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Fonoti, Amukamara among Nebraska Football HOF inductees

Jul. 11, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Toniu Fonoti, Prince Amukamara and Bruce Pickens are among six former Nebraska Cornhuskers who will be inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in September. The Nebraska chapter of the National Football Foundation announced the honorees Monday. ...

'It's all legal': Foreign college athletes cash in at home

May. 30, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Miami punter Lou Hedley had to fly 13,000 miles to western Australia to cash in on his name. The tattooed Aussie and thousands of other international athletes at American colleges have been told they can't profit from their name, image and likeness on U.S. soil —...

Up, up and away: Huskers ending balloon release after 1st TD

May. 24, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's gameday tradition of fans releasing helium-filled red balloons to celebrate the Cornhuskers' first touchdown is ending. Balloons have been handed out to fans near the stadium entrance before games since the early 1960s. Athletic director Trev Alberts...