This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.
October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
Federal statistics say that Nebraska has now surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state. Recent drought conditions in Texas have been blamed for the drop.
The con-artist comedy “American Hustle” and the space odyssey “Gravity” lead the Oscar nominations, announced on Thursday morning, with 10 nods each.
Pizza Hut plans to start offering pizza by the slice for the first time in two test locations this week, as the popular chain looks to keep pace with its trendy competitors.
The nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Thursday morning, with “American Hustle” and “12 Years a Slave” earning seven nods each.
The Nebraska State Patrol says a 48-year-old man from Dallas has died after crashing his motorcycle on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
The CDC says it has found evidence that many of those sickened in Texas ate at the same restaurant, but that it does not “show a connection” to salad mix produced at Mexican farm.
As the number of Texans sickened by the cyclospora infection continues to grow, tracking the source of the outbreak is moving painstakingly slow.
The Food and Drug Administration says an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska is linked to salad mix served at local Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and supplied by a Mexican farm.
The number of people sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.