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Raiders' Ex-Coach: I Didn't Throw Super Bowl

Callahan 'hated the Raiders,' Tim Brown claims

(Newser) - Former Oakland coach Bill Callahan has angrily rejected accusations that he sabotaged the team before its Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay in 2003. Former Raiders receivers Tim Brown and Jerry Rice recently claimed that Callahan threw the game by changing the game plan at the last minute, the AP... More »

Osborne Set to Pick Pelini as Nebraska Coach

LSU coordinator gets the nod over former Husker hero Turner Gill

(Newser) - LSU defensive coordinator Bo Pelini will be named Nebraska's head football coach early next week, reports ESPN, citing multiple sources. Pelini has a tie to the Cornhuskers, for whom he was defensive coordinator in 2003. Pelini and University of Buffalo coach and former Husker QB Turner Gill reportedly were interim... More »

Nebraska Sacks Athletic Director

Chancellor cites mismanagement, not recent blowout losses

(Newser) - After two thirty-point football losses, Nebraska's athletic director Steve Pederson has been relieved of duty—but chancellor Harvey Perlman says he had made up his mind before the second laugher, a 45-14 homecoming debacle against Oklahoma State. Perlman announced that Pederson's faulty leadership, more than the win-loss record, troubled him. More »

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