Nebraska is still out of the top-25 despite a big win on Saturday. Imani Cross and Terrell Newby each ran for a pair of touchdowns as the Huskers humbled South Dakota State 59-20 at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska rushed for 335 yards in all and had 645 yards of offense. The Huskers are now 3-and-1. They host Illinois in the Big Ten opener this Saturday.
When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.
Up to a million people may descend on western South Dakota this week to take part in the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.