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Basketball at Devaney is now a memory

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Proor to Wynot vs Spalding/Spalding Academy for Nebraska Class D2 state championship on March 9, 2013.

For years the Bob Devaney Sports Center has been synonymous with University of Nebraska basketball. While the facility lacked successful home teams in many of those years it is still the house of many memories. For players, coaches and fans of the Cornhuskers the facility has been home sweet home. For high schools across the state it has been the goal at the beginning of the season. Continue reading

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Taylor Martinez needs to silence critics. Can he?

Martinez has run himself to success in the past. Can he save the Huskers season with his legs? (Photo Courtesy: Husker Locker)

There was a time when Husker fans were excited for Taylor Martinez. As a freshman he could do no wrong as his name circulated in the Heisman-hyped carousel. He slashed opponent defenses and ran Nebraska to an unbeaten record and a No. 5 ranking. Then Texas came to Lincoln. The one game Nebraska fans had been waiting for all season. In the game Martinez mustered just 21 yards on 13 carries and completed just four of his 12 pass attempts in the game. He put the ball on the ground twice, although neither fumble was lost. Continue reading

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Ed Cunningham is hot topic in Husker Nation

Forget about Roy Helu’s recording setting day or anyone involved with Election Day, the most talked about name across Husker Nation is Ed Cunningham, a broadcaster for ABC.  Fans have erupted over the last two weeks after comments Cunningham made during Nebraska football telecasts at Oklahoma State and against Missouri. Continue reading

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History says: Upset in Lincoln Saturday

Nebraska and Texas will meet Saturday, October 16 at 2:30 on ABC

It’s been circled on calendars for 10 months.

It’s been talked about since December 5, 2009.

It’s lost some of its hype on the national stage, but locally, in Nebraska, this is the most anticipated game in some time.

It’s October 16. It’s Texas vs Nebraska.

Some folks wearing red on Saturday will call this game revenge. There is no need to remind the Big Red faithful about the 2009 Big 12 Championship Game. You know the game that left Nebraska one second shy of the biggest win in the Bo Pelini era. Continue reading

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