The 1984 NFL draft was unusual for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and these days it's remembered in the name of a rock band, the 1984 Draft. Tonight, the band will be featured nationally on the NFL Network in a documentary about — what else? — the 1984 draft.

Nebraska came close, but it will be Arizona State for Omaha Benson forward Kianna Ibis. The 6-foot junior said Wednesday night that she has verbally...
A center with a 7-foot-4 wingspan is coming to Nebraska. A source with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday that Georgetown graduate transfer...
When coach Tim DeRuyter took over in 2012 at Fresno State, which hosts Nebraska on Sept. 13, he wanted to install a spread, pass, no-huddle attack.
Shatel: Miles in rumor mill is hint of Huskers' relevance
A college hoops guru wrote last week to expect Missouri to go after Tim Miles for its basketball opening. There's a sentence I didn't think I'd ever...
Penn State's James Franklin discusses pros, cons of social media
Penn State football coach James Franklin views social media as a valuable tool, one that allows him to connect with players, recruits and PSU's fan base.
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Hurdlers give Huskers solid foundation
Miles Ukaoma climbed into the starting blocks for the 400-meter hurdles at last weekend’s Mt. SAC Relays in California and listened as the public address announcer reeled off the star-studded résumés of his competitors.
Huskers get 2 more night games
Nebraska football fans need to factor two more night games into their fall plans, including one with possibly the latest home kickoff ever.
Huskers, Jays look to build momentum
Creighton and Nebraska are preparing for Wednesday’s nonconference softball encounter by focusing on themselves.
Husker Talk Live: Replay
Replay Tuesday's “Husker Talk Live” with World-Herald staff writer Rich Kaipust to track the latest Husker news.
Notes: Paluch, CU ready for Big East tournament
Last season, as Billy Paluch closed in on Tom Lilly's school record for doubles victories, the Creighton coach joked that he'd either have to bench the Bluejay senior or break his leg.
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Shatel: Miles in rumor mill is hint of Huskers' relevance
A college hoops guru wrote last week to expect Missouri to go after Tim Miles for its basketball opening. There's a sentence I didn't think I'd ever read in my lifetime. Or any lifetime.
Lunch with Tom: Replay
Hungry for some sports chat? Replay the “Lunch with Tom'' chat with sports columnist Tom Shatel in which he discusses the latest sports headlines.
Huskers in second after first day of Oak Hill Intercollegiate
The Nebraska men’s golf team is in second place after the first day of the Oak Hill Intercollegiate on Monday, trailing Notre Dame by seven strokes.
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Chatelain: Smiles and scowls – how to reconcile the two Bos
In six seasons at NU, Pelini hasn't changed and he won't. What he can do is pull back the curtain and let people judge the whole man, not just the slice that appears on Saturdays after a questionable call.
Four Huskers earn All-America honors
Seniors Jamie Schleppenbach and Emily Wong capped their Nebraska careers by finishing in the top eight in three events at the NCAA women’s event finals Sunday.
Late flurry from Burroughs clinches third U.S. Open title
Trailing by three points with less than 30 second left, Jordan Burroughs rallied with back-to-back, double-leg takedowns to edge David Taylor for a 7-6 win in the 74 kilogram (163 pound) finals of the U.S. Open on Saturday.
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Shatel: Better to let Big Five, not unions, end hunger
At the end of this week, Northwestern University football players will take a historic vote and decide whether they should form a union. Do these nice, young scholars in argyle sweaters want to start a union that would lead to college football and basketball players getting paid a salary? Do they really want to invite the Internal Revenue Service...
Huge rally helps Huskers avoid series sweep
Nebraska completed its largest comeback since 2010 and held on for the 10-9 win in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Haymarket Park, avoiding the sweep after a 3-2 loss earlier in the day.
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Spartan QB helped fuel B1G title run, but seeks more progress in 2014
If there were an award for in-season progress in 2013 college football, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook might have won in a landslide.
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Pelini feeling more secure about safeties
Nebraska went into last season needing to replace both safeties. Lack of experience at the position was a major concern. NU should go into this season much more at ease.
Huskers take four sets from Cyclones in exhibition
Nebraska opened its spring exhibition season Saturday by winning all four sets against Iowa State (27-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-22) at Hilton Coliseum.
NU finishes sixth behind co-champs Oklahoma, Florida
Oklahoma and Florida waited uncertainly before both could begin celebrating. The defending champion Gators and first-time winner Oklahoma became the first co-champions in NCAA women's gymnastics, with scores of 198.175 in the Super Six on Saturday night.
Nebraska rolls past Ohio State
Nebraska continued its recent roll through Big Ten play Saturday with a softball doubleheader sweep of Ohio State.
Huskers pick up three titles at Kansas Relays
Nebraska won three titles Saturday, giving the Huskers seven overall to cap the four-day Kansas Relays.
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Cook's Huskers are rising to the occasion
The Nebraska volleyball coach likes his team's attitude and says the players are responding to wide-open competition.


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Husker turnovers: A slippery slope
Bo Pelini has coached 68 games at Nebraska. When NU’s turnover margin is positive or even, the Huskers are 35-2. When they lose the turnover battle, they’re 13-18. Why hasn’t Nebraska joined the nation’s elite? More than anything, it’s turnovers.
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