Archives for April 1, 2020

The Drive: April 1st, 5pm

  • Adam Schefter has some thoughts about the NFL
  • Numbers Bracket Update
  • Back or Not Back: Minnesota
  • Fred Hoiberg has a statement

The Drive: April 1st, 4pm

  • Let’s Remember Something
  • Michael Bruntz (247Sports)
  • What’s in the Box (Raisin’ Cane’s)

The Drive: April 1st, 3pm

  • What Did You Do Last Night (kinda)
  • Sam McKewon (Omaha World Herald)
  • What’s Poppin’ (brought to you by Barney Insurance)

The DP & Stephens Show: April 1st, 1pm

  • Barry Thompson: FFX Football Academy
  • Tom’s 10: Top Husker Priorities
  • Brady gets #12

The DP & Stephens Show: April 1st, 12pm

  • Great Moments in Nebraska football history
  • Nebraska vs. Michigan State, 2015
  • Huskers athletic department budget

The DP & Stephens Show: April 1st, 11am

  • Expanded NFL Playoffs
  • NFL planning to start on-time
  • Chris Basnett: Lincoln Journal Star
  • Blog Jog

NFL approves a 7th playoff team per conference, and announces what networks will pick up the games…do you like 2 additional wild card games?

-Sports Business Daily reported yesterday that CBS and NBC will both pick up a game, and NBC will stream the game on their Peacock service, and CBS will also simulcast their game on….Nickelodeon. They’re trying to tailor to young fans. Thoughts on all of this?

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Parker Gabriel (Lincoln Journal Star) / Shut Up Sipple (sponsored by Bagels & Joe)

-Thoughts on the NCAA’s decision to allow spring sport athletes to come back next year for another year?

-Thoughts on Sip’s idea to play college football games at small school venues?

-It’s April 1st…what’s your belief in percentages that there will be a college football season this year?

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What If Wednesday: What if ESPN reversed its decision on the Nebraska football 30-for-30 episode about the 1994-95 team and went forward with it?

-We heard in 2016 about plans for ESPN to produce a 30-for-30 episode on that team, but then learned in late August 2017 that they decided to not go forward with it

-Now is the time more than ever to get things like that up and airing on TV with no sports going on…what would be most interesting about that potential show? And what other Nebraska-featured items would be interesting on a 30-for-30?

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MAILBAGGG!!! Your questions, our answers

-As always, email Sip and Jake your questions to or tweet at them

-Also, SONG OF THE DAY (sponsored by Sartor Hamann Jewelers):

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Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-NCAA allows athletes from spring sports to return to school for a senior year next year if they choose…how’s that going to look with scholarships and size of roster with incoming freshmen, too?

-Some are mad that winter athletes weren’t allowed to come back, even though they completed 90%+ of their season and didn’t have a chance to play for a championship…thoughts?

-When do you think a deadline will be to decide on whether there is a college football season or not?

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Sunday is National Nebraska Day, and ESPNU is airing 10 straight hours of great sports moments from the state to celebrate….what games would make your list?

-They are sharing the love between Nebraska, Creighton, and UNO—for example, UNO’s win to get to the Frozen Four in hockey; Nebraska volleyball’s national title win over Texas in 2015; a Creighton basketball game with a buzzer-beater; the flea-kicker in 1997 for Husker football; and a CWS game

-If you had to choose 8 events across all of Husker sports to air on an all-day ‘best of’ network series, what would you choose? And you CAN’T use all football games for this scenario

-For Nebrasketball….No Sit Sunday, the Big 8 championship in 1994, or the NIT championship..or another game? Football has many choices, as does Husker volleyball….

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