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Big 10 Honors Husker Freshman

Updated: 09/15/2014 - For the second straight week, a Husker earned the Big Ten’s top special teams’ accolade, as freshman De’Mornay Pierson-El was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week Monday morning.

Storm Chasers PCL Champions Again, Beat Aces 4-0

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Aaron Brooks tossed a complete game, two-hit shutout, leading the Storm Chasers to their second straight PCL championship and third in the past four years, 4-0 over Reno Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.

Nebraska Creeps Back Into Top 25

Updated: 09/14/2014 - After a brief disappearance, the 3-0 Huskers are back in the top 25 following their victory over Fresno State Saturday night. NU is 24th in The Associated Press media poll and 22nd in the USA Today coaches poll released on Sunday.

Bluejays Keep Rolling

Posted: 09/14/2014 - Alyssa Jara scored twice to power Creighton past South Dakota 3-1 Sunday afternoon in Vermillion.

Illinois Blanks NU

Posted: 09/14/2014 - Illinois goalkeeper Claire Wheatley stopped all three shots on goal to help defeat Nebraska 3-0 Sunday afternoon in Lincoln.

Huskers Put On Late Show, 55-19 Over Fresno State

Updated: 09/14/2014 - Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Huskers to a 55-19 win at Fresno State Saturday night.

Cyclones Nip Hawkeyes 20-17

Updated: 09/13/2014 - Cole Netten hit a 42-yard field goal with :02 left and Iowa State rallied to beat Iowa 20-17 Saturday afternoon for the Cyclones first win of the season.

Storm Chasers Force Deciding Fifth Game

Updated: 09/13/2014 - The Storm Chasers used five home runs to even the 2014 Pacific Coast League Championship Series with Reno, winning 11-2 Saturday afternoon at Werner Park.

Huskers Prepare For Fresno State

Updated: 09/09/2014 - The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for the third game of the season with a 90-minute practice Tuesday afternoon at the Hawks Championship Center. The Huskers will travel to Fresno State this Saturday for the first away game of the season.

Creighton Announces Big East Schedule

Updated: 09/09/2014 - The Creighton Bluejays will play each league school twice, beginning with a Dec. 31 road game at Providence and closing with a March 7 home game vs. Xavier.

Omaha Mammoths Set Schedule

Updated: 09/09/2014 - The FXFL, a new developmental league for professional football players, today released the full schedule for the 2014 regular season. The inaugural season of the FXFL, which features a six-week regular season format, will kick off on Wednesday, October 8th.

Coach Pelini Takes Blame for Close Win

Updated: 09/08/2014 - Bo Pelini's weekly news conference sounded more like a mea culpa. The Nebraska coach spent all but a couple of his 28 minutes in front of the reporters Monday listing his team's deficiencies in its 31-24 win over McNeese State.

Abdullah Earns Paul Hornung Award

Updated: 09/08/2014 - Husker I-back Ameer Abdullah was one of four players around the nation named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field.

Foltz Named Big 10 Special team Player of the Week

Updated: 09/08/2014 - Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was honored for his performance against McNeese State on Saturday, as he was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. It is the first time the Grand Island native has received the Big Ten honor, and marks the second straight week a Husker has received a Big Ten weekly award.

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