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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. Early Offer: Mike Riley, Jim McElwain must act fast

    Jeremy Crabtree

    The good news Thursday was that both Florida and Nebraska filled their open coaching positions in a timely manner, but the bad news is we're less than 60 days until signing day. Plus, what type of recruiter is Nebraska getting? 1. You have to ...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. The Pelini Paradox: Why Consistency Doomed the Embattled Nebraska...

    Matt Hinton

    Nebraska fired Bo Pelini on Sunday, bringing a supremely mismatched marriage to a sudden yet inevitable finish before the situation began to really deteriorate. By pulling the plug when he did, athletic director Shawn Eichorst spared Nebraskans both...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Big Ten Monday mailbag

    Josh Moyer

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

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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