1. Monk's Trip to Norman for Nebraska-Oklahoma: Thoughts on the Contending Sooners

    As a Husker fan who grew up in Oklahoma, this game has a special place in my heart. OU is tied with Oklahoma State as my second-favorite team, so I can appreciate the Sooners doing well...

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  2. Oklahoma-Nebraska: The Greatest Rivalry Ever Forgotten

    I contend that the great rivalry between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Nebraska Cornhuskers is the greatest in all of college football and one of the greatest in all of sports. The great rivalry began Nov...

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  3. Error Free: Give Your Editors Some Love

    Have you ever had one of those days? Your mind goes numb as you sit at the keyboard trying to figure out what to write. Your ideas are still flowing like they always do, but your fingers don't translate accurately...

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  4. Monk Prophesies the Prayers for College Football Week Nine

    (For additional background, please read my write-up on Sports as a Religion.) As members of the Holy Church of College Football offer up their prayers to the Powers That Be for Saturday's ...

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  5. Monk's Trip to Stillwater for OSU-Baylor: Thoughts on the Emerging Cowboys

    I was in Stillwater for OSU's homecoming festivities last weekend and the victory over Baylor. Might I add that as a Nebraska fan, I was a little intimidated...

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  6. The Most-Honored Religion of Sports

    This season, Westboro Baptist has been protesting Husker games outside Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. Their preview for Nov. 8's matchup against the Kansas Jayhawks: "Corn Hussies vs...

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  7. Nebraska-Iowa State: Four Keys to Huskers' Must-Win Matchup Vs. Cyclones

    The loss to Missouri was a devastating blow to the rebuilding Nebraska Cornhuskers. The holes and weaknesses that were exposed show how vulnerable this Nebraska team can be...

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  8. Sports Isn't Newsworthy? Since When?

    The sideways glances. Whispers behind your back. Feelings of distaste toward you so strong you feel like you're wading through them. Snide comments. Rolling eyes...

    SportMonk Written by SportMonk about almost 6 years ago 252 reads 6 comments

  9. Move Over SEC: Here Comes the Big 12

    Monday should show Oklahoma as the new No. 1 after Oregon State’s stunning upset over USC. Missouri should be the new No. 3 and Texas at No. 4...

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  10. Nebraska: Are The Huskers Ready to Tackle A Goliath?

    There are giants towering over college football this season—great teams that seem to be unstoppable. And then there are the teams hoping to be giant killers. Nebraska is one of those teams looking to become a giant killer this season...

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  11. Nebraska: Pelini's First Season Could Be Big

    Here at Nebraska, we BOlieve great things will happen. Now that Bo & Co. are in charge, we have faith things will be different than they've been the last several seasons...

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  12. Nebraska-New Mexico State: 330 Is Magic Number for Huskers

    The Husker offense combined for 330 rushing yards in Saturday's game against New Mexico State—surprising, since that number is 93 yards more than Nebraska's totals from the first two games this season COMBINED...

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