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WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Showdown With Abdullah

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.

11/13/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

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.

10/02/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

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.

09/30/2014

Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle Feeding

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.

02/25/2014

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“Gravity” & “American Hustle” Lead Oscar Noms

The con-artist comedy “American Hustle” and the space odyssey “Gravity” lead the Oscar nominations, announced on Thursday morning, with 10 nods each.

01/16/2014

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Pizza Hut Testing ‘By The Slice’ Offerings

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.

01/13/2014

Actor Aziz Ansari speaks at the 71st Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcement at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 12, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Complete Golden Globe Nominations List

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.

12/12/2013

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Dallas Man Crashes His Motorcyle; Dies On Nebraska Highway

The Nebraska State Patrol says a 48-year-old man from Dallas has died after crashing his motorcycle on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.

09/07/2013

Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts (stained) in stool sample, undated CDC photomicrograph, graphic element on black. (credit: AP Graphics)

New Texas Stomach Illness Cases Reported, Source Still A Mystery

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2013

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Tracking Cyclospora Source In Texas Moving Slow

As the number of Texans sickened by the cyclospora infection continues to grow, tracking the source of the outbreak is moving painstakingly slow.

KRLD–08/09/2013

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FDA Links Stomach Bug In 2 States To Mexican Farm, Source Of Texas Cases Still Undetermined

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.

08/02/2013

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More Than 100 North Texans Sickened With Cyclospora

The number of people sickened by “cyclosporiasis” — a nasty stomach bug — grew dramatically on Thursday.

CBS 11–08/01/2013

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