Steven M. Sipple: Battered and bruised, must match NOW with ‘oomph’ that puts Iowa in rivalry | Column

Last week, Ohio State, currently second in the College Playoff Playoff poll, escaped Lincoln with a 26-17 win. The Buckeyes’ point total was 21 less than their season average. So it’s hard to imagine Iowa battling for first place in the Big Ten West Division, facing Nebraska. In fact, it’s easy to imagine the game … Read more

QB Adrian Martinez misses Nebraska Cornhuskers season finale due to shoulder injury

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez will miss the Cornhuskers season finale against Iowa due to a shoulder injury, coach Scott Frost announced Monday. Frost said Redshirt freshman Logan Smothers would start Friday against the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten). Martinez’s right shoulder (throw) was injured in the first half against Wisconsin on … Read more