LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bo Pelini has been fired as Nebraska's football coach after a seven-year stint marked by his inability to restore the program to sustained national prominence and a number of embarrassing losses in big games.
For the first time, there were two former Huskers on Major League Baseball All-Star teams. But each plays for separate teams: Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals for the American League, and Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Tony Watson for the National League. As Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin reports, their only letdown is that they didn’t face other.