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Warren Buffett Wins First-Ever Sports Bet

It turns out Warren Buffett may be as good at predicting football outcomes as he is at reading the markets.The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, who is reportedly worth upwards of $65 billion, laid down his first-ever wager at a Las Vegas sports book over the weekend. Buffett bet $550 at the MGM Grand on his alma mater, the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Because the Cornhuskers easily covered the...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Warren Buffett Makes First Ever Sports Bet On Nebraska -12.5, Wins $500

Warren Buffett is worth over $67 billion, but he didn’t make his fortune gambling on sports. In fact, Buffett reportedly placed his first sports bet this weekend, laying $550 on his home-state Nebraska Cornhuskers to cover a 12.5 point spread at Fresno State. Naturally, it worked out for him. Nebraska won easily, 55-19, and Buffett is a few hundred bucks richer. Warren Buffett...
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Nebrasaka Cornhuskers vs. Fresno State Bulldogs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two teams headed in opposite directions will meet when the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Fresno State Bulldogs meet. Coverage of the game between Nebraska and Fresno State will air on the CBS Sprots Network beginning at 10:30 pm ET from Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, CA. The Odds: The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10.5 point favorites against the Fresno State Bulldogs. The over/under...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bo Pelini Takes Hilarious Selfie With Fan In Classic Stone-Face Form At Coffee Shop

The Nebraska football team is 2-0 through two games, but the most recent Huskers’ win didn’t provide much to be happy about.  Thanks to an incredible touchdown reception by star running back Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska scraped by FCS McNeese State, 31-24. Following the contest, Bo Pelini said the Huskers’ locker room was as somber as he’s ever seen after a victory.  Pelini...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp is Making the Incredible Look Easy

Prior to the start of the 2014 college football season no one outside of Lincoln, Nebraska (and maybe his home town) had ever heard of Cornhuskers sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp. After two weeks of the season he is on his way to becoming one of the most well-known receivers in the game.Yeah, a number of guys have produced more than him, but no one is making the incredible...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Avoids Upset Vs. McNeese State With Incredible Game-Winning TD (Video)

Nebraska and McNeese State appeared headed for overtime Saturday with the score tied 24-24 with under a minute to play in the fourth quarter. The Corn Huskers avoided a potential upset versus the FCS school with an amazing 58-yard touchdown catch by Ameer Abdullah. The senior running back broke at least four tackles on his way to the endzone, and nearly went down when three...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ameer Abdullah breaks about five tackles on awesome winning TD (Video)

Credit Ameer Abdullah for saving Nebraska from embarrassment on Saturday. The Huskers were tied with McNeese State 24-24 late in the game and facing the prospect of losing to a cupcake. Luckily Abdullah made a game-breaking play. The senior running back caught a pass from Tommy Armstrong Jr. and broke about five tackles before breaking […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WRs Kenny Bell, Jamal Turner Both Appear To Be Injured, Out For Second Half Of Game

Nebraska is currently having some difficulty putting away its Week 2 opponent, McNeese State. The Huskers lead the FCS team, 21-14, midway through the contest’s third quarter.  The score of the game isn’t the only problem for Bo Pelini’s team, though. Two of quarterback Tommy Armstrong’s favorite targets–senior wideouts Kenny Bell and Jamal Turner–are both in street...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Nebraska’s Jordan Westerkamp Makes An Insane One-Handed Catch

Last week, Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp made headlines after he hauled in one of the best catches that we’ve ever seen. This week, Westerkamp’s at it again, as he made a crazy catch during Nebraska’s game against McNeese State. While it wasn’t nearly as nice as his behind-the-back effort from a week ago, this week’s one-handed grab while he’s being blanketed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebrasksa Cornhusers vs. McNeese State Cowboys: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 19 Nebraska Cornhuskers will look to light up the scoreboard again as they welcome in the McNeese State Cowboys. Nebraska (1-0) figures to over match their opponents from the Southland Conference and put this one away early. Coverage of the game between Nebraska and McNeesee State will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Memorial Stadium in...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Doesn’t Know If Nebraska Is In The FBS Or The FCS

Most college football fans know the difference between the FBS and the FCS. As a refresher, FBS is the “Football Bowl Subdivision,” and is composed of 125 schools that are eligible to play in bowl games at the end of the season. It also used to be known as “Division I-A.” The FCS is the “Football Championship Subdivision,” used to be known as “Division I-AA,” and...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp is Not the Only Cornhusker to Break Out Against Florida Atlantic

For the Nebraska Cornhuskers the bulk of the attention has been going to sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp and deservedly so. His behind-the-back catch on the sidelinee is going to be hard to top for catch of the year, but that wasn't all he did. The youngster ended the day with seven catches for 125 yards and a touchdown (second career TD and 100+ yard game).Thanks to...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska WR makes catch of the year

Even though it’s only week one in college football, Nebraska WR Jordan Westerkamp made perhaps the catch of the year. The sophomore receiver from Lambard, Illinois, made an absurd behind-the-back catch in Nebraska’s 55-7 win earlier today against Florida Atlantic. Westerkamp finished the game with 7 receptions for 125 yards and one TD. The following catch will blow your mind:
Via Down and Distance
17 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nebraska Receiver Makes Amazing Behind-The-Back Catch On Sideline

The 2014 college football season is less than a week old, and Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp already has provided a “catch of the year” candidate. During Saturday’s game between the Corn Huskers and Florida Atlantic, Westerkamp showed incredible hand-eye coordination to catch a pass behind his back after the ball was tipped by an opponent. Check out the play in the...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Cornhuskers football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are one of just four teams to have won nine or more games in each of the last four years, so put that in your pipe and smoke it haters. OK, that may be a bit strong of a statement, but it does put in to perspective how hard it is to be a consistent winner in college football. On the flip side, Bo Pelini has failed to do something that every other one of the...
Via Talking 10
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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