Category: Sports

Three gay Nebraska athletes feel alone in struggles 0

Three gay Nebraska athletes feel alone in struggles

By Ross Benes, NewsNetNebraska As a successful sprinter, Todd Gulizia felt he couldn’t reveal his sexuality. Even though his twin brother already came out, Todd couldn’t. He wanted to be seen for just his...

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Marching band supports Huskers win or lose

Story and video by Bryce Arens, NewsNetNebraska The miserable defeat of the Huskers in the Big 10 championship game was hard on a lot of people: Players. Coaches. Fans. But it was particularly difficult...

Cheerleader injury rates rising 0

Cheerleader injury rates rising

Young all-star cheerleaders at Nebraska Cheer Center practice their routine. Cheerleading accounts for two-thirds of all catastrophic injuries for high school girls, often resulting from high-flying stunts. Anna Reed, NewsNetNebraska Pom-poms and pleated skirts...

Huskers dominate Minnesota early, move one step closer to division title 0

Huskers dominate Minnesota early, move one step closer to division title

Story by Shelby Fleig, NewsNetNebraska Just as the Huskers would have it, Saturday was all about Nebraska. The Huskers’ 38-14 win over the Minnesota Gophers marks their first undefeated home season since 2001 and...

Four-year starter Mangieri has memorable senior day to cap home career 0

Four-year starter Mangieri has memorable senior day to cap home career

Story by Bryce Arens, NewsNetNebraska The cheers for P.J. Mangieri Saturday weren’t deafening. The noise was reserved for running back Rex Burkhead. But there has been only one Nebraska player to start every game...

SPORTSTAKE: What we’re thinking about in sports. 0

SPORTSTAKE: What we’re thinking about in sports.

  Every week, our sports reporters gather around a table to talk about the issues of the week, from a referee’s blown call in the most recent Husker football game to memories of of...

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SPORTSTAKE: Gameday is more than a student event

By Ross Benes We’re taking gameday back. Students matter most. We run this university. We need better seating, more tickets and cheaper prices. We…haven’t heard so much self-interested garbage since Bill Callahan insisted he...