If the UNI football team hopes to catch the North Dakota States and James Madisons of FCS football, the Panthers will have to run fast and run hard.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristian Pavón propelled the LA Galaxy to three goals in just 16 stunning minutes. Carlos Vela and Latif Blessing snatched away the lead shortly after halftime.
NEW YORK (AP) — The year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Patterson never even made the varsity baseball team as a middle infielder during high school back home in Kansas.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — General manager Chris Ballard spent most of the offseason talking about the two starting-caliber quarterbacks on the Indianapolis Colts' roster.
Nebraska's history with the two-point conversion is a lot like the two-point conversion itself — kind of wild, full of drama and usually memorable for all parties involved.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger needed three short series to show he's ready for the regular season, even though he wasn't happy the Steelers didn't score earlier.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Spanish man claimed the title of the first person to cross the Pacific Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard when he arrived in Hawaii.
Second-year leaps are quite common in college football. For example, Nick Saban went 7-6 in his first year at Alabama, and followed with an 12-2 campaign. Just recently, Texas’ Tom Herman jumped from 7-6 to 10-4. Nebraska is hoping for a similar ascension in Year 2 under Scott Frost, who knows a little something about second-year leaps (See UCF, 2017). This year’s Husker Extra college football preview is themed around the No. 2. It’s a prominent figure throughout the pages. It also could be a noticeable figure for NU in 2019.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rendon homered and had four hits, including an RBI single in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The New York Yankees left Los Angeles feeling good about how they matched up against the team with the best record in baseball.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia assistant coach Luc Longley says the Boomers' upset win over the United States on Saturday in a pre-World Cup basketball exhibition game means they'll go to China with opposing teams thinking of them in a whole new way.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Reto Ziegler opened the scoring with a penalty kick, Zdenek Ondrásek added two goals and an assist, and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 5-1 on Sunday night.
At A GlanceAll Times EDTEastern DivisionWLPct.GBBowling Green (Rays)3724.607—South Bend (Cubs)3526.5742x-Great Lakes (Dodgers)3428.5483½Lansing (Blue Jays)3230.5165½Lake County (Indians)3032.4847½Dayton (Reds)2735.43510½Fort Wayne (Padres)2537.40312½West Michigan (Tigers)2537.40312½Western D…