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.
New athletic director. New basketball team. It feels like the dawn of a new chapter at Creighton, writes Tom Shatel. Dare we call it the second act of the Coach Mac Era?
There are 26 Nebraska Hall of Famers — none are sports figures. But there's a push to make Grover Cleveland Alexander the first, and Tom Shatel discusses it in his First Downs and Second Guesses.
Here in the eighth game of Scott Frost's fourth season, the cold reality was plain to see. What happened here wasn’t about one or two or three players. Or plays. This was a program loss, writes Tom Shatel.
Nebraska's early no-show put the Huskers in a hole they couldn't climb out of, in a must-win game for a shot at a bowl. It's not over yet, but this one hurt. Check out more of Tom Shatel's takes.
P.J. Fleck loves slogans. Scott Frost doesn't. But Fleck's Gophers (and slogans) are 2-1 against Frost. So Tom Shatel says if you can’t beat ‘em, write your own slogan. Here are a couple ideas.
Tom Shatel has seen a lot of press boxes, made a lot of late deadlines, and eaten a lot of late-night press box food. But Saturday was a first for him with "disconcerting signals." He wasn't alone.