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Nebraska Cornhuskers

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    College Athlete-Rappers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Wait, SMU Will Be Included in March's Madness?

    ​Never again let me criticize college football for rewarding 70 teams with bowl games. Because college basketball is now doing the same thing. And then some. This year - this week - March has increased, unprecedented Madness. Ohio State, Duke, Pittsburgh and Kansas are the No. 1 seeds as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Rick Barnes' Longhorns Fading Down the Stretch. Again?

    Rick Barnes: Deja boo all over?​Welcome to March. The madness can't be far behind. Been getting into college basketball the last few weeks. Some quick thoughts: Kansas is the best team I've seen. BYU is more than just Jimmer Fredette. The Big East is the best conference. And, uh oh, Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    After Last-Second Stay of Execution, the Big XII Lives to Play Another Day

    The man who saved a conference: Dan Beebe​Who's the commissioner/savior/magician of the Big XII Conference, David Blaine? In a death-defying, last-second escape that would make the famed illusionist proud, Big XII commissioner Dan Beebe has somehow kept his league alive and, I think, wel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Nebraska: Out. Big 12: Gone?

    Bye-bye Big, um, Red?​Since 1994 we've enjoyed the Big 12 Conference. Offices based here. Alumni living here. Championship games played here. Savor it. Because, perhaps as early as Friday, it begins to crumble. With the Big 12 having slapped a Friday deadline on Nebraska to essentially comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    It's the End of the Big 12 as We Know It

    ​R.I.P, Big 12? Certainly looks so, as the Pac 10 over the weekend empowered commissioner Larry Scott to proceed with plans for expansion. In other words, let the raiding of the Big 12 Conference commence. Last week, news surfaced of the Pac 10's plans, which center on adding Texas, Texas A&a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2009

    Shuck This

    ​The gentleman, referred to as "The Cornman" by Texas and Nebraska fans alike crowding Section 308 of Jerry Jones's EnormoDome, sat directly in front of me during last night's Big 12 Championship. He was friendly and funny -- not a big taunter, he let the costume do the heavy lifting. Not sure we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    If Memory Serves: Red Beer

    ​If Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining why I'm so damn warped.My first wife's clan would gather at least once a year in the middle of nowhere, otherwise known as Columbus, Nebraska.Yes, first wife--for some reason my firm belief that life revolves around telev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Camp Cowboys Top 10 Observations: Day 8

    ​10. Story out of Lincoln, Nebraska of all places - apparently the writer was in Dallas for the Big 12 Media Days - says at Cowboys Stadium there is for sale $800,000 suites in which you can purchase a $90 pizza. That's about $11 a slice by my sportswriter math. However, Dallas Only Dail ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 14, 2006

    Ginned Up

    BlackFinn takes the "Irish" out of Irish pub

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2006

    Black Good Friday

    Every guy in this city officially has a man-crush on Tony Romo. Hey, what's Jessica Simpson got Richie Whitt doesn't? I went to Texas Stadium for the Cowboys' mauling of the Bucs, and this season has suddenly transformed from sad to surreal. Yep, all because of an undrafted free agent out of tiny E ... More >>

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Radio DJ

    Barry Switzer, "Football All the Way," Thursday at 6 p.m., KTCK-AM 1310

  • News

    August 17, 1995
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