Randy York N-Sider - Archives 2016-17

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Emotional Aleks Maric: Nebraska Made Me a Man
Men's Basketball 02/24/2017

Aleks Maric, now 32-years-old, is 6-foot-11 and weighs 275 pounds, the same height and weight he was 11 years ago when Nebraska’s first-team All-Big 12 center left Lincoln.

Play Osborne Turns 80 with a Small Bass and a Big Laugh
Football 02/22/2017

When Lincoln’s weather reached 75 degrees Wednesday, I was not the only one wondering if Tom Osborne had gone fishing. Nebraska Athletics administrator Keith Zimmer and Husker social media guru Kelly

Anthony Steels Battling Cancer, Seeking Awareness
Football 02/21/2017

One of Nebraska’s most unique walk-on football players ever has Stage 4 prostate cancer. Anthony “Slick Steels” walked on from a military base in Saragosa, Spain, and went on to earn the prestigious

Freshmen Duo Stick to Process, Spur Hope for Future
Women's Basketball 02/20/2017

Sunday was a breakthrough day for Nebraska women’s basketball freshmen guards Hannah Whitish (5-9, Barneveld, Wis.) and Nicea Eliely (6-1, Colorado Springs, Colo.) Both saw dreams come true that

Erstad: Breathing Can Be Baseball's Best Friend
Baseball 02/16/2017

Nebraska's Darin Erstad helped his beloved Angels win a World Series nearly 15 years. He says the importance of breathing is all about air supply and knowing when to exhale.

Celebrating Black History: Courageous Conversations
Randy York N-Sider 02/14/2017

In this age, courageous conversations are critical, if not fundamentally strategic, especially when Nebraska Athletics strives to be on the cutting edge of diversity and inclusion. To help the Huskers

Last Home Match for Husker Wrestlers with 100 Wins
Wrestling 02/09/2017

After his high school graduation in Forest Hills, Mich., Tim Lambert knew wrestling at Nebraska would be a great opportunity to earn his education while competing at an NCAA Division 1 school.

10 Quick-Hitters for Nebraska's 2017 Baseball Season
Baseball 02/08/2017

On Friday, Feb. 17, the Nebraska baseball team opens its 2017 season with a four-game series against the University of California-Riverside in Tempe, Ariz. The Huskers then move to Surprise, Ariz., the

Lyle Sittler, 74, Dies; Personified Husker Core Values
Football 02/06/2017

The starting center for Bob Devaney’s first three Nebraska football teams died last week at age 74. Lyle Sittler, a native of rural Martell, Neb., earned a full football scholarship after graduating

Let the Spotlight Shine on Legendary Tyronn Lue
Men's Basketball 02/02/2017

Oh what a night Thursday will be at Pinnacle Bank Arena. In the midst of being head coach of the world champion Cleveland Cavaliers, Husker fans will welcome Tyronn Lue back to Lincoln to retire his

Green, Eichorst Finish Inclusion Summit in Style
Life Skills 01/31/2017

If the essential ingredient of politics really is timing, then the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's chancellor and the institution's director of athletics were in the right place at the right time.

Expert: Nebraska Student-Athlete Environment THE Best
Athletics 01/30/2017

From across the country and around the world, the media often defines human rights activist Richard Lapchick as the most thorough internationally recognized expert on sport and society. A pioneer for