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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning jokes.
* Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has refused to resign despite admitting to smoking crack. OK, Canada, it’s time for you to stop making fun of U.S. politicians.
* In college football on Saturday, Nebraska beat Nebraska.
* The Huskers lost to Michigan State after committing five turnovers. At halftime the Husker marching band spelled out “OOPS” on the field.
* Lee Corso was slightly injured on the set of College GameDay during a sword-fight. A couple weeks ago Corso was sacked by Bill Murray. Corso has taken a worse beating this year than the All-State Guy.
* Texas A&M is selling its grass field for $400 per pallet. If you’re willing to shell out 600 bucks, Johnny Manziel will sign the pallet.
* Cardinals’ running back Andre Ellington had his dreadlocks pulled out by Jacksonville defender Jason Babin. You know the Jaguars are serious about toughening up when a player returns to the huddling holding a scalp.
* In a 67-44 win over Abilene Christian, the Maryland men’s basketball team scored the final 29 points. I’m no expert but the Abilene Christian coach may want to work on his motivational halftime speech.
* There’s a new social media trend - “Dufnering” based on PGA Tour player Jason Dufner, where you slouch in your seat and don’t move for an extended period.. Sports fans have been doing this for years it’s called “the weekend.”
* Everyone knows about the Husker football game against Michigan State Saturday in Lincoln, but did you know there was also a demolition derby in Gretna - wait, that was shoppers looking for parking at Nebraska Crossing Outlets. Never mind.
* Tuesday marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Abraham Lincoln spoke for only two minutes. It takes Bill Clinton 45 minutes during a speech to say hello.
* There was a presidential election in Chile over the weekend. The U.S. monitored it but was not directly involved. Sort of like Mitt Romney in our 2012 presidential election.
* Former VP candidate Paul Ryan was in Iowa over the weekend to attend Gov. Terry Branstad's birthday party. I think this basically amounts to a formal announcement that Ryan is running for president in 2016.
* The undefeated Husker men's basketball team is soaring in popularity while many in the state seem down on the football program. I feel like I've fallen into an alternate universe.
* Last week Tim Miles got his 300th career college basketball win. Creighton's Grant Gibbs: "You too?"
* Jack Taylor, a 5'10 guard for Grinnell (IA.) College just scored 109 points in a game, a year after he scored 138. Good thing this guy is only 5'10. He is averaging 90 points per game this season. If he was 6'10 he'd be averaging 170 points.
* If anyone scored 109 points in a game I figured it would have been Kobe Bryant the last time he played with Shaq.