Tom is The World-Herald's lead sports columnist. Since he started in Omaha in 1991, he's covered just about anything you can imagine. Follow him on Twitter @TomShatelOWH. Phone: 402-444-1025.
If the Big Ten cancels its season and Nebraska makes its own schedule, will it reunite with old Big 12 rivals? Could this even kick off another round of realignment? Tom Shatel shares his thoughts.
On verge of beginning preseason practice, Bellevue West's coach has concerns that go beyond the football field.
There might be a Big Ten champion. Or, there might not be games after September. Football season? It’s already the strangest one in our lifetime.
The Big Ten's schedule release provides a plan for football season, but Tom Shatel writes now it's time for the hard part — actually getting these games played.
Tom Shatel shares his thoughts on the standoff between the Pac-12 and its players demanding fairer treatment. It's a battle that could signal monumental change in college football.
They say there’s no cheering in the press box, but that’s only for normal years. We’re all rooting for football and it’s anything but selfish.
Bill Gottsch laughs as he tells the story of how Indian Creek was born one day in 1990 in the Gottsch family living room. “Sometimes our family motto is shoot, then aim.”
Those won't be cardboard cutouts in the stands. Union Omaha, the city's new pro soccer team, makes its home debut Saturday — with fans allowed to attend. Tom Shatel shares his thoughts.
College football has survived through two world wars, a Great Depression, the Spanish Flu pandemic and the Vietnam War. But COVID-19 might provide the greatest challenge.
The NCAA Board of Governors could vote Friday to cancel fall sports championships. Husker A.D. Bill Moos will be keeping a close eye on that decision and the impact it would have on college football.