Saturday's Cornhuskers victory over Northwestern proved miracles do happen.
Running similarly tactical races, Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo came from behind to win the New York City Marathon.
The visit comes at a time when relations between the two countries are frayed. Reacting to the ouster, the United States froze some aid to Egypt.
The legal battle over the New York City Police Department's controversial policy took a dramatic turn last week. A federal judge had ruled the practice unconstitutional, but an appeals court put that order on hold. What will happen next will partly depend on who New York's next mayor is.
Mohammed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, was Egypt's first-ever democratically elected president. A year after he was elected, he was ousted by the military following massive protests against him. Morsi goes on trial Monday, accused of inciting violence against protesters.