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offense - and a number of spectacular scores. the hawks led by just four points at the half - and up 21-20 in the fourth - iowa got scores from leshun daniels and george k ktle to seal the victory. 9-0 - it's huge. "it's significant because we haven't lost, for the obvious reasons," said head coach kirk ferentz. "there are a lot of opportunities to lose throughout the course of the year, just like the last time we were 9-0. but again, it's like everything else. credit goes to our players. they find a way to get it done week-in and week-out." "it's huge," said senior running back leshsh daniels. "obviouslylyhe goal in the season is to go and win every single game. being 9-0 is the best that we can be at this point in time in the season, so it's pretty good for us." "every game we've won is a team win," said junior quarterback c.j. beathard. "that's a credit to this team as a whole. we don't have any individuals on this team that are trying to take the spotlight. we've got a lot of team players on this team." iowa rises to number 8 in the new a-p poll - andndosts minnesota next weekend. .
in a season that's seen a number of incredible finishes - all of which have gone against nebraska - the huskers finally landed on the winning end. and this nebraska victory - a one-point shocker over number-6 michigan state - could help change the tide for the rest of big red's season. brandon reilly- scored the go-ahead touchdown with 17 seconds to go. reilly went out of boundsdsnd then was the first person to touch the ball upon coming back in bounds - normally illegal - but the officials said he was forced out, making him eligible to make the catch. reilly's touchdown capped an 11-point, 4th quarter comeback, wrecking michigan state's playoff hopes. "every week, but particularly where we've been, the thing we've talked about is there's no sense in playing this game unless you believe we can win," said head coach mike riley. "belief is okay, but then you've got practice. you've got to have a good week of practice, and then you've got to perform." "i wouldn't call it redemption, but i would call it just believing in
ourselves and having faith," said senior i-back imani cross. "that's the first step we took tonight." the win is the first time an unranked nebraskteam has beaten a top-10 opponent since 1977. nebraska is at rutgers next weekend. in the nfl - vikings at home against the rams. first quarter - first and goal for minnesota - it's adrian peterson - going in from a 6 yards out - part of a 125 yard day for peterson. this was a tight one the whole way - greg zeurlein with 16 seconds to go - tying the game with a 53 rd field goal. we'd go to overtime - and the vikings get it set up for blair walsh who drills the 40 yarder - minnesota is quietly 6-2 - vikings win 21-18. packers on the road at carolina. look at this - it's 20-7 panthers in the second - cam newton to ted ginn junior - carolina threating to blow green bay out of the w wer. but the packers making a comeback -
down 15 in the 4th - aaron rodgers to richard rodgers - cheeseheads making a comeback. green bay with a chance in the final 2 minutes - but rodgers is picked off - packers lose their second straight, 37-29. senini day for south dakota volleyball - hosting in-state rival s-d-s- u. first set - coyotes down a point - lindsey brown - from maple valley- anthon-oto - gets the block at the net - u-s-d ties it up. then it's a senior - kelsey biltoft - with a hammer to the floor - biltoft had 11 killls in her final home game. but it's south dakota state that winsnshe first set - kacey hermann gets the kill - jackrabbits take the set 25-19. but then south dakota takes the next three sets - audrey reeg had 11 kills on the day - u-s-d takes it, 3-1.
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from nbc news world headquaters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news." reporting tonight, kate snow. >> good evening, we begin with a story that has shaken a community to its core. a 6-year-old boy is dead. two police officers arrested accused of shooting the child who had autism as heat in the fronon seat of hisad's suv. and tonight so many asking how this could have happened. nbc is in marksville, louisiana. >> tonight family and friends paying their respects to 6-year-old germmy majeremymymardis. he was buckled into the front seat of his father's suv when he was shot andilled five times. his father remains hospitalized in serious condition. nbc news learned from witnesses he had an argument with his girlfriend outside this pool hall and someone called 911 which may have lead to the
chase. initial reports s sd he backed into the vehicle and state police say there was no exchange of gunfire and no weapon was found. body camera footage from the last of the four officers on the scene lead to the arrest but is yet to be released. >> the death of that little boy and to see that happen is just disturbing. >> twowof the officers, deckare being held without bail and face charges of second degree murder and attempted murder. stafford worked full time for the police department but was working a side job for the city marshall's office. he was a reverse deputy marshall for a a nearby city and the son of a local prosecutor whose office re recused themselves from the case. they argue the subject was resisting arrest. the primary role of the marshals is to serve arrest warrants but
there are no warrants out in his name. >> we have to findut whatt caused those officers to effect that pursuit and traffic stop and what caused them to fire their weapon. >> unlike other law enforcement agencies they have no written policy on the use of deadly force. >> i'm outraged to know that a 6-year-old child is gunned down in the streeee with 18 rounds of ammunition. it's uncalled for. >> jeremy's babysitter for four years helped raise him. >> he could see angels the way he would glance off into nowhere and start laughing. >> a court hearing for the two officers is set for tomorrow morning here i i louisiana. state police investigators are not ruling out more arrests. >> so sad, gabe reporting. thank you. >> dozens of football players decided to boycott their team saying they won't take part in
games or practices until the university's president re-signs. they're joining others who are otesting how the university's president has handled several recent racial incidents. >> reporter: arms linked and standing together more than 30 players from the university of missouri's football team vowing they won't take the field until the president of mizzou steps down. the boycott being echoed by t t entire football team. players of all races tweeted out today by the coach saying we're united. we are behind our players. students say this semester has been plagued with incidents of racial harassment on campus. >> two black female udents, myself included were called the n word by four white males. >> reporter: they say they have been taunted by groups of white
the most recent, o oober 24th human feces on a dorm wall and the homecoming king was called the "n" word on campus. >> this isn't just me. it's students from all different backgrounds that endure this. >> reporter: it's on the campus where the student body is 77% white and just 7% black.k. protestors s s the responserom the school president tim wolf has been inadequate. one group calling themselves concerned students 1950 named for the year the university first began admitting black students. they're seen here blocking the university president's car during a homecoming parade. a standoff the presidentnt later apologized for saying my be behavior seemed like i didn't care. now but student is on a hunger strike. >> i'm not here for a press conference. i don't want to talk to anybody. i want youou re-signed.
i need for you to lelee. >> h h issued a statement saying he was dedicated to on going dialogue and promising specific plans in the coming months. but tonight a football boycott and united team sending a message that's become impossible to ignore. >> overseas now to egypt where the investigatiti into that russian jet crash goes on tonight. 8 days after the disaster that killed all 224 people on board. the key question remains, was it a bomb that brought the plane down? nbc's bill nealy is in egypt with the latest. >> reporter: as more evidence is analyzed investigagars grow m me confident of what happened. >> a noise was heard in the last seconds. >> tod an unnamed egyptian investigator told the reuters news agency they're 90% sure that noise 23 minutes into the flight and based on their analysis of the sound waves was a bomb ploding.
but egypt's aviation ministry called that a pure lie saying it's too soon to reach any conclusions. the answer may lie in fractions of a second and in grains of sand. russian teams have taken away 15 sacks of sand from the site looking for evidencef explosive residue. >> parts of the plane are still missing somewhere in the desert. but crucial pieces of evidence that might prove this was a bomb could be tiny. the size of a fingernail and tough to find here. >> the fbi has been asked to help by the russians and has agreed. it's role, it says, modest. but the possibility of a bomb is causing shockwaves above all for airlines. >> it is as a result of what is alleged to be, i'm afraid it's anototr game changer for the industry. >> they're exaxaning reports that at the airport where the
plane took off a baggage scanning machine was often broken. the baggage handlers weren't monitored and the deliveries to the airport weren't properly searched. egyptian officials say the airport is secure. 11,000 russian tourists have been evacuated from the airport in one day. in st. petersburg, where most of the dead were from, the church bells tolled once for every victim. 224 times. and today bad weather has again hampered the search for that missing wreckage. thereeay be new clues here but still no solid answers. kate. >> bill neely in egypt tonight, thank you. of course even though isis has not produced any evidence it has claimed responsibility for bringing down that jet and there's a strong indication tonight that even more americans may be depepyed to fight isisn nearbyby ria. nbc's ron allen is at the white
>> good evening, kate. indications on the ground and in the skies above syria. ash carter said absolutely when asked if more u.s. troops would head to syria adding to the 50 or so soon on their way. they're trying to find more local fighters to work with for helping defeat isis. operations that could put additional u.s. troops in combat with the enemy despite the statements that no u.s. boots will be on the ground in syria. the u.s. also plans to step up the air campaign with two dozen more attack aircraft in the region. they confirm several partners have chosen not to participate in that during this critical time as they help local forces step up the fight on the ground. they insist all of this is not a return to large scale long-term warfarar like in iraqnd afghanistan. but at the same time the administration acknowledges that more troops may be in combat in syria.
willed take some time to win. >> ron allen at the white house tonight. president obama will discuss the war in syria among other issues when he m mts tomorrow with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu that's been dealing with a wave rfof renewed violence. today there were new attacks on the west bank. >> a security guard at the gate of a best bank town is checking this woman's i.d. when she reaches into her bag and in a matter of seconds lunges at him with the knife. the security guard shot her. another stabbing. another shooting. and another wave of anger. palestinians c cshing with israeli s surity forces a aer the attack. in the past few months. 11 israelis and more than 70 palestinians died in violence that shows no sign of letting up. stabbings on buses and in busy streets.
knife wealding palestinians shot by israeli security forces a a in this caca, by a civilian. benjamin netanyahu is on his way to washington for talks with president obama and ending the violence is high on the agenda. >> it's the new normal. at least for awhile. i don't think these talks will do a lot to change that situation but american efforts to try to get the israelis and palestinians to talk to each other in the future could help, again, manage the violence. >> but there are no easy answers and anger on both sides is growing. nbc news, london. >> when nightly news continueses onon this sunday, donald trumpmp takes center stage as the world of politics and it's the final countdown!
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