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At the end of this week, Northwestern University football players will take a historic vote and decide whether they should form a union. Do these nice, young scholars in argyle sweaters want to start a union that would lead to college football and basketball players getting paid a salary? Do they really want to invite the Internal Revenue Service...

Point guard Tarin Smith signed a national letter of intent to play for the Huskers on Wednesday.
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No breaking news came out of Nebraska's weekend of basketball recruiting visits, but those with knowledge of the events expressed hope of decisions...
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Chatelain: Smiles and scowls: How to reconcile the two Bos
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Despite his success last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is looking to continue to improve this fall. ďA lot of people keep bringing up the Rose Bowl and all of 2013,Ē he said. ďBut we're all past that.Ē
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Jim Molinari leaves 'great security' of Western Illinois because of Miles' vision
Jim Molinari has been brought on board as an assistant coach with the Husker men's basketball program, Nebraska coach Tim Miles announced Friday.
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Georgetown fifth-year transfer among 3 recruits at NU this weekend
The recruits include PG Tarin Smith of St. Anthony's (N.J.) High and Moses Ayegba from Georgetown, as well as 6-7, 210-pound forward Edward Morrow from Chicago.
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After NBA evaluation, Terran Petteway to return to Huskers
Nebraska requested and received an evaluation of Petteway’s pro prospects from the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee.
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Tim Miles may have eye on Jim Molinari as assistant
Jim Molinari, head basketball coach at Western Illinois the past six seasons, appears to have emerged as a candidate to join Tim Miles’ staff at Nebraska as an assistant.
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Barfknecht: Huskers shucked a sorry image this season
Entering the final weekend of men's college basketball, it's time to review the history made this season at NU, with special salutes to Terran Petteway, Tim Miles and Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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NU's Hooper, CU's Wragge come up short from long range in 3-point contest
Nebraska's Jordan Hooper and Creighton's Ethan Wragge came up short Thursday night in their bids to win the State Farm 3-point shooting contests.
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Three Huskers decide to leave program; Miles offers support
Nebraska sophomore Sergej Vucetic and freshmen Nathan Hawkins and Tim Wagner have decided to leave the Husker men's basketball program, coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday.
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Husker guard Sadie Murren to transfer
Nebraska sophomore Sadie Murren will transfer at the end of the spring semester.
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Chatelain: Tim Miles' path to success parallels Dave Van Horn's
You've seen it before, Husker fans. In two seasons, a new coach overhauls a depleted roster, develops fresh sources of talent and masterfully fits the pieces together. He shakes off a losing tradition and breathes life into a dormant fan base. He takes a team from the conference cellar to the NCAA tournament.
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Husker coach Tim Miles gets $250,000 in bonuses
Miles has received $250,000 for the most successful Husker men's basketball season in 15 years, including $50,000 for being named the Big Ten coach of the year.
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NU’s Hooper, CU’s Wragge taking part in 3-point contest
Both Creighton and Nebraska will be represented in the NCAA 3-point contest Thursday in Dallas as part of the buildup to the Final Four. Husker forward Jordan Hooper will compete in the women’s contest, while Bluejay forward Ethan Wragge will be in the men’s contest.
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Lunch with Tom: Replay
Hungry for some sports chat? Replay the “Lunch with Tom” chat with columnist Tom Shatel in which he discusses the latest sports headlines.
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Miles to ask NBA group to evaluate Petteway
Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles said Thursday he plans to ask the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee to evaluate Husker sophomore Terran Petteway.
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Chatelain: Plains left early, but Big Dance still going
It was supposed to be the year of the homesteader. The sodbuster. The Heartlander. It was supposed to be our Big Dance. But after one weekend of the NCAA tournament, Iowa State is the only one left.
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Shatel: Don't sleep on Huskers, Bluejays in 2015
Don't pout. In approximately 52 weeks, March Madness will be back in Nebraska. The Huskers return the majority of their team, including their “Big Three.” And you don't have to win the Big East or finish second to make the NCAAs.
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Husker assistant leaves for South Dakota
For the second straight season, Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles will need a new full-time assistant coach.
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Hansen: Omaha couple embark on Jaysker journey to San Antonio
Basketball fans Karin and Grant Mussman are determined to cheer on their teams in Texas, even if that means rescheduling Karin's 20-week ultrasound.
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Barfknecht: Nebraska ahead of schedule, but hasn’t arrived
Yes, Nebraska’s 74-60 loss to Baylor in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament looked a lot like the school’s six other fruitless ventures into March Madness. But rehashing humbling history isn’t the point here today. The focus is how coach Tim Miles, in just his second season, even got to the darn tournament with a team...
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NU’s Smith leading again, technically
Miles’ ejection turned the reins over to Smith, who hadn’t been a head coach since 2007
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