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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…read more »

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KGFW Sports – Husker Parents Hire Attorney and Much More 8/21/20

A group of Nebraska football parents have hired a Norfolk-based lawyer and on Thursday sent a letter demanding Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren provide further documentation about the vote that led to the postponement of the league’s 2020 football season. Parents of 11 players have retained Michael Flood, a former Nebraska politician. The parents want…read more »

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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…read more »

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KGFW Sports – USHL Sets Season Start Date

The USHL has targeted Friday, November 6th as the start of the 2020-2021 season. Under the plan released Tuesday, teams will play 54 regular season games. Players are scheduled to arrive over a four-week period beginning September 14th, with preseason games targeted to begin in mid-October. All activities are designed to take place in accordance…read more »

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KGFW Sports – Husker Update and High School Schedules 8/17/20

A group of Nebraska players’ parents have released a letter seeking answers from Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren about the postponement of football. The NCAA’s chief medical officer says the current state of coronavirus testing isn’t sufficient to allow college sports to proceed safely. A Michigan cardiologist says the Big Ten relied on flawed data…read more »

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NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…read more »

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Nebraska Leaders: Fully Committed Member of the Big Ten Conference

After a day of silence, Nebraska leadership has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to the Big Ten Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Nebraska University System President Ted Carter released a joint statement Thursday morning: “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a fully committed member of the Big Ten Conference. It is an unparalleled athletic…read more »

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Report: Nebraska Can’t Play Fall Football and Remain Big Ten Member

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren twice avoided the question when asked during the postponement announcement on Big Ten Network if a member school could play a football season on their own this fall. “I’m sure there will be a lot of other issues that will arise or be raised that we’ll address at the appropriate…read more »

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Big Ten postpones all sports, Huskers to evaluate options

(KGFW) – The Big Ten Conference has officially announced postponement of all Fall sports. According to a statement, the conference “relied on the medical advice and counsel of the Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten Sports Medicine Committee.” Commissioner Kevin Warren appeared live on the Big Ten Network shortly after…read more »

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Report: Nebraska and Iowa Lone Big Ten Votes to Keep Football Season

Huskers and Hawkeyes want to play football this fall. So do a number of other assorted mascots and players like quarterbacks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields from Clemson and Ohio State, respectively. But here we’re talking administrative leaders, specifically the Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C). According to Dan Patrick on the self-titled Dan Patrick…read more »

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