Dickson’s Week in Review, June 9-15 - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 6:49 pm / Updated at 6:59 pm
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Dickson’s Week in Review, June 9-15

According to a study, the toughest task in sports is hitting a major league fastball. The easiest task in sports? Vetting the next Rutgers athletic director.

Three Husker football contests this season begin at 11 a.m. “Big Red Breakfast” is now something you eat during a game.

At the current projection, all of Nebraska’s nonconference football games by 2025 will be against Southern Miss.

A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by a contractor who claimed that Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy fired him for wearing an Oklahoma T-shirt to Gundy’s house can move forward. I’m just looking forward to the “I’m a man, I’m 40!” deposition.

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari recently got married. Several Bears’ offensive linemen attended the ceremony, so before the bride could throw the bouquet she was sacked.

More information is coming out on the NSA scandal. Apparently the government used super-sophisticated spy tactics that previously were only available to the New England Patriots coaching staff.

ESPN is planning a special: “Tim Tebow: No. 3 on the New England Depth Chart, No. 1 in Our Hearts.”

Chad Johnson was sentenced to 30 days in jail for slapping his lawyer on the butt in court. Just when I begin to lose faith in the U.S. judicial system, along comes this inspirational story.

The Nuggets fired NBA coach of the year George Karl. I had no idea Steve Pederson was now the Denver GM.

The U.S. Open at Merion is a difficult course. Picture the Amazon rain forest, only with more rough.

A Chicago Blackhawks fan vowed not to mow his lawn until the team wins a title. Same with me, I’m not mowing my lawn until the Blackhawks take the title. That’s hockey, right?

And finally: After Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Metta World Peace tweeted: “The Heat cheeseburger was not cooked and the lettuce never showed up.” The good news is he’s still in contention for the “Most Cogent Athlete Comment on Twitter” Award.

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Brad comments in a funny way on topical events in the news and the wide world of sports.

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