Nebraska football will open the 2013 season on BTN against Wyoming and Southern Mississippi. It’s part of BTN’s “Games Nobody Else Wanted” series.
The Big Ten 2014 football schedules were announced. Nebraska has a home game vs. Rutgers. Rutgers travels well, mostly due to people who are just happy to get out of New Jersey.
In 2014, the Huskers have two bye weeks. Four if you include the opening games vs. Florida Atlantic and McNeese State.
It got up to 101 degrees in Omaha on Tuesday. I was sweating like a Colorado transfer who had to call Bo Pelini from jail.
Texas A&M plans to expand Kyle Field to 102,500 seats. A&M has to keep pace with the Texas high school down the road, which just built the 94,000-seat stadium.
One of the chairmen of the committee to enlarge Texas A&M’s stadium said the goal is to make it so loud that when opponents walk out they “wet their pants.” Just when you think those network pregame shows can’t get worse.
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart received a pay increase to $1.2 million per year. Some pretty good performance incentives, too. If Alabama wins the national title, he gets Mobile.
A Reddit user who has never played competitive basketball declared himself eligible for the NBA draft “after a few drinks.” So it sounds like the Charlotte Bobcats found their second-round pick.
Charles Barkley called the Miami Heat the worst dressed team in the NBA. Whereupon Dwyane Wade immediately apologized to his personal stylists — the Olsen Twins.
Creighton is searching for a team hotel in New York City for next year’s Big East tournament. Considering the difference between St. Louis and New York hotel rates, I’m guessing the Creighton A.D. will soon be humming, “We’ll leave the light on for you.”
Robert Griffin III’s wedding this summer will be a small, private, intimate gathering with a few close friends and family. Or, as that was called when Griffin was at Baylor: “The spring game.”
A Lincoln indoor football league coach ran onto the field and shoved an Omaha Beef running back to the ground. We’ve finally found someone in indoor football who plays defense — unfortunately, it’s a coach.
Cardinals rookie pitcher Shelby Miller threw a one-hitter. I haven’t seen a one-hitter since I paid $49 for the Floyd Mayweather pay-per-view fight.
And finally: Last Sunday, Horsemen’s Park featured a “Mother’s Day theme.” This was for people who thought the free beer for Mom at Hooters was a little too sentimental.