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Miles Ukaoma climbed into the starting blocks for the 400-meter hurdles at last weekend’s Mt. SAC Relays in California and listened as the public address announcer reeled off the star-studded résumés of his competitors.
SOFTBALL
Creighton and Nebraska are preparing for Wednesday’s nonconference softball encounter by focusing on themselves.
TENNIS
Last season, as Billy Paluch closed in on Tom Lilly's school record for doubles victories, the Creighton coach joked that he'd either have to bench...
GOLF
The Nebraska men’s golf team is in second place after the first day of the Oak Hill Intercollegiate on Monday, trailing Notre Dame by seven...
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Shatel: Miles in rumor mill is hint of Huskers' relevance
A college hoops guru wrote last week to expect Missouri to go after Tim Miles for its basketball opening. There's a sentence I didn't think I'd ever...
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Penn State's James Franklin discusses pros, cons of social media
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Penn State football coach James Franklin views social media as a valuable tool, one that allows him to connect with players, recruits and PSU's fan base.
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GYMNASTICS
Four Huskers earn All-America honors
Seniors Jamie Schleppenbach and Emily Wong capped their Nebraska careers by finishing in the top eight in three events at the NCAA women’s event finals Sunday.
GYMNASTICS
NU finishes sixth behind co-champs Oklahoma, Florida
Oklahoma and Florida waited uncertainly before both could begin celebrating. The defending champion Gators and first-time winner Oklahoma became the first co-champions in NCAA women's gymnastics, with scores of 198.175 in the Super Six on Saturday night.
SOFTBALL
Nebraska rolls past Ohio State
Nebraska continued its recent roll through Big Ten play Saturday with a softball doubleheader sweep of Ohio State.
TRACK AND FIELD
Huskers pick up three titles at Kansas Relays
Nebraska won three titles Saturday, giving the Huskers seven overall to cap the four-day Kansas Relays.
SOFTBALL
Husker offense shines in sixth straight Big Ten win
Nebraska spotted Ohio State a run in the top of the first inning Friday, then put on a hitting clinic en route to a 14-1, five-inning rout of the Buckeyes in the opening contest of a three-game Big Ten series.
GYMNASTICS
Husker women advance to Super Six
Nebraska advanced to Saturday’s team finals of the NCAA women’s championships, where it will compete against four teams from the SEC and a former Big 12 foe.
SOFTBALL
NU's Knighten making noise from third base
The Husker freshman draws eyes — and ears — with her exquisite bat and banter.
GYMNASTICS
Wong, Huskers set sights on super six
Nebraska gymnast Emily Wong is trying not to think about the NCAA championships being the last match of her collegiate career.
TRACK AND FIELD
NU’s Malone could do a quick 180 in javelin
As a native Nebraskan, Maggie Malone came to compete for the NU track and field team with dreams of someday earning All-America honors for her home-state school.
SOFTBALL
Huskers’ Knighten, Lockman earn conference honors
Nebraska’s Marjani Knighten and Emily Lockman both earned Big Ten weekly honors Monday, with Knighten taking freshman of the week and Lockman getting pitcher of the week.
BOWLING
Huskers fall to Bearkats in NCAA championship
The Nebraska women's bowling team fell short of its fifth NCAA championship Saturday, losing 4-2 to Sam Houston State in the final.
TRACK AND FIELD
Huskers win 27 events at home quadrangular
Nebraska track and field athletes won 27 events Saturday at the Nebraska Quadrangular meet.
SOFTBALL
Offense powers NU to a record-setting sweep
A 14-run second inning leads Huskers' two Big Ten achievements — most runs in a game and first three-game sweep
GYMNASTICS
Mikulak wins seventh title; NU's Perdu falls short
Michigan's Sam Mikulak tied a record with his seventh individual NCAA gymnastics title, winning the parallel bars Saturday night.
GOLF
Husker men in 10th at Hawkeye Invitational
The Nebraska men's golf team was in 10th place after the opening day of the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday.
TENNIS
Wildcats keep Husker women winless in Big Ten
The Nebraska women's tennis team remained winless in Big Ten play following a 7-0 loss to Northwestern on Saturday.
Video: A 'purrfect' start to the Husker spring game
Watch as Nebraska coach Bo Pelini entered Memorial Stadium during the Tunnel Walk carrying a cat, getting a loud roar out of Husker fans at the Husker spring game.
SOFTBALL
Huskers sweep doubleheader with Hawkeyes
The Nebraska softball team found a fun way to win the first game of its Big Ten series with Iowa, and that helped make the nightcap of the Huskers' doubleheader sweep much more relaxing.
TRACK AND FIELD
Long throw from home, NU is a fit for Lohman
Oregon had the advantage of proximity and a later school start date. But Will Lohman had a U-Haul packed up and ready to go, just in case.
BOWLING
Huskers earn sixth seed after first day of NCAAs
The Nebraska women’s bowling team went 2-5 in the qualifying round of the NCAA championship Thursday, giving them the sixth overall seed heading into Friday’s double-elimination match play.
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2013 college football preview
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Big Red Bowl Retrospective
See complete historical results, game recaps and photo coverage from the Nebraska Cornhuskers college football bowl game appearances, from the 1941 Rose Bowl up to today.
Big Ten football recruits
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Husker scholarship distribution chart
Want to see how many scholarships NU has invested at each position? Wondering how the Huskers have appropriated their offers by class? Check out our handy chart to look further into how Bo Pelini has built his team.
Husker Signing Day 2013
The World-Herald's top-notch coverage of the Nebraska football's class of 2013, complete with videos, photos, articles, live recruit interviews, interactive components and more.
Husker turnovers: A slippery slope
Bo Pelini has coached 68 games at Nebraska. When NU’s turnover margin is positive or even, the Huskers are 35-2. When they lose the turnover battle, they’re 13-18. Why hasn’t Nebraska joined the nation’s elite? More than anything, it’s turnovers.
Interactive: Bo Pelini's contract
View an interactive PDF of Pelini's revised contract signed by the NU football coach, complete with brief summaries of the legalese and insight into the document's finer points.
Interactive: Darin Erstad's contract (2012)
View an interactive PDF of NU baseball coach Darin Erstad's contract released in August 2012, complete with brief summaries of the legalese and insight into the document's finer points.
Interactive: Tim Miles' contract
View an interactive PDF of Tim Miles' contract signed by the Nebraska men's basketball coach on May 4, 2012, complete with brief legal explanations, comparisons to other Big Ten coaches and more.
Omaha.com's Big Ten coverage
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Husker Recruiting: Changes shrink NU's sphere of influence
For decades, the Great Plains represented fertile recruiting ground for Tom Osborne's football program. Restoring that lost tradition won't be easy.
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