Dickson's Week in Review, Oct. 20-26 - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 6:07 pm / Updated at 9:56 pm
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Dickson's Week in Review, Oct. 20-26

Despite the loss to Minnesota and the defensive struggles, Husker fans had a lot to be grateful for. For example, the series with Oregon didn't start Saturday.

The worst news for Nebraska: Now the tough part of the Big Ten schedule begins.

This was Minnesota's first win against Nebraska since 1960. I don't even think Ron Kellogg was enrolled then.

Breaking news: Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany requested the first “realignment mulligan” that will allow him to go back and invite Missouri instead of Rutgers.

USA Today's ranking of the five “Most insufferable fans bases in college football” included Colorado. Colorado fans responded by pelting USA Today headquarters with snowballs and then everybody left early.

A quick message for all the people calling The World-Herald to report a misprint. No correction is necessary, the Kansas City Chiefs really are 7-0.

The Chiefs are 7-0, Missouri is ranked No. 5 in the BCS and the Cardinals are in the World Series. Can someone check to see which performance enhancer they started putting in the Missouri state water supply?

In the World Series, it's the St. Louis Cardinals vs. the cast of “Duck Dynasty.” Wait, make that the Boston Red Sox. The beards fooled me.

Bad news for the Red Sox — the beards of three players tested positive for performance enhancers.

I'm getting a little weary of questions about whether Creighton can handle the physicality of the Big East. Creighton played in a league with Wichita State, a group slightly more physical than the Romanian kick-boxing team.

And finally: On Jan. 21, the Bakersfield (Calif.) Condors hockey team will hold Cemetery Plot Giveaway Night. Whatever happened to Free Cap Night?

Contact the writer: Brad Dickson

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