Unwavered: Even in cloudy times for Husker football, Mike Riley always sunny

LINCOLN — “You can’t let this place eat you up, because if you let it, it’ll eat you up.” — former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, Dec. 2, 2014, two days after he was fired. The N... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska senior captain and inside linebacker Chris Weber is the latest in a line of Elkhorn High School graduates who joined NU’s team as walk-ons and earned scholarships by their final seasons. Spencer Long, Jake Long, Trevor Roac... Read More

Iowa started the month with a shocking 55-24 rout of No. 3 Ohio State. It followed with disappointing losses to Wisconsin (38-14) and Purdue (24-15). With one game left in their regular season, the Hawkeyes (6-5, 3-5 Big Ten) are aiming ... Read More

LINCOLN - Omaha North hadn't panicked all season and nothing changed in the Class A State Championship. The Vikings outscored Kearney 20-0 in the fourth quarter en route to a 27-20 comeback victory at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday night. North's ... Read More

LINCOLN - Yutan’s state championship game performance was emblematic of their season performance. The Chieftains struggled to find anything in the first half, but their defense kept them in the game and their offense found their rhythm in the 3r... Read More

LINCOLN — There’s a lot riding on the final week of Kelly Hunter’s final regular season. NU’s senior setter knows a basket of accolades and postseason implications are tugging against Nebraska’s “point by point” mentality. ... Read More

LINCOLN — Chris Weber paused. This Nebraska senior class really has been through quite the journey. Most current seniors were on the team when coach Bo Pelini was fired in November 2014. They knew punter Sam Foltz and grieved his death... Read More

LINCOLN - Thanks to an unstoppable rushing attack the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley Eagles accomplished their season-long mission of reclaiming the state title. After being defeated by eventual state champs Falls City Sacred Heart in the 2016 semifin... Read More

LINCOLN - The East Butler Tigers are state champions after a dominant performance on Monday morning. East Butler claimed their second state title in school history thanks to a dominant air attack that led to a 36-14 win over South Loup in the D1 F... Read More

Athletic Director Bill Moos believes Nebraska needs a rival, and he wants it to be Iowa. On the nightly radio show on the Husker Sports Network Monday evening, Moos said he has already met with the Big Ten to try and make Iowa the permanent Black ... Read More

LINCOLN — Ask Creighton coach Jim Flanery about his team’s last road win against Nebraska, and he is quick to rattle off some impressive stats from the 1993 contest. Flanery, in his second year in his second stint as an assistant at ... Read More