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NU Football: Huskers Looking to Limit Big Plays

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Looking to Limit Big Plays Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their primetime showdown Saturday night with the Miami Hurricanes, as the Huskers conducted a 1-hour and 50-minute practice Tuesday afternoon inside of the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass Practice Fields. Defensive coordinator John Papuchis met w... More>>

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NU MBB: BTN Announces TV Schedule

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLincoln – A minimum of 13 men's basketball games will air across Big Ten Network platforms this season, as BTN announced its 2014-15 broadcast schedule Tuesday. The BTN schedule includes 11 games aired on BTN and available nationally, including basic cable channels across the Big Ten region, and two games online on BTN Plus, which is a subscription-based service available on computers... More>>

VB: Huskers and Bluejays Set to Renew Series

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers and Bluejays Set to Renew SeriesFor the first time since 2011, the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team will face Creighton in the regular season when the Bluejays visit the Bob Devaney Sports Center for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday. Although the teams met in the spring season, Wednesday's match will be the first official match between the squads since Sept. 8, 2011 - a 3-0 (25-14, 2... More>>

Huskers Ready for Big Stage vs. Miami

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LINCOLN - Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini met with the media Monday to discuss the upcoming matchup with Miami. The Huskers say they look forward to the big games. Here is a complete transcript of Pelini's comments:Opening Statement“I'm trying to get caught up on sleep. That will probably happen later in the week. We had a short workout with the players yesterday and then a film session. We stayed with the day off today. L... More>>

Nebraska Rises to No. 9 in AVCA Video included

LINCOLN - Nebraska moved to No. 9 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll released Monday. The AVCA ranked the Huskers at No. 11 last week.You can find the complete AVCA poll below.*Note: Nebraska's two losses come to top-six teams (No. 1 Stanford, No. 6 Florida State). Nebraska will play rival Creighton (RV) Wednesday and No. 2 Texas Saturday. Seven Big Ten teams cracked the Top 25. Rank School (First Place Votes)Total Points Adjusted 2... More>>

Doane's Kosmos Hanquist to Enter NAIA Hall of Fame

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Doane College and the Doane Athletic Department are pleased to announce that Katrina (Kosmos '07) Hanquist has been selected to the 2014-15 NAIA Hall of Fame class. Hanquist was a member of the track and field program at Doane from 2004-07 and was an 11-time NAIA All-American."The (NAIA) Hall of Fame Award is the highest honor presented by the association," said NAIA President Jim Carr. "Nominees must have outstanding character ... More>>

Pierson-El Earns B1G Special Teams Honor

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Lincoln – For the second straight week, a Husker earned the Big Ten's top special teams' accolade, as freshman De'Mornay Pierson-El was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week Monday morning. Pierson-El earned the honor after returning five punts for 150 yards in Nebraska's 55-19 win at Fresno State. His performance including an 86-yard touchdo... More>>

NU Soccer Falls 3-0 to Illinois Video included

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Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska soccer team (4-3-1) suffered its first Big Ten loss of the season on Sunday afternoon, falling to Illinois by a 3-0 margin at the Nebraska Soccer Field.The Huskers took six shots for the game, but failed to convert. Jaycie Johnson, Caroline Flynn and Courtney Claassen each managed one shot on goal, but Illinois goalkeeper ... More>>

Huskers Back in the AP Top 25 Video included

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Here's a list of the Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:1. Florida St. (37), 2-0, 1,466 1 2. Oregon (17) 3-0 1,424 2 3. Alabama (1) 3-0 1,346 3 4. Oklahoma (2) 3-0 1,325 4 5. Auburn 2-0 1,252 5 6. Texas AM (3) 3-0 1,195 ... More>>

Nebraska Downs Fresno State 55-19

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FRESNO, Calif. - Nebraska won it's road opener 55-19 over Fresno State late Saturday. Here are some post-game notes courtesy of Nebraska Athletics:Nebraska Post-Game NotesNebraska vs. Fresno State, Sept. 13, 20144 Nebraska improved to 3-0 with the victory marking the fourth time in seven seasons under Bo Pelini that Nebraska has started 3-0, but the f... More>>

Nebraska beats Fresno State 55-19

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Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

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Huskers Finish Up Ameritas Players Challenge Video included

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Lincoln - The 11th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 sweep (25-9, 25-12, 25-15) over Colgate to wrap up the Ameritas Players Challenge on Saturday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers (5-2) posted the top record at the tournament, finishing 2-0 to run their win streak to five matches. Colgate dropped to 3-4. Kadie Rolfzen paced the Huskers with 14 kills and five blocks an... More>>

Wichita Sweeps Lincoln; Win AA Title

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WICHITA, Kan. -- The Wichita Wingnuts defeated the Saltdogs 8-3 Saturday night to complete the sweep and win the 2014 American Association Championship in front of 2,528 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Saturday night.Lincoln jumped out to a 3-0 lead - their first of the three-game series - by the middle of the second inning, highlighted by a second-inning lead-off homer from Brandon Pinckney.Wichita tallied a run in the second... More>>

Prep Football Scores: September 12 Video included

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LINCOLN - You can view updatedhigh schoolfootball scores statewideprovided by the NSAA here: http://nsaahome.org/calculate/wildcard/weeks.php?sport=fbweek=36You can watch the Sports Blitz every Friday night at 10 p.m. on Lincoln's Own ABC for highlights and coverage of local prep football. More>>

Huskers Serve Up Sweep of Denver Video included

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Lincoln - The No. 11 Nebraska volleyball team won its fourth straight match but first at home this season, sweeping Denver 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-21) in the Ameritas Players Challenge at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Friday night.The Huskers improved to 4-2, serving up a season-high 11 aces to match the most since 2005. Kelsey Fien led the NU attack with 11 kills and has now led the Huskers in kills in four of the five matches... More>>

NU Football: Huskers Wrapping up Preparations for Fresno Video included

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comNU Wrapping up Preparations for FresnoLincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their first road trip of the season Saturday at the Fresno State Bulldogs, as the Huskers conducted a 50-minute walk-thru Thursday afternoon inside of the Hawks Championship Center.Head Coach Bo Pelini addressed the media following practice, noting that the Huskers will head ... More>>

Huskers Host Ameritas Players Challenge

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comHuskers Host Ameritas Players ChallengeAfter a 3-0 weekend on the road at the Flyer-Raider Invitational in Dayton, Ohio last weekend, the 11th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team returns home to host the Ameritas Players Challenge on Friday and Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.The four-team tournament includes Nebraska, Akron, Colgate and Denver. The Huskers and Akron will play j... More>>

Saltdogs Lose Game 1 to Wichita

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Lincoln Saltdogs fell to the Wichita Wingnuts 11-7 Wednesday night in Game 1 of the AACS. Wichita jumped out to a 10-0 lead, but the Saltdogs put up 7 runs in the 8th inning to make it close. The two teams will meet in Game 2 of the Best of Five series Thursday night at 6:35 from Haymarket Park. More>>

NEB SOC: Huskers Open Big Ten Play on Thursday

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comLink to preview on Huskers.com: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100ATCLID=209643323Game notes attachedGame 7Northwestern vs. NebraskaThursday, Sept. 11 l Lincoln, Neb. l 2:30 p.m.Stadium: Nebraska Soccer FieldCapacity: 3,500Series History: Nebraska leads, 5-1-0TV: Big Ten NetworkLive Stats: Huskers.comGame 8Illinois vs. NebraskaSunday, Sept. 14 l Lincoln, Neb. l 1 p.... More>>

Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Coaches have been selected for the 57th Annual Shrine Bowl of Nebraska Football Game. They are: North: Larry Martin – Omaha North – Head Coach Andrew Carlson – Battle Creek – Assistant Coach Todd Ekart – Sidney – Assistant Coach Charlie Shoemaker – Grand Island Central Catholic – Assistant Coach Todd O'Neill – Omaha North – Assistant Coach Randy Rouse – Omaha Benson – Assistant Co... More>>

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  • Gregory back to practice, Beck talks offense

    Gregory back to practice, Beck talks offense

    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team continued its preparations for the third game of the season with a 90-minute practice Tuesday afternoon at the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. The Huskers will travel to Fresno State this Saturday for the first away game of the season at Bulldog Stadium. Both offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coord...More >>
    Posted By: Sportssports@klkntv.comThe Nebraska football team continued its preparations for the third game of the season with a 90-minute practice Tuesday afternoon at the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields. The Huskers will travel to Fresno State this Saturday for the first away game of the season at Bulldog Stadium. Both offensive coordinator Tim Beck and defensive coord...More >>
  • Huskers Discuss First Road Trip

    Huskers Discuss First Road Trip

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:55:54 GMT
    Lincoln - Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini and the Huskers welcomed members of the media Monday to Memorial Stadium to discuss this Saturday's road game at Fresno State.Kickoff between the Huskers and the Bulldogs is set for 9:30 p.m., with live national television coverage provided by CBS Sports Network.Nebraska enters Saturday 2-0 on the season, while the Bulldogs are in search of their first win after starting the year 0-2...More >>
    Lincoln - Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini and the Huskers welcomed members of the media Monday to Memorial Stadium to discuss this Saturday's road game at Fresno State.Kickoff between the Huskers and the Bulldogs is set for 9:30 p.m., with live national television coverage provided by CBS Sports Network.Nebraska enters Saturday 2-0 on the season, while the Bulldogs are in search of their first win after starting the year 0-2...More >>
  • Huskers Climb to No. 11 in AVCA Poll

    Huskers Climb to No. 11 in AVCA Poll

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:59:00 GMT
    LINCOLN - Nebraska jumped one spot to No. 11in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll released Monday.The Huskers won matches against Dayton, Cal State Bakersfield and Eastern Kentucky in the Flyer-Raider Invitational in Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. Nebraska is now 3-2 on the season.Here's the complete AVCA Poll:RANKSCHOOLRECORDPREVIOUS RANK 1 Stanford (52) 1489 4-0 2 2 Texas (4) 1391 4-0 3 ...More >>
    LINCOLN - Nebraska jumped one spot to No. 11in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Poll released Monday.The Huskers won matches against Dayton, Cal State Bakersfield and Eastern Kentucky in the Flyer-Raider Invitational in Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. Nebraska is now 3-2 on the season.Here's the complete AVCA Poll:RANKSCHOOLRECORDPREVIOUS RANK 1 Stanford (52) 1489 4-0 2 2 Texas (4) 1391 4-0 3 ...More >>
  • NCAA Removes Penn State's Postseason Ban

    NCAA Removes Penn State's Postseason Ban

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:37:30 GMT
    Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference, through its Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC), has agreed today to restore Penn State's eligibility for the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The agreement follows the announcement today, by the NCAA, to further modify sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012, including the elimination of Penn State's postseason football ban, ...More >>
    Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference, through its Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC), has agreed today to restore Penn State's eligibility for the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The agreement follows the announcement today, by the NCAA, to further modify sanctions set forth in the Consent Decree entered into with Penn State on July 23, 2012, including the elimination of Penn State's postseason football ban, ...More >>
  • Abdullah Named to Paul Hornung Honor Roll

    Abdullah Named to Paul Hornung Honor Roll

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:18:13 GMT
    Lincoln – Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Abdullah earned the honored as he totaled 184 all-purpose yards in a 31-24 win over McNeese State. His 58-yard touchdown reception with 20 seconds left, which was the No. 1 play on ESP...More >>
    Lincoln – Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Abdullah earned the honored as he totaled 184 all-purpose yards in a 31-24 win over McNeese State. His 58-yard touchdown reception with 20 seconds left, which was the No. 1 play on ESP...More >>
  • Sam Foltz Earns Weekly Honor

    Sam Foltz Earns Weekly Honor

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:13:59 GMT
    Lincoln – Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly award. Foltz averaged a career-best 51.2 y...More >>
    Lincoln – Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly award. Foltz averaged a career-best 51.2 y...More >>
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