Mickey Joseph punched and choked his wife during an argument over infidelity

Former Nebraska interim football coach Mickey Joseph pushed, punched and choked his wife and pulled her hair during an argument the couple had over infidelity, Lincoln police allege in a court document filed Thursday. Lancaster County prosecutors charged Joseph, 54, with one felony count of assault by strangulation or suffocation, which is punishable by up … Read more

How Mizzou basketball’s guard-heavy lineup wrestled away OT victory at Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. – Three minutes into the second half and Charles Koch Arena was about to burst. Wichita State had seized control with a 10-0 surge, prompting a 30-second timeout from Missouri coach Dennis Gates. In their first road game, in their first contest against a credible Division I opponent — no offense to the … Read more

Mizzou basketball pulls away from Wichita State in overtime

WICHITA, Kan. – The state of Kansas is not always the happiest place for the Missouri basketball team. Tuesday was an exception. It took an extra five minutes, but Dennis Gates’ undermanned Tigers remained undefeated with an 88-84 overtime victory over Wichita State at Charles Koch Arena. In their first road game of the season, … Read more

Rhule fires two key members of Nebraska’s football staff

New Nebraska football coach Matt Rhule fired two key members of Nebraska’s staff before his press conference on Monday. Head strength coach Zach Duval and director of performance nutrition Dave Ellis were both relieved of their duties at NU, a source within the athletic department confirmed on Monday night. Both of their biographies had already … Read more

Matt Rhule left a strong early impression on Nebraska QB Casey Thompson

Sam McKewon, with the Omaha World-Herald, talks following the press conference introducing Matt Rhule as the new Nebraska football head coach at the Hawks Championship Center in Lincoln on Monday, November 28, 2022. LINCOLN – Casey Thompson lingered on the second-floor balcony of the Hawks Center watching as Matt Rhule finished his last round of … Read more

4 questions begging for answers at Luke Fickell’s introductory news conference

Luke Fickell will make his first public appearance as the University of Wisconsin football coach late Monday afternoon. There will be plenty of questions for Fickell, who was hired Sunday, about why he chose to come to Wisconsin, his coaching philosophy and more. Some of those will be answered over a long period of time, … Read more

Five questions begging for answers at Matt Rhule’s introductory press conference

Nebraska on Monday will introduce Matt Rhule as its 31st permanent head football coach. The event is just the beginning for the 47-year-old, who will be tasked with assembling his staff, winning over current Huskers and recruiting new ones through the transfer portal and early signing period in December. But it’s also important as a … Read more

Luke Fickell arrives in Madison to take over as Wisconsin football coach

The University of Wisconsin’s new football coach arrived in Madison just after 7 pm Sunday in an airplane carrying a Motion W on its tail. Luke Fickell was greeted by UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin, Bucky Badger, a group of senior athletic department staff members and UW’s photo and video teams in a private hangar at … Read more

Luke Fickell will be the next Wisconsin football coach, Barry Alvarez confirms

Luke Fickell will be the next University of Wisconsin football coach, pending approval from the Board of Regents. That shocking news came Sunday and was confirmed by former UW athletic director Barry Alvarez, who had been told the news earlier in the day by his successor, Chris McIntosh. “I think it’s a home-run hire,” Alvarez … Read more

Tom Osborne’s ‘cordial’ call with Matt Rhule includes a chat about Mickey Joseph

Take a look at the playing and coaching career of Matt Rhule. LINCOLN – Matt Rhule said he crossed an item off his bucket list Saturday morning. “I talked to Coach Osborne,” Nebraska’s new football coach said on ESPN of a conversation with the legendary Husker coach and athletic director. Osborne said Saturday that the … Read more