Mike Schaefer (Nebraska 247 Sports): Part 1

-What were your biggest takeaways—-good and bad—from Saturday’s Spring Game?

-Why did Mike and Jake have an argument on Monday about the importance of moving the ‘bye’ week game against Fordham/Southeastern Louisiana to Week 1 instead of mid-November?

-Husker baseball just got swept at home…do you expect a bounce back or is this a little slump?

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Rick Hamann’s (of Sartor Hamann Jewelers) Song of the Day

-What’s next on Rick’s personal favorite albums of all-time? And will Sip get his trivia questions right?

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Professional Eater Randy Santel visited Lincoln Wednesday

-Santel was in Lincoln to conquer the Warm Cookie’s ice cream sandwich challenge. Washing down the cookies with water and milk, Santel conquered the challenge in 23 minutes and 28 seconds…he had been allotted 35 to finish…What do Sip and Jake think of eating as a profession?

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Bill Moos thinks that the NCAA has placed too many limits on tackling in practice

-Sip wrote a column in which he details Bill Moos’ opinion on tackling during spring and fall camp. Moos thinks there needs to more tackling in practice…Jake and Sip drop their takes on whether or not the NCAA should allow more tackling.

-Jake struggled with produce bags at the grocery store in his own personal “Living Hell” experience…listeners weigh in on the best method for opening produce bags.

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The Top 10 most watched non-football sporting events since 2019 provide some interesting results..

-This year’s Gonzaga/Baylor NCAA Championship game was 1st with just shy of 17 million viewers, and other college basketball games made the list

-No NBA games made the list, but a few World Series games did…hmmmmm…

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

-How important was it for Nebraska to get a ‘gimme’ game in Week 1 instead of playing it in mid-November?

-What was the response from recruits at the Spring Game? Any commitments on the horizon?

-Overall thoughts of what you saw on Saturday in the game itself…

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What If Wednesday: What if Nebraska hadn’t choked the ending of the Iowa game in 2019 and got to a bowl game?

-The summer series returns with a painful question! Nebraska, of course, was 5-6 entering that game, and needed a win to get to a bowl game. The game was tied, late 4th quarter, with Nebraska on the move at midfield…but then Iowa got the ball back and won in regulation, ending Nebraska’s season

-Several reasons why that is a ‘what if’: Nebraska could have ended their losing streak to Iowa, and could have gotten to a bowl game in Frost’s 2nd year, which is the goal Bill Moos had before the season that Frost scoffed at. Instead, we now enter the 4th year of Frost without a bowl appearance, after skipping last year, too

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MAILBAGGGG!!!! Your questions, our answers

-As always, email your questions for Sip & Jake to earlybreak937@gmail.com or tweet them

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

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Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-Fordham is IN for Sept. 4, and Southeastern Louisiana is OUT for mid-November…how important was it for this to happen?

-The Spring Game has come and gone…what were your biggest impressions from Saturday?

-You guys did an analysis of the impact of the Spring Game on restaurants and bars in Lincoln…what was the result?

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Travel is opening up across the country..but are Husker fans planning on making the trek to road venues this year?

-It’s interesting; no fans could attend games last year, and there’s still uncertainty in terms of attendance for all venues across the nation. You’re hearing more and more teams say they plan on 100% capacity, but nothing is known for sure yet

-And if fans are able to go to Norman to play Oklahoma against a (possibly) No. 1 ranked team…are you making that trip still?

-Also, happy Cinco de Mayo, which has to be one of Sip’s favorite days of the year because of his love for margaritas

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A cryptic tweet by Packers WR Davante Adams might make their fans more nervous about an Aaron Rodgers departure…

-Adams tweeted out on Monday, “Gotta appreciate what you got while ya got it!”, which caused many to believe it’s in reference to a potential upcoming move for Aaron Rodgers to go elsewhere

-How would people view the Packers if they decide to trade him? Whose side are YOU on?

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Robin Washut (Husker Online) / Shut Up Sipple (sponsored by Bagels & Joe)

-Surprise! Nebrasketball adds a 2021 point guard in Quaran McPherson…was this on Robin’s radar? What’s the scoop on him?

-There was a big AAU Tournament this weekend in Lincoln, in the midst of a million other events going on…who all was there that Nebraska is after?

-Nebraska switches out Southeastern Louisiana for Fordham, which will be the home opener…how important is that change?

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