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  • Photos: NIU loses to Akron 76-73

    NIU loses to Akron 76-73 during their men's basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Arkush: Patriots' Bill Belichick defies perceptions in Houston

    HOUSTON – There is no question that Bill Belichick is the best coach in the NFL today. The question is, is he the greatest of all time.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskies squander impressive first half in loss to Akron

    DeKALB – One of the best halves of the season turned out to be for naught for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • NIU gymnastics: Potts nabs MAC honor for NIU

    Northern Illinois junior Ashley Potts was named the Mid-American Conference Gymnast of the Week.Pott ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:29 pm
  • Arkush: NFL continues to gouge average fan at Super Bowl

    According to the research group WalletHub Reports – unrelated to me in any way I promise – there will be 51.7 million cases of beer sold on Super Bowl ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Prep gymnastics: DeKalb-Sycamore co-op cruises to regional title

    DeKALB – Madison Hickey picked up the first all-around title of her prep career Saturday. Two days later, she added her second, with this one coming i ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • NIU softball team picked to win MAC West in preseason poll

    The defending Mid-American Conference West Division champion Northern Illinois University softball team was picked to win the division in the 2017 MAC ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Next level: Bailey Gilbert helps Carthage stop skid

    The Carthage women’s basketball team snapped a four-game skid with a pair of wins last week. Bailey Gilbert had 13 points, 4 assists and 2 steals in a ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • McIntosh, Northwestern top Indiana, 68-55

    EVANSTON – No nerves for Bryant McIntosh this time around. Just a solid all-around performance against his family's other favorite team.
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Butler, Lopez lead Bulls to 121-108 win over 76ers

    CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler was able to move on once all the Bulls' grievances were aired.Butler scored 2 ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Girls basketball: Defensive specialist Anderson comes up big on offense for Cogs in win over Dixon

    GENOA – Julie Galauner and Jesi Nay are the top two scorers in Genoa-Kingston girls basketball history.
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • NIU roundup: Men's, women's basketball each pick up critical road win

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team now is in first place in the Mid-American Conference. ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Prep roundup: G-K dance takes third at state

    The Genoa-Kingston dance team raised its leading score from the preliminary round, but two other teams passed the Cogs on Saturday as they took third ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Girls gymnastics: Hickey wins first all-around as DeKalb-Sycamore wins conference meet

    DeKALB – Madison Hickey hadn’t won an all-around title in her prep career. After Saturday, the soph ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Trace Engelkes

    The men's basketball team has lost two straight, while the women's team is tied for first place in the MAC. The guys talk about what they like and dis ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:21 pm
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