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  1. Latest leak confirms suspicions about icy Pelini-Eichorst relatio...

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Did you really expect Bo Pelini to go quietly? The former Nebraska coach, in audio obtained by the Omaha World-Herald, brashly criticized Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst during a meeting Pelini held with his ex-players a...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. Bo Pelini takes parting shot at Nebraska Cornhuskers leadership

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State's new coach Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska continues to overshadow his Ohio homecoming.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  3. PETA blasts raccoon-killing Nebraska Cornhuskers player

    The president of an animal rights group wants Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst to punish a football player for killing a raccoon that bit him during his attempt to take a picture of himself with the animal.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  4. How Mike Riley ended up at Nebraska

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Harvey Perlman still hasn't watched the video of Shawn Eichorst's Nov. 30 press conference to announce the firing of former seven-year Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini. Perlman, the university chancellor and Eichorst's boss, flew...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  5. Behind the scenes of the quiet search that brought Mike Riley to ...

    Mitch Sherman

    In this age where leaks, rumors and innuendo dog coaching searches, Nebraska's Shawn Eichorst did the impossible -- he quietly landed the coach he wanted in Mike Riley without anyone having a clue. Here's how he did it.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  6. Nebraska bets big that Mike Riley fits

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Before he hustled off to fulfill TV and radio obligations and meet dozens of supporters, administrators and interested observers on this whirlwind of a Friday, new Nebraska coach Mike Riley buzzed through nearly 4,000 words in 33 min...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  7. Big Ten morning links

    Mitch Sherman

    Too bad it's such a quiet week in the Big Ten. Check that. Let's get ready for a weekend like college football has never seen by hitting the three stories burning hottest in the league. First up, Nebraska hired a coach. Mike Riley flew int...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  8. The anti-Pelini? More than meets the eye to new Nebraska coach Mi...

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- What a stunner. Mike Riley? For a few seconds Thursday morning, I thought the email announcement was a fake. It arrived at 11:25 a.m. Riley, the 61-year-old Pac-12 coaching veteran who spent 14 years over two stints at Oregon Stat...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  9. State of the team: Nebraska

    Mitch Sherman

    Nebraska is not a broken football program. As the Huskers search for Bo Pelini's replacement, they have plenty that'll look attractive to candidates, from returning personnel on the field to resources away from it. Here's a look at what the next c...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  10. B1G needs big hires from Nebraska, U-M

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten can't move its campuses closer to the top recruiting hotbeds. It won't stop caring about or investing in sports that don't make money. It won't compromise academic standards. But there's one element the Big Ten can upgrade as it tries ...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  11. Don't expect a lengthy search at Nebraska

    Mitch Sherman

    The first full day of Nebraska's search to replace Bo Pelini featured no major revelations or news leaks, just as Shawn Eichorst prefers. The second-year athletic director, in his news conference on Sunday to announce the change, emphasized that he w...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  12. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Josh Moyer

    Lots of news this week, so let's hit the mailbag ... ....

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  13. Big Ten morning links

    Austin Ward

    Barely an hour removed from a huge rivalry victory, the mixed emotions were playing out on the faces of Ohio State players as they streamed in to meet the media. A teammate, a beloved brother, was only missing at that point, but it seemed difficul...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  14. Eichorst sends strong message at Nebraska

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Some 46 hours before Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst stepped out from behind the curtain of silence and explained his decision on Sunday to fire Bo Pelini as coach, the Huskers celebrated an emotional overtime victory at Io...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  15. Experienced head coaches dominate Nebraska's potential candidate ...

    Travis Haney

    A Big Ten firing was anticipated Sunday, but Nebraska beat Michigan to an announcement. Even with an overtime escape Friday at Iowa, athletic director Shawn Eichorst made the decision to fire Bo Pelini after seven seasons of either nine or 10 vict...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  16. Volatility sealed Bo Pelini's Nebraska fate

    Mitch Sherman

    It was always going to end amid controversy for Bo Pelini at Nebraska. The extremes defined his tenure in Lincoln. There was no middle ground with Pelini. In the final days, you either loved him or you were done with him. The fiery coach, a produ...

    Blog | November 30, 2014