Nebraska Omaha Rumors & News

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • UNO's longtime friends ready for one more

    Omaha World-Herald "The first time John Karhoff and Caleb Steffensmeier crossed paths was before either could really remember. Karhoff, then 5, played on a co-ed micro soccer team coached by Steffensmeier's father. Caleb was too young to play — his sister, Tifany, was Karhoff's teammate. “I doubt Caleb can..." March 01

  • Mavs run away from IUPUI in second half

    Omaha World-Herald "There’s at least one good thing about having interchangeable parts at the wing position. When one goes down, there are some quality options to plug into the equation. UNO played without scoring leader CJ Carter because of a hamstring injury, but Marcus Tyus and Justin Simmons, starting..." February 28

  • Mavs set sights on another Summit title

    Omaha World-Herald "UNO arrived well ahead of schedule last year, as Ryan Keele’s dramatic walk-off homer against South Dakota State clinched the Summit League’s regular-season title on the final weekend of the league season. But that was the Mavericks’ final weekend. They, even now, still have two years left..." February 05

  • For Mavs' Matt Hagerbaumer, efficiency is a slam dunk

    Omaha World-Herald "In the final minute, Justin Simmons drove the lane for a potential game-clinching basket. The South Dakota player guarding Matt Hagerbaumer slid over to help Simmons' beaten defender. Simmons saw that Hagerbaumer flashed open and quickly passed it to him. And Hagerbaumer did what..." February 05

  • Mavs look to slow surging Mastodons

    Omaha World-Herald "UNO coach Derrin Hansen looks at the Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne basketball team and sees a mirror image of his own. Except it's one of those fun-house mirrors, where the dimensions are stretched. “They are fast and skilled,” Hansen said. “And they pose problems with their size. We like to..." January 30