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Huskers’ Martinez likely out against Jacks

September 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The focus of Nebraska’s turbulent week has switched from that leaked audio of coach Bo Pelini’s profane rant against fans two years ago to a tenuous quarterback situation.

Fourth-year starter Taylor Martinez is doubtful …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New Nebraska research center to study concussions

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LINCOLN, Neb. If all goes according to Dennis Molfese’s plan, the day is coming when a football player who takes a hit to the head will come to the sideline, take off his helmet and slip on an electrode-covered mesh cap. Continue Reading

Local gymnasts vying for national title

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nebraska enters NCAA Championships as the No. 6 team in the countryNebraska gymnastics coach Dan Kendig catches himself after realizing the lengthy string of praises he heaped on Emily Wong and Lora Evenstad. Evenstad, a senior, and Wong, a sophomore, led the Cornhuskers to a Big Ten title in the school’s first year in the league. Wong won the Big Ten all-around crown, while Evenstad won the Big Ten bars title and tied with Wong and teammate Jessie DeZiel for the floor title. Continue Reading

Nebraska set for final Big 12 season

August 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

DALLAS (AP) This is it, folks, the last time around for the Big 12 as we have known it.
Nebraska is headed for the Big Ten next season. Colorado is going to the Pac-10, probably in 2011 as well. The remaining 10 schools are going to stick it out together, going “back to the future,” as the commissioner describes it, with no championship game but perhaps a new name.
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Osborne: Move to Big Ten for stability

August 2, 2010 in The Daily Republic

CHICAGO (AP) Athletic director Tom Osborne insisted Nebraska wasn’t seeking riches or ducking competition when it decided to bolt the Big 12 for the Big Ten.
He said the move was about stability.
The Big Ten had it and the Big 12 lacked it, so the Cornhuskers are switching conferences. They’ll start play in the Big Ten next year, one of college football’s traditional powers joining a tradition-rich league that was trying to maintaining its footing in a shaky landscape.
“There was a lot of uncertainty in the Big 12,” Osborne said Monday at Big Ten media day. “We felt this was a stable league, that it was going to be here for a long time.”
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