In honor of Black History Month, I spent some time thinking about some of the lesser-known black athletes and coaches of the past who've served as pioneers for their sports.
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.
The top-ranked UNO wrestling team won seven of nine contested weight classes Saturday against Nebraska-Kearney, rolling to a 29-6 victory.
The UNO swimming and diving team defeated Nebraska-Kearney on Saturday by a score of 163-90. The victory comes a day after their 109-185 loss to Nebraska-Lincoln.
For college hockey teams the magic number for success is 20 wins. Achieving that goal qualifies a team for the NCAA tournament and puts you in good standing within your conference, while often earning you a spot in the top-15 rankings.
After the first 12 games of the season, UNO hockey led the nation in scoring at 4.17 goals per game, resulting in a 9-2-1 record. Since then, scoring has been hard to come by.
The Mavericks shocked No. 6 Washburn 87-83 Saturday at Sapp Fieldhouse, handing the Lady Blues their second loss of the season. The Mavs' upset victory followed a 98-59 beating at the hands of Pittsburg State on Wednesday.