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Tickets available for Nebraska volleyball preview

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Tickets for the annual Nebraska Volleyball Red/White Scrimmage are on sale. Husker fans can get their first look at the 2015 squad on Saturday, August 22nd, when the Huskers hold the intrasquad scrimmage at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Public ticket prices for the scrimmage are set at 10 dollars for reserved seating and eight […]

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Omaha street renamed for Husker star Rodgers

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Nebraska football great Johnny Rodgers is being honored by his hometown of Omaha. The city council Tuesday voted to rename Burt Street between 30th and 33rd in honor of the University of Nebraska’s first Heisman Trophy winner and for his hard work as a community leader. In three years with the Huskers, the versatile Rodgers […]

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Nebraska and Wisconsin favored in B1G West Division

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The Big Ten West Division title may be decided by the October 10th game in Memorial Stadium between Nebraska and Wisconsin. Publisher and College football prognosticator Phil Steele calls the Huskers and Badgers the main contenders in the division race. Both programs will be led by first year coaches. Paul Chryst takes over at Wisconsin […]

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Boldt named Academic All-American

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Nebraska sophomore outfielder Ryan Boldt was named a third-team academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Boldt is the 17th Husker baseball player in history to earn the honor and the first since 2011 when Casey Hauptman was a second-team choice. The Red Wing, Minnesota native led the Huskers in average (.344), […]

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Husker soccer team set for trip to Canada

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The Nebraska women’s soccer team is headed to Canada later this week for a series of matches and the Huskers will also take in some of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Huskers have seven matches scheduled against Canadien teams in Ontario and Quebec. They will also attend five matches of the first stage of […]

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Crouch and Wiegert named to Hall of Fame ballot

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Nebraska legends Eric Crouch and Zach Wiegert have been named to the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The 2016 ballot includes 76 players and five coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Crouch was the 2001 Heisman trophy winner and led the Huskers to the national championship game. Wiegert was named Nebraska’s seventh Outland […]

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Financial details on Miles and Yori contract extensions

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Tim Miles will make $2,000,080 annually through March 31, 2020. Miles was making $1,652,646 for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Nebraska assistant coaches also received a salary increase.  Recently hired Rashon Burno is the Huskers’ highest-paid assistant at $248,000.  Jim Molinari is making $244,297 after previously making $237,182, and Kenya Hunter is making $243,665 up from $236,568. Nebraska women’s […]

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Huskers can’t snap Illinois win streak, now at 26

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No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini (45-6-1, 21-1 Big Ten) ran their nation-leading win streak to 26 games with a 10-9 victory. The Huskers scored the game’s final five runs and had the tying run in scoring position with two outs in the top of the ninth, but Tyler Jay closed the door for his 12th […]

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Huskers latest victim in Illinois’ long winning streak

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The 2nd ranked Illinois Fighting Illini (44-6-1, 20-1 Big Ten) ran its nation-leading win streak to 25 games and clinched the 2015 Big Ten regular-season title with a 6-3 victory over the Nebraska baseball team (34-20, 9-13 Big Ten). Freshmen Luis Alvarado and Scott Schreiber each had two hits on the night, including a pair of […]

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Huskers open Big 10 softball tourney with win over host Buckeyes

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The Nebraska softball team opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over host Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament Friday evening at Buckeye Field. With the win, Nebraska (33-20) advanced to Saturday’s second semifinal. The Huskers will face either second-seeded Minnesota or No. 10 seed Iowa at 5 p.m. (Central) on […]

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Husker softball gets a bye at the Big Ten Tournament

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Nebraska earned the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, and the Huskers will open play at the tournament on Friday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. The Huskers, who have finished in the top three of the final league standings in each of their first four seasons in the […]

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Huskers pound Northwestern in series finale victory

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With the chance to win its first Big Ten road series of the year on the line, the Nebraska baseball team (33-17, 8-10 Big Ten) delivered an 11-0 shutout against the Northwestern Wildcats (15-31, 5-13 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon at Rocky Miller Park. Sophomore Derek Burkamper started and went 7.0 strong innings, while all […]

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Huskers pound Illinois to close out regular season

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The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale combined to go 2-for-4 with four runs and four RBIs, leading a Husker offense that out-hit Michigan […]

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Huskers softball opens series with shutout victory over Illinois

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An eight-run fourth inning was all the offense the Nebraska softball team would need Friday night, as the Huskers run-ruled Illinois, 8-0, in five innings at Bowlin Stadium. The Huskers sent 13 batters to the plate in the decisive fifth inning despite recording only three hits. Nebraska drew five walks in the inning and was […]

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Huskers come from behind, hold on, to finish season sweep of Bluejays

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On a night when Josh Roeder notched his 31st career save to tie Brett Jensen for Nebraska’s career saves mark, the Nebraska baseball team (31-16, 6-9 Big Ten) finished a season sweep of the Creighton Bluejays (24-13) with a 7-6 victory on Tuesday night in front of 10,513 fans at TD Ameritrade Park. With a […]

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