Dickson's Week in Review, Nov. 10-16 - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:32 pm / Updated at 12:11 am
Dickson's Week in Review, Nov. 10-16

On Saturday, Michigan State defeated Nebraska 41-28, helped by the Huskers’ five turnovers. It was seven turnovers if you include the two during pre-game warmups.

As if Nebraska doesn’t have enough injuries, now the team is being treated for shooting itself in the foot.

Before we go any further, I’d like to thank the three members of the Nebraska Board of Regents who stepped up and played offensive line.

Johnny Rodgers was pardoned for a mistake he made as an 18-year-old. So long as we’re forgiving people for mistakes made at 18, I have a list of 2,407 items in a drawer.

Rice is featuring a 4-foot-9, 135-pound running back who should be an important cog in the running game until the moment he ends up under his first dogpile.

Sunday night’s Denver Broncos-Kansas City Chiefs game almost has a Super Bowl atmosphere, except, of course, for the part about the Chiefs being there.

Against Tampa Bay, the Dolphins rushed 14 times for two yards, which works out to five inches per attempt. I believe that’s called “the Michigan offense.”

The UNO men’s basketball team led most of the game before falling just short in an upset bid at Iowa. Nightmare scenario for Husker men’s hoops: UNO gets its first NCAA tournament win before Nebraska.

Tuesday night, the Nebraska men’s basketball team was led onto the court by a cheerleader doing backflips — wait, that was head coach Tim Miles.

Last week, Creighton played the UMKC Kangaroos and Nebraska played the Western Illinois Leathernecks. Now the CenturyLink Center and Pinnacle Bank Arena are even competing for weirdest opponent nickname.

The Florida Everglades minor league hockey team started a 58-year-old goalie. He’s the first hockey player whose teeth fell out naturally.

And finally: A soccer fan lost his house in a bet on the British club team Arsenal to defeat Manchester United. I can picture him yelling at the TV. His wife says, “It’s only a game.” “Honey — you better sit down.”

Contact the writer: Brad Dickson

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Brad comments in a funny way on topical events in the news and the wide world of sports.

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