Nebraska defeated Michigan 17-13 despite a rash of injuries. To give you an idea how banged up the Huskers are, during the winning drive three guys in the huddle were on crutches.
Remember the good old days when you didn’t have to wait until the final second to know who wins the Husker football game?
The big play late in the fourth quarter was Kenny Bell’s catch and run down to the 5. Most amazing of all — he did it while tweeting.
To put NU’s win in perspective, the last time Michigan lost a home football game, it had a head coach who owned a coat.
It was Nebraska vs. Michigan at The Big House in front of 112,204 people. It looked like the line to buy Creighton basketball season tickets.
The Miami Herald reported that Richie Incognito once overturned Bill Callahan’s desk. He lived the dream of half the state of Nebraska.
The Nebraska men’s basketball team defeated Florida Gulf Coast 79-55 Friday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. To give you an idea how stoked Tim Miles appeared during the game, late in the first half he was called for hanging on the rim.
Before the basketball game, Tommy Lee performed courtside. They found the one person in music older than the Shim Shams.
A sports radio talk show host in Miami offered a $1,000 bounty on a Florida State player. The good news is, he’s still in the running for the “Most Rational Radio Sports Talk Host in America in 2013” award.
Former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe won $1,200 playing the lottery. I’m pretty sure this makes him the wealthiest ex-professional athlete in the world.
A Chicago Bears fan was arrested for tasering his wife at a bowling alley per the terms of their “Monday Night Football” bet. Is it just me, or is there something slightly tacky about this whole thing?
The annual Soap Opera Awards are coming up. The Miami Dolphins have been nominated.
A New York Mets infielder playing for the minor league team called the Scottsdale Scorpions was bitten on the leg by a scorpion. He has a lot to be thankful for, starting with the fact he’s not a Memphis Grizzly.
Rosenblatt Stadium icon Lambert Bartak has died at 94, the greatest organist in Omaha history. Considering the number of young people taking up the organ, I think we can safely retire the title.
After Winnipeg Jets defenseman Adam Pardy crashed through the glass in Chicago, a Blackhawks’ fan stole his helmet and put it atop his head. You think that’s bad, another fan was wearing Pardy’s teeth.
I’d like to clear up some confusion. That Oldtimers Game at Creighton last week was just Grant Gibbs practicing.
The George Mason men’s basketball team is reportedly recruiting a 10-year-old. His ultimate goal is to play in the NBA. If that doesn’t work out he’s thinking cowboy, fireman or maybe the guy who talks on the loudspeaker at airports.
And finally: Last Sunday morning there was a rare type of partial solar eclipse that won’t occur again for 200 years. Not many watched. Instead, they tuned in to the Kansas City Chiefs trying to go 9-0, something that won’t occur again for 300 years.