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Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Budget restrictions were expected with the loss of fall sports for Nebraska, particularly football, and today Nebraska Athletics announced more cost saving measures. Athletic Director Bill moos says 51 staff members within athletics will be furloughed through the end of the year, beginning September 1. Those not furloughed will take a 10-percent salary reduction for…read more »

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Warren: Postponement of fall sports “will not be revisited”

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren has now given reasoning for the conference’s decision to postpone theĀ 2020-21 fall sports season. In an open letter to the Big Ten community, Warren says the primary factors for the decision from the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) are the rise of transmission rates of COVID-19, not…read more »

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NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…read more »

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Nebraska No Longer Exploring Options for Fall Sports, Larger Deficit Expected

Fall sports for the Huskers are officially off. Nebraska leadership from the chancellor and system president to the athletic director and football coach all echoed the same sentiment Monday and Tuesday that the school would be exploring options for playing this fall fall even with the Big Ten Conference calling off sports for the season.…read more »

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Nebraska Leaders: Fully Committed Member of the Big Ten Conference

After a day of silence, Nebraska leadership has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to the Big Ten Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Nebraska University System President Ted Carter released a joint statement Thursday morning: “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a fully committed member of the Big Ten Conference. It is an unparalleled athletic…read more »

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Report: Nebraska Can’t Play Fall Football and Remain Big Ten Member

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren twice avoided the question when asked during the postponement announcement on Big Ten Network if a member school could play a football season on their own this fall. “I’m sure there will be a lot of other issues that will arise or be raised that we’ll address at the appropriate…read more »

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