Goodell leading league in the wrong direction

The National Football League isn't a numbers-driven league like Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are. It doesn't have anything equivalent to Joe Dimaggio's 56-game hitting streak or Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. The NFL does, however, have one number that resonates with fans: 17-0. 


Former UNO football star Marlin Briscoe joins elite ranks

By Jackson Taylor SPORTS EDITOR Former UNO quarterback Marlin Briscoe will be one of 16 inductees brought into this year’s College Football Hall of Fame. The Omaha...

Ray Rice domestic violence scandal puts focus on bigger issue

By Avery Wenck Asst. Sports Editor With all of the recent trouble the NFL has had, especially this week, I thought it would be good...

Ex-Mav Miller looks to excel in NFL

Across the country, outside the limelight of the Aaron Rodgers' and Chris Johnson's of the NFL, there are hundreds of pro football players patiently waiting for their spot to climb up the ranks of their position. Zach Miller, a former Maverick star quarterback, is one of those players.


Petrino joins Mavs

UNO head football coach Pat Behrns announced the hiring of secondary coach Jason Petrino on Monday.


Steelers, Packers share strengths, winning traditions

Two of the NFL's most storied franchises will clash on Sunday in Arlington, Texas in Super Bowl XLV.

Either the Pittsburgh Steelers will cement their status as the NFL's premier franchise by adding a record seventh title or the Green Bay Packers will capture their fourth championship.


Fraternities battle in highly attended flag football rivalry

By Phil Brown, Contributor Some of the biggest fall intramural sporting events in Omaha and certainly UNO are the rivalry games between UNO’s Pi Kappa...

NFL Playoff Tree and Predictions

Johnnie Shaw CONTRIBUTOR The first week back to school is a drag, but one positive draw coming off syllabus week is the National Football Association NFC...