on Dec. 26

>> Quick Lane B...

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Mad Chatter: The Huskers' and Hawkeyes' first Thanksgiving — in 1891; what Erstad means to NU; Creighton's setback at IU

It's Friday! That means Ten Big stories in 10 little bites. We'll cover Steph Curry and Darin Erstad, Turner Gill and Warren Buffett, Bret Bielema and Shawn Watson, Nick Saban, Bubba Starling and a former Husker in Paris.

But first, let’s turn back the clock on Iowa-Nebraska. I like to post old stories in the blog. I have access to World-Herald archives that, if I let them, could consume me for days. But I promise I’ve never posted a sports story this old. 

Nov. 27, 1891. The day after Thanksgiving. In column four on page five of the eight-page Morning World-Herald, there’s a...

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Recruiting: Wide receiver Derrion Grim officially signs with Nebraska

Three-star wide receiver Derrion Grim, a recruit from Stockton, Calif., joined touted QB Patrick O'Brien as the second member of the 2016 class to officially sign with Nebraska.

Grim announced on Twitter Friday night that he'd signed his financial aid paperwork and was officially a Husker.

The 6-foot, 190-pound prospect originally committed to Boise State before flipping to Nebraska in September.

His father, La Tef, caught 174 passes for 2,607 yards and 15 touchdowns at Pittsburgh from 1998-2000 and has built a relationship with Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Willi...

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Women’s basketball: UNO at Indiana State

When: 6:05 p.m. Saturday

Where: Terre Haute, Indiana

Radio: 1620 AM KZON

UNO (1-1)

G Amber Vidal, 5-6, Fr., 10.0

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Women’s basketball: North Carolina Central at Nebraska

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena

Radio: 590 AM Omaha, 107.3 FM Lincoln

North Carolina Central (0-1)

F Tisha Dixon 5-11 Sr. 14.0

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TBL: Rich Kaipust talks about Nebraska getting healthy and more

World-Herald staff writer Rich Kaipust joined hosts Mike'l Severe and Joe Ganz on "The Bottom Line" on Friday.

They discussed Nebraska using the bye week to get healthy and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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Drake advances past Kentucky to face Bluejays in NCAA tourney

Drake advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a 2-1 win over Kentucky on Thursday.

The Bulldogs will face Creighton in Omaha on Sunday.

James Grunert scored the winning goal for Drake in the second half.

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TBL: Iowa Western coach Strohmeier on Zach Martin's visit to Nebraska

Iowa Western football coach Scott Strohmeier joined guest host Jake Ryan on "The Bottom Line" on Thursday.

They discussed quarterback Zach Martin's visit to Nebraska and more.

Listen to TBL live from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, plus like the show on Facebook and follow it on Twitter.

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