Speech Competition Punctuated With Kid Blowing Chunks On Medal Stand

This happened at last week's Nebraska state speech championships, and we are so glad that it did. We don't know the identity of the kid fire-hosing the remnants of his turkey sandwich all over his hands and feet, but we do know that he is a hero. Because of him, we may now enjoy the world's first perfect photo. » 4/04/14 9:28am 4/04/14 9:28am

Nebraska Goes Big For 99-Yard TD Strike

After an eight-yard sack on second down left Nebraska with a third-and-14 play from their own one-yard line, Nebraska did not go with the bullshit draw play. The Huskers went for it all. » 1/01/14 2:37pm 1/01/14 2:37pm

A Good Cry: How Alexander Payne Became The Auteur Of The Male Weepie

My favorite Alexander Payne movie is always going to be Election. His 1999 satire—about a high school teacher (Matthew Broderick) who makes it his mission to ensure that the ambitious Tracy Flick (a never-better Reese Witherspoon) fails to win her election for class president—wasn't just incredibly, darkly funny but… » 11/13/13 6:18pm 11/13/13 6:18pm

The 10 Films I'm Most Excited To See At The Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on Wednesday, is the year's premier film festival, the launching pad in recent years for celebrated movies like The Tree of Life, No Country for Old Men, The Artist, Amour, Holy Motors and Inglourious Basterds. It's funny that Cannes takes place just as summer movie season is… » 5/13/13 5:56pm 5/13/13 5:56pm

USC's Marqise Lee Has Shattered The PAC-12 Single-Game Receiving Record…

There have been some great quarterbacks, great receivers and great passing offenses in the history of the Pac-12. Until today, no one had racked up more single-game receiving yards than Oregon State's Mike Hass, who careened for 293 on 12 catches against Boise State in 2004. » 10/27/12 7:50pm 10/27/12 7:50pm

Al Capone Once Got A Motorcade Escort Into The Northwestern-Nebraska…

Today Nebraska and Northwestern play their sixth game in a rivalry that began in 1902. As the Huskers are a recent refugee to the Big Ten, this will be the first trip for Nebraska to Evanston since October 1931. Among the spectators in that game, according to this delightful clipping the Northwestern University… » 10/20/12 5:00pm 10/20/12 5:00pm

Erin Andrews Has Something On Her Mind: Your College Football Early…

The marquee game, at least according to the tiny numbers next to their names, is Michigan State at Nebraska. Stop on by and chat about it. » 10/29/11 12:00pm 10/29/11 12:00pm

Your College Football Afternoon Games Open Thread

Skip Holtz will try to beat the team Daddy Lou used to coach! How awesome is that?! So awesome that it's a network game! Oh, pretty much every Notre Dame game is on NBC, you say? Of course it is. Because that's how it was foretold. » 9/03/11 3:30pm 9/03/11 3:30pm

Nebraska's Brothers Pelini Are Doing A Lot Of Denying And Apologizing…

Carl Pelini, Nebraska's defensive coordinator, has denied that he shoved a credentialed reporter on the field after a 9-6 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday. His younger brother, head coach Bo, apologized today for his own outbursts during the game. » 11/22/10 9:30pm 11/22/10 9:30pm

Did Nebraska Defensive Coordinator Carl Pelini Rough Up A Texas A&M…

Texas A&M beat Nebraska 9-6 yesterday. Excitement. At least for Aggies fans, who stormed the field. And for an Aggie photographer, who claims Cornhusker D coordinator and the head coach's littler big bro Carl Pelini got all grabby, pushy, breaky with him. » 11/21/10 10:30am 11/21/10 10:30am

The Long Strange Sad Journey Of Lawrence Phillips

Former Nebraska/NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was convicted of seven felony charges yesterday and faces up to 25 years in prison, but he's already in jail, serving a 10-year sentence for another crime. How did it come to this? » 8/12/09 2:31pm 8/12/09 2:31pm

Your New Year’s Day Bowlkakke

Wake up, shitheads! Time for you to get up, swallow 15 Advil, put your pants back on, and stagger home like the dirty, filthy people you are. Here are the bowl games you’ll need to nurse that hangover… » 1/01/09 11:00am 1/01/09 11:00am

Nebraska Wrestlers Dismissed From Team

Just three days after their identities were unveiled in connection with a gay p0rn site » 8/13/08 11:15am 8/13/08 11:15am, Nebraska wrestlers . Neither of the two men has made any comment on the incident, but Nebraska issued the usual statement about these men not reflecting the values of the team. More interesting? The owner of fratmentv.com sounded…