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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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


KGFW Sports Blast 8/7/20

(KGFW) – The Huskers are among the teams receiving votes in the preseason Coaches College Football poll. Clemson is #1. Five of Nebraska’s ten opponents begin the season ranked with Ohio State the highest at #2. Nebraska begins fall camp today in Lincoln. Another high profile Big Ten player is opting out. Purdue receiver Rondale…read more »


KGFW Sports Blast 8/6/20

(KGFW) – The NCAA Board of Governors announced Wednesday that each division of the NCAA must determine by Aug. 21 whether their respective fall sports seasons and NCAA championships should occur as scheduled this year. A few hours later, the Division I Board passed the decision on to the Division I Council, which is reportedly…read more »


Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

A group of “over 1,000 Big Ten football players” has issued a list of concerns and demands of the conference ahead of the 2020 season. The Big Ten released the fall schedule earlier Wednesday, but within hours “Players of the Big Ten” penned a letter with athlete website The Players’ Tribune titled “#BigTenUnited”. The letter…read more »


KGFW Sports Blast 8/5/20

(KGFW) – The NSAA released Tuesday a ten page list of heath measures for fall sports. Guidelines range from extending the sideline box for football players to the 10-yard lines to no switching of benches between volleyball sets to the use of electronic whistles. Two former Huskers were cut by NFL teams yesterday. The Jets…read more »


Big Ten Releases Football Schedule, Nebraska Opens at Rutgers September 5

The Big Ten has finally released a football schedule. Last Thursday, the conference sent a letter to member athletic directors saying a decision on preseason camp would be made “within 5 days”. Since making a conference-only decision for fall sports at the beginning of July, all other Power 5 conferences have made more detailed announcements…read more »