Author Archives: Kaleb Henry

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…Read more »

Nebraska Leaders: Fully Committed Member of the Big Ten Conference

Nebraska Leaders: Fully Committed Member of the Big Ten Conference

After a day of silence, Nebraska leadership has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to the Big Ten Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Nebraska University System President Ted Carter released a joint statement Thursday morning: “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a fully committed member of the Big Ten Conference. It is an unparalleled athletic…Read more »

Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

In an unprecedented move, the Big Ten Conference has postponed fall sports. In a statement, the Big Ten says the postponement is “due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic”. The conference has been relying on medical advice from the Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten…Read more »

Report: Nebraska and Iowa Lone Big Ten Votes to Keep Football Season

Report: Nebraska and Iowa Lone Big Ten Votes to Keep Football Season

Huskers and Hawkeyes want to play football this fall. So do a number of other assorted mascots and players like quarterbacks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields from Clemson and Ohio State, respectively. But here we’re talking administrative leaders, specifically the Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C). According to Dan Patrick on the self-titled Dan Patrick…Read more »

Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

A group of “over 1,000 Big Ten football players” has issued a list of concerns and demands of the conference ahead of the 2020 season. The Big Ten released the fall schedule earlier Wednesday, but within hours “Players of the Big Ten” penned a letter with athlete website The Players’ Tribune titled “#BigTenUnited”. The letter…Read more »

NSAA: Sports to begin on schedule, Transfer rules to stay

NSAA: Sports to begin on schedule, Transfer rules to stay

Nebraska high school sports won’t have any big changes. Yet. The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) Board of Directors met Monday morning to discuss changes for fall sports at a special Zoom meeting. The group left after reaffirming an August 10 start date without any major changes. Practices for the six fall sports — cross country,…Read more »