Nebraska

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

The nominees for Best Director at the 86th annual Academy Awards. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture, Best Director

Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.

02/24/2014

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Oscar Nominations: They Wuz Robbed! 

The Academy Award nominations are now official. But what about the poor deserving few who were snubbed, ignored, underappreciated, or forgotten?

01/19/2014

Penn State

Penn State Loses To Nebraska 68-64

Shavon Shields scored a career-high 29 points, Ray Gallegos had 15 points and Nebraska held off Penn State in a 68-64 win on Saturday.

01/19/2013

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Penn State Blows 14-Point Halftime Lead; Falls To Nebraska 32-23

The No. 18 Cornhuskers overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit in a 32-23 victory over Penn State on Saturday.

11/10/2012

Nebraska v Penn State

Penn State Moves Forward After First Game Without Paterno

Fans honored Paterno in a number of different ways, some dressing like Paterno, others displaying signs in support of the deposed coaching icon.

11/12/2011

Nebraska v Penn State

Penn State Loses First Game Without Paterno

Capping the worst week in school history, No. 12 Penn State nearly overcame a 17-point deficit but was stopped short on a 4th-and-1 late in a 17-14 loss Saturday to No. 19 Nebraska.

11/12/2011

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Penn State Football Takes The Field For First Time Without Joe Paterno

Penn State fans cheered their football team Saturday as it walked into Beaver Stadium for the first time in 46 years without Joe Paterno as its coach. The normally low-key Jay Paterno, Joe’s son and a quarterbacks coach, pumped his fist and shouted, “Let’s go!”

11/12/2011

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Balancing Act As Penn State’s Football Team, Scandal Take National Spot Light

Today’s Penn State-Nebraska game will bring the eyes of the nation upon State College, and for ESPN — the network carrying the game — it’ll be a balancing act.

11/12/2011

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Penn Staters See Game Day As Time For Healing

The cloud still hangs over Penn State, following stunning child sex charges against a former assistant football coach and an alleged cover-up by school officials. But, today, is game day. And many students are hoping it’s a chance for them to rally together to begin the healing process.

11/12/2011

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PSU: McQueary Won’t Coach Saturday Due To Threats

Penn State says assistant coach Mike McQueary won’t coach the Nittany Lions on Saturday because “multiple threats” have been made against him.

11/10/2011

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