The Drive: April 8th, 4:45pm – Serious Segment

  • What in the actual hell is the NCAA doing to the NCAA Volleyball Tournament?

Cryptocurrency just got more real—its sponsoring an NBA arena

-FTX is now the sponsor of the Miami Heat’s arena, officially announced on Tuesday

-How tuned in is Sip to cryptocurrency?

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

-What were the most impressive things you saw at Nebraska’s Pro Day yesterday? Any NFL scouts in attendance?

-What’s your expectation for amount of Nebraska players getting drafted this year?

-What’s your favorite storyline so far from March Madness?

Who is Nebraska football’s version of Steve Alford

-Dan Dakich made some interestign comments about who he wants to fill the Indiana head coaching vacancy…he wants Nevada Head Coach Steve Alford. His reasoning sounded a lot like Nebraska fans’ reasons for Scott Frost.

-Given the similarities of the two programs, who would be the Nebraska football equivalent of Steve Alford? Turner Gill? Kevin Steele? Craig Bohl?

MAILBAAAGGGGGGGG!!!! Your questions, our answers

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

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

Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-What were the biggest stories out of Nebraska’s Pro Day yesterday?

-What goes through your mind when you see terms like Abilene Christian and Oral Roberts winning NCAA Tourney games (and Rutgers), and still nothing for Nebraska?

-If the B1G allows fans for baseball games, how will they determine capacity, or will they leave that to schools to decide? What about football?

Nebraska’s Pro Day has come and gone…is there hope of any players getting their name called in late April?

-DiCaprio Bootle ran a fast 40 time, so maybe he’ll get a bump from that…since there are no Combine numbers to use at all

-Nebraska has 4 drafted players over the previous 4 years, and no picks earlier than day 3. It’s been a well-documented struggle…is there hope that the spell will be bettered soon?

-Numbers from guys at Pro Day..

DP & Stephens: Deshaun Watson/John Cook

Things aren’t looking too great for the franchise quarterback as there are now 14 lawsuits against him.

John Cook is heated about the NCAA Tournament.

DP & Stephens: Tom’s Ten — Husker Volleyball Players

Tom gives us his list of Husker Volleyball players.

  • Kelly Hunter
  • Lauren Stivrins
  • Justine Wang-Orantes
  • Mikaela Foecke
  • Jordan Larson
  • Sarah Pavin

DP & Stephens: Husker Athletics

We open up the show by discussing the Husker Volleyball team after their sweep up Iowa last night.

Husker Football wants to add a game?

Let’s call Bill Moos!

Brent Wagner (Lincoln Journal Star)

-A huge weekend ahead for Nebraska Volleyball is POSTPONED as they were supposed to face top-ranked Wisconsin…how does John Cook’s squad stack up against the Badgers?

-What did it tell you about this team last weekend when they bounced back from a 4-set loss to Minnesota by sweeping them 2 days later?

-What is the atmosphere like at these matches without fans compared to normal?


DP & Stephens: Jaylen Reyes, Husker Volleyball

Husker Volleyball Assistant Jaylen Reyes joins the show!

  • Nebraska plays #1 Wisconsin this weekend
  • We recap the Minnesota matches. What was the attitude like on Sunday compared to Friday?
  • What does Coach Reyes believe their strengths are and what are the weaknesses during the unconventional year?