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Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

The Big Ten Conference has confirmed that the football season will resume next month. In a release at BigTen.org, the conference says all 14 teams will be playing. The season is set to resume October 23-24. The vote for returning was unanimous by the Council of Presidents and Chancellors. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and…

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Big Ten football is coming back. Multiple reports say an announcement from the conference is imminent and expected this morning. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel reports the Big Ten will start its season the weekend of October 24 with a championship game slated for December 19. NU System President Ted Carter was caught on a hot mic…

Hot Mic: NU System President Ted Carter says Football Announcement “Tonight”

Hot Mic: NU System President Ted Carter says Football Announcement “Tonight”

An announcement on Big Ten football has been expected since NU System President Ted Carter told KLIN “very soon” early last week, but that timeline is now narrowed down to Tuesday night. Before speaking at a news conference on the next phase of growth for the National Strategic Research Institute, Carter held a short conversation with Bob…

Husker Baseball Scrimmage to be Live Streamed Thursday

Husker Baseball Scrimmage to be Live Streamed Thursday

Nebraska baseball fans will get their first look at the team this week. Husker Athletics announced that the Nebraska baseball team’s opening scrimmage of the season at Hawks Field will be streamed live on the Huskers’ social channels, including Twitter (@Huskers), Facebook (facebook.com/huskers) and on Huskers.com. “It’s a great opportunity to give our fans a live…

Eight Nebraska Football Players File Lawsuit Against Big Ten

Eight Nebraska Football Players File Lawsuit Against Big Ten

A group of Nebraska football players have filed a lawsuit against the Big Ten Conference in an attempt to reverse the decision to postpone fall sports and find out more on how the decision to postpone was made. In a 13-page document shared by Nebraska Cornhusker Football Parents (@ParentsNebraska) on Twitter, the lawsuit raises three counts…

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Budget restrictions were expected with the loss of fall sports for Nebraska, particularly football, and today Nebraska Athletics announced more cost saving measures. Athletic Director Bill moos says 51 staff members within athletics will be furloughed through the end of the year, beginning September 1. Those not furloughed will take a 10-percent salary reduction for…

Warren: Postponement of fall sports “will not be revisited”

Warren: Postponement of fall sports “will not be revisited”

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren has now given reasoning for the conference’s decision to postpone the 2020-21 fall sports season. In an open letter to the Big Ten community, Warren says the primary factors for the decision from the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) are the rise of transmission rates of COVID-19, not…

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