C-l-o-s-e. The five-letter word has become a source of frustration among coaches, players, and yes, the fans. How does NU overcome it?
The (first) bye week episode. On the heels of Scott Frost's recruiting comments, the guys rank NU's positional needs — and much more.
Nebraska coach Scott Frost doesn't seem particularly bothered by what one could interpret as an insult by Minnesota's P.J. Fleck.
FICTION: A shocking and hilarious novel about a mother who embarks on a bizarre trip. "I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness" by Claire Vaye Watkins; Riverhead (290 pages, $27) ——— Motherhood, we're told, is a miracle, a blessing, a gift. That's the unmistakable message that the mass media have hammered home for decades — women who give birth are expected to be grateful, uncomplaining, never ...
FICTION: In Elizabeth Strout's latest novel, the character of Lucy Barton returns and tries to understand her attachment to her troubled ex-husband. "Oh William!" by Elizabeth Strout; Random House (256 pages, $27) ——— The latest novel from Elizabeth Strout may be named for a man, but at its heart is a woman trying to tell us something about herself. In "Oh William!," Lucy Barton, the narrator ...
FICTION: In this dark but witty satire, Percival Everett explores racism, vengeance and the horrors of lynching. "The Trees" by Percival Everett; Graywolf Press (308 pages, $16) ——— Trees, when left unmolested, typically enjoy a long life span. Imagine if trees in the United States, particularly in the South, could speak. Many might tell us of something sinister they got roped into — literally ...
NONFICTION: Three union workers whose factory closes illustrate the challenges for America's blue-collar workforce. "American Made" by Farah Stockman; Random House (418 pages, $28) ——— In 1997, when the Red River Valley overflowed its banks and flooded most of Grand Forks, North Dakota, I watched then-President Bill Clinton give an empathetic speech to flood victims at an Air Force base ...
FICTION: A wealthy playboy is found murdered during a writers festival, and the line of suspects is long. "A Line to Kill" by Anthony Horowitz; Harper (375 pages, $27.99) ——— Like any good mystery, Anthony Horowitz's "A Line to Kill" has a gripping story, quirky characters who might be devious or might be innocent, a twisty plot, an enigmatic detective and a memorable setting. But it also has ...
At age 38, with a toddler son and a thickening waistline, Katherine May makes the decision to hike the 630-mile South West Coast Path in England, a rugged trail that "clings as close to this island's crinkled edge as possible; so close, in fact, that chunks of it regularly fall into the sea." She will hike in stages, she decides, sometimes alone, sometimes with a friend. She will finish before ...
Scott Frost hit a few key talking points on his weekly television show, including the health of Deontai Williams and Adrian Martinez.
Yes, Nebraska will have plenty of time to recover physically after playing eight straight weeks to open the season. But there’s also work to do.
In 2017, Mikah Meyer traveled across the country visiting all 419 National Parks.
The Cornhuskers inexplicably, incomprehensibly showed up without energy again Saturday – for the first time, actually, since August.
A flat first half gave way to a second half equally filled with big plays and mind-numbing miscues as Minnesota downed Nebraska 30-23 Saturday in Minneapolis.
From Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Parker Gabriel and Chris Basnett discuss the Nebraska football team's 30-23 loss to Minnesota on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Connor Culp’s voice wavered and his responses came slowly as he reconciled another set of tribulations.
Check out photos from Nebraska's football game against Minnesota on Saturday in Minneapolis. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler
The closer Nebraska's offense gets to pay dirt this season, the more it sputters and spins its wheels in the mud outside of it.
Scott Frost talks about Nebraska's flat start and the little details after the loss to Minnesota.
Perhaps it was fitting that a player who clearly has developed a powerful bond with Erik Chinander made the play that ignited a special performance.
Lisa Falck sported her red No. 88 jersey, and wore her emotions on her sleeve — "Oh my gosh, I've got tears in my eyes."
Nebraska vs. Minnesota, coming at you from Minneapolis. Follow the action with us.
It's a crystal clear, brisk October morning in Minneapolis. One pregame note is the offensive line, which is a little bit shorter on depth than usual.
Good morning from Minneapolis. Parker Gabriel and Chris Basnett deliver the "keys" to the Huskers' success vs. Minnesota on Saturday.