Heartbreaker guarantees first losing season since ’95

Missouri Western quarterback Drew Newhart found receiver Adam Clausen in the back of the end zone with 16 seconds remaining when the Griffons defeated the Mavs 16-14 Saturday afternoon. UNO had scored  1:24 earlier to take a 14-10 lead, but couldn't hold it as Missouri Western drove 64 yards in seven plays to take the lead for good.

 


UNO Should Embrace Husker Football

Kenneth Pancake SPORTS EDITOR What one thing unites the state of Nebraska most? Of course, in this day and age, nothing completely unites any group of humans...

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...

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...

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. 


Mavs end regular season with dramatic fourth quarter win

After a season of heartbreaks, the UNO football team had to feel a measure of justice in Saturday's 62-61 victory over Truman State. Sophomore quarterback John Teigland found senior tight end Mike Higgins with 30 seconds left and the Mavs held off the Bulldogs last drive to secure the victory.


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.