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  • NIU football looks to contain Davis, Rawls

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey thinks Central Michigan tailback Thomas Rawls is right at, or at least close to, the level of Arka ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • AP source: Mueller resigns as Cubs hitting coach

    CHICAGO – A person familiar with the situation says Bill Mueller has resigned as the Cubs' hitting coach.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • All-22 Slideshow from Chicago Bears loss to Carolina Panthers

    The Bears had a lot of positives in the first half on both sides of the football. ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears a below average team

    I don’t know about the rest of you, but in the Bears’ 31-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, I finally got the answer to a question I’ve been ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Trestman: Marshall needs more shots

    LAKE FOREST – Marc Trestman likened Brandon Marshall’s lack of involvement since his Week 2 heroics to a baseball player mired in a slump. Although he ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Prep Roundup: Bullard scores 5 goals for H-BR

    The Hinckley-Big Rock boys soccer team defeated Hiawatha, 12-0, in the first round of the Little Ten Tournament. Jack Bullard had five goals and four ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Ty Reynolds: Fans make win special for Loos

    DeKALB – As the Northern Illinois football team ran toward the Yordon Center after Saturday’s game against Kent State, a rousing cheer went up as No. ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Inside MAC football: Hare remains NIU’s starter

    There apparently won’t be much suspense when it comes to Northern Illinois’ starting quarterback this week.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • H-BR's Bullard changes approach to become Royals' go-to scorer

    HINCKLEY – Jack Bullard isn’t a natural goal scorer. Now, the previous sentence would shock anyone w ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • The Northern Illinois men's golf team shot a 291 in the second round of the Erin Hills Intercollegiate in Wisconsin on Monday.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Lamarr Houston to fair-weather Bears fans: 'Eat dirt'

    The Bears allowed a two-touchdown lead to slip away against the Panthers Sunday, resulting in a 31-24 loss that dropped the Bears to 2-3 on the seas ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • IHSA resisting push for transparency

    The push to subject South Dakota’s high school sports organization to greater financial scrutiny started with a $2 increase in ticket prices.  
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Bears notes: Second half dooms Bears again

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In the second half of Sunday’s 31-24 loss to the Panthers, the Bears were 1 for 6 on third down, turned the ball over twice, gained ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • NIU quarterback situation remains muddled

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois’ quarterback puzzle still might not be solved.The past three games, sopho ...
    Oct. 5, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Arkush: Bears’ woes start with QB

    One man can no more lose an NFL game than one man can win one. That’s not the way pro football is played.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 7:01 am
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