Fair
19°FFairFull Forecast

Sports

  • Injury to Bouagnon puts Harris Jr. with starting rotation in spring

    DeKALB – The past two seasons, Northern Illinois running back Keith Harris Jr. has been plagued by injuries.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Philadelphia Flyers roll past Chicago Blackhawks

    PHILADELPHIA – Kimmo Timonen heard the familiar chant from one more appreciative Flyers' crowd."Kim- ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago Bulls beat Toronto Raptors for 5th straight time

    TORONTO – The Chicago Bulls are feeling good about themselves as they head toward the playoffs.Jimmy ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • NIU women's track sweeps MAC awards

    Courtesy of three home runs, the Northern Illinois University softball team picked up a big non-conference win Wednesday in Normal, with a 6-3 victory ...
    March 25, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Behind the numbers: Where MAC athletic departments rank in spending, profit

    While the Mid-American Conference sits in the same general geographic area as the Big Ten – and its football teams have scored wins over big brother i ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • NIU baseball: Ben Neumann emerging as ace of Huskies pitching staff

    DeKALB – Well before the season, the Northern Illinois baseball coaches knew Ben Neumann's role had to change.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Severson: Time flying for Huskies

    DeKALB – The realization came midway through covering the Northern Illinois football team’s eighth practice of the spring season – spring ball is more ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Gut says rip McDonald, Bears, but is that right?

    I’ve had an interesting day. The phone rang at 12:45 Tuesday morning. It was our son-in-law. Our dau ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock’s Audrey Harrod looking for more success after strong freshman season

    HINCKLEY – During cross country season, Hinckley-Big Rock sophomore Audrey Harrod had every reason to quit.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • How to purchase PFN and Chicago Football draft preview magazines

    Can't wait for the NFL Draft? Here's how to purchase our draft magazine content. ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Chicago Blackhawks give coach Joel Quenneville his 750th win behind bench

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Joel Quenneville didn't want to talk much about his 750th NHL coaching victory.Inste ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Chicago Bulls clinch playoff spot with win over Charlotte Hornets

    CHICAGO – Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol carried the Chicago Bulls in Jimmy Butler's return to the court.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • NIU gymnast Amanda Stepp headed to NCAA Regionals

    Northern Illinois gymnast Amanda Stepp earned a trip to the NCAA Regionals for the second straight season.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Girls indoor track and field: Genoa-Kingston takes third at Byron meet

    The Genoa-Kingston girls track and field won four events at a six-team indoor meet Monday at Byron.A ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Boys track and field: Indian Creek senior Michael Armstrong overcomes spinal surgery in his freshman year

    SHABBONA – Every shot put and discus throw by Indian Creek senior Michael Armstrong this season is a gift.
    March 24, 2015 - 3:12 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What science do you find most interesting?
    Chemistry
    Physics
    Biology
    Astronomy
    Other/none