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Mahomes is Super Bowl MVP. Tom Brady is a free agent. And my 9-year-old son, who rooted against the Chiefs last night, is in for a long decade.
The Creighton men's basketball team found out about Bryant's death before the Jays' game against Xavier Sunday. And for one Bluejay guard, the news was quite a blow.
Junior became a football star. But for all of his achievements, he always looked up to his uncle Doris.
Gordon is coming back for his 14th season with the Kansas City Royals.
Those five Big Ten teams finished in the AP top 15? They’re the same five Nebraska faces to finish next season.
Omaha native opens up about his first season without football. Major injuries pushed Paul down a road to depression.
Ten years gone and the 2009 Huskers remember that fateful Big 12 championship game like yesterday. The jubilation. The agony. The wildest four-minute roller coaster of their lives.
Who could’ve imagined two years later that Frost’s Huskers would have 15 losses?!? The latest might have been the toughest. Not just because it followed the same script as a year ago in Iowa City and not just because it cost Nebraska a bowl bid, but because winter comes with no scapegoats or excuses.
Unity isn’t easy during a nightmare season, but Scott Frost and Martinez still appear to be like a father and a son. As for the defense? Frost delivered a different message.