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  • NIU softball: Huskies at Toledo preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday; 2 p.m. SaturdayMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 32-13 overall ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Bowling Green preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday; noon SundayMedia: ESPN3 on SundayRecords: Huskies 15-25 o ...
    April 28, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • NIU baseball, softball each earn wins over UIC

    The Northern Illinois baseball team jumped out offensively and won 11-6 against UIC on Tuesday afternoon at Ralph McKenzie Field.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:35 pm
  • NIU football: Fleming lightens mood at Huskie Bowl by wearing cape and wig

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois offensive lineman Levon Myers walked to the Huskie Bowl coin toss for Team Black, he couldn't help but laugh.
    April 24, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • NIU football: Maddie finds Saffold for long touchdown, Team Black downs Team Cardinal in Huskie Bowl

    DeKALB – Anthony Maddie and Ezra Safford both claimed that they knew it would be a touchdown before the play started.
    April 24, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • NIU baseball: Buffalo scores four late, pulls away from Huskies in series opener

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois starting pitcher William Anderson had two outs with nobody on in the top of the seventh inning in a one-run baseball game a ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU football: Lurry first pick for Team Cardinal in Huskie Bowl after breakout season last year

    DeKALB – There was a sign of things to come last year in the Huskie Bowl.On the third play of the No ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • NIU football: With Hare limited this spring, younger QBs get plenty of reps

    DeKALB – The first step for many of the Northern Illinois quarterbacks this season was to simply recover.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • NIU baseball: Freshman hurler Anderson has been lights out for Huskies in conference play

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois baseball coach Mike Kunigonis didn't want to put the burden of being the Friday starter on freshman William Anderson.
    April 22, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • NIU baseball: Buffalo at Huskies preview

    First pitch: 3 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. SundayRecords: Bulls 11-21 overall, 4-8 in MAC E ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Eastern Michigan preview

    First pitch: 2 p.m. Friday; 12 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. SaturdayRecords: Huskies 28-13 overall, 9-5 in ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • NIU football: Former NIU great Spann talks with Huskies, reveals thoughts about possibly walking away from game

    Former Northern Illinois star running back Chad Spann is thinking about walking away from the game, he said on Thursday.
    April 21, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies practice at Gately Stadium in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Watching from the sideline as the Northern Illinois football team practiced Saturday morning at Gately Stadium, Blue Island Eisenhower senio ...
    April 17, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Podcast: HuskieTalk talks about NIU's inroads in Chicago

    Sports editor Eddie Carifio and NIU beat writer Jesse Severson talk about NIU's Saturday practice at Gately Stadium, the HuskieBowl, plus Laytwan Port ...
    April 17, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Softball: NIU falls in seventh

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois softball dropped a heartbreaker to the Western Michigan Broncos on Friday at Mary M. Bell Field, losing 4-3 after givin ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local roundup: NIU baseball storms back against WMU; IC baseball win

    Tony Brandner singled up the right side in the top of the ninth, scoring Brandon Mallder and Brian Sisler to give the Northern Illinois baseball team ...
    April 15, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies' latest attempt to gain foothold in Chicago – practice there

    DeKALB – With the Huskie Bowl a week away, the Northern Illinois football team is packing its bags and spending one of its final practice days of the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies hit three homers, break record for most home runs in a season

    The Northern Illinois softball team bashed three home runs in its 12-4 win in six innings at Ball State on Wednesday to set a new program record for m ...
    April 13, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • NIU football: Shively taking reps with first team at center as Huskies look to replace Ness

    DeKALB – Before the start of the first practice of the spring football season, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey went to watch the center-quarterback ...
    April 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies looking to soldify offensive line after losing Ness, Conlon

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior punter Jake Ambrose must have forgot who blocks for him.During a l ...
    April 12, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Ball State preview

    First pitch: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Muncie, IndianaRecords: Huskies 26-11 overall, 6-3 in MAC West; Cardi ...
    April 12, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • NIU football: Collins decides to stay at Oregon State

    Seth Collins has decided to stay with Oregon State, the school announced on Monday.Collins had signe ...
    April 11, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at UIC preview

    First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, Granderson StadiumMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 9-22 overall, 5-4 in ...
    April 11, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU baseball splits doubleheader, takes series

    The Northern Illinois baseball team won its second Mid-American Conference series of the season after splitting a doubleheader with Central Michigan o ...
    April 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU baseball wins; Marshall comes up big for Hiawatha

    The Northern Illinois baseball team opened a three-game home series against Mid-American Conference foe Central Michigan with a 9-6 win on Friday.
    April 8, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • NIU football: Once a safety, Johnson finally adjusted to switch to linebacker

    DeKALB – Making the move from safety to linebacker last season, redshirt sophomore Juwaun Johnson admits with a laugh that he had to get by on pure at ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Akron preview

    Start times: 2 p.m. Friday; 12 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. SaturdayRecords: Huskies 25-10 overall, 6-2 in ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • NIU baseball: Central Michigan at Huskies preview

    Start times: 1 p.m. Friday; 12 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. SaturdayRecords: Chippewas 6-23 overall, 1-2 in ...
    April 7, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Korcek: Broadcasting legend Raftery has always been pure class

    Before I forget.Thought No. 1: For the fans at home, the frosting on the NCAA Final Four men’s baske ...
    April 6, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies dig deep hole early, fall at Minnesota

    The Northern Illinois baseball team had to overcome a big deficit early and fell 12-10 at Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon.
    April 6, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • NIU men’s basketball: Porter suspended indefinitely after run-in with police

    Northern Illinois men’s basketball player Laytwan Porter has been suspended indefinitely after he was pulled over by police while the guard was drivin ...
    April 6, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Minnesota preview

    Time: 3 p.m. Wednesday, MinneapolisRecords: Huskies 7-20 overall, 3-3 in MAC West; Gophers 15-10 ove ...
    April 5, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • NIU softball: Frenz's standout freshman season big reason behind Huskies' success

    DeKALB – In a series against the likely favorite to win the Mid-American Conference, the Northern Illinois softball team sent a freshman into the circ ...
    April 5, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • NIU softball: Ball State at Huskies preview

    Time: 1 p.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. TuesdayRecords: Cardinals 17-18 overall, 3-3 in MAC West; Huskies 23-10 ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • NIU baseball: Sims shines in victory to help Huskies split doubleheader against Miami

    DeKALB – Donovan Sims had a career day on the mound for the Northern Illinois baseball team and helped the Huskies split their doubleheader against Mi ...
    April 3, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • NIU roundup: Carter takes 22nd at NCAA Regionals for gymnastics

    Northern Illinois junior gymnast Jamyra Carter took 22nd place in the uneven parallel bars as the Huskies finished their season at the NCAA Regionals ...
    April 3, 2016 - 4:01 pm
  • NIU softball: Kent State avoids Naegele, beats Huskies in thriller

    DeKALB – The Kent State softball team wanted nothing to do with Northern Illinois slugger Emily Naegele.
    April 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • NIU softball: Naegele ties school record for home runs, Huskies split with Kent State

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois softball team split the doubleheader against Kent State—winning 4-1 before falling 7-5 on Friday at Mary M. Bell Field.
    April 2, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • NIU football: Huff not on spring roster, Bouagnon returns after huge season

    DeKALB – When the Northern Illinois football team released its spring roster, a name was noticeably missing.
    April 1, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies' home opener postponed due to rain in top of fifth

    DeKALB – Mother Nature wasn't feeling cooperative on Friday afternoon.Playing in its first home game ...
    April 1, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • NIU gymnastics: Huskies sending school-record six to NCAA Regionals

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior gymnast Lauren Africano refused to follow the numbers to figure out if she was making the NCAA Regionals.
    April 1, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • NIU softball: Huskies rally falls short, lose game at Loyola

    The Northern Illinois softball team only completed one game of a doubleheader at Loyola, falling 9-6 on Wednesday to snap a 14-game winning streak for ...
    March 30, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies riding 14-game winning streak for first time since 1989

    DeKALB – To call the Northern Illinois softball team red-hot is an understatement.The Huskies are ri ...
    March 29, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Joel Bouagnon

    The guys talk about men's basketball ending its season in Vegas and some tidbits about the spring football season. Later in the episode, they talk abo ...
    March 30, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • NIU football: Kane, Uremovich return to Huskies as new coordinators

    DeKALB – In the first spring football practice of the year last week, cornerback Cassius Grady intercepted a pass and returned it down the left sideli ...
    March 30, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Vegas 16 Tournament: NIU goes cold in 2nd half, falls to UC Santa Barbera

    LAS VEGAS – UC Santa Barbara hadn’t won a postseason game since the 1990 NCAA Tournament, when it defeated Houston in the first round.
    March 29, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies go cold in second half, ends season with loss to Gauchos

    LAS VEGAS – UC Santa Barbara hadn't won a postseason game since the 1990 NCAA Tournament, when it defeated Houston in the first round.
    March 28, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Iowa preview

    First pitch: 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, Iowa CityRecords: Huskies 6-17 overall; Hawkeyes 9-12 overallLast ga ...
    March 28, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Croatian big man adjusting to life in America

    DeKALB – For a moment, Marin Maric thought it might be too difficult.More than three years ago, the ...
    March 27, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Northern Illinois men’s basketball’s Aaric Armstead: Gauchos similar to Toledo

    LAS VEGAS – Northern Illinois went 2-0 against Toledo in Mid-American Conference play this season. ...
    March 28, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU researcher says what he found with concussion changed how he watches football

    DeKALB – Matt Wilson can't help but think about it when he watches his beloved Steelers.Since 2011, ...
    March 26, 2016 - 1:46 am
  • NIU roundup: Softball wins 12th straight, takes conference opener at Bowling Green

    The Northern Illinois softball team jumped out to a big lead early and cruised to an 8-0 victory at Bowling Green in five innings in the Mid-American ...
    March 25, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Podcast: HuskieTalk with guest Levon Myers

    Sports editor Eddie Carifio and NIU beat writer Jesse Severson talk NIU spring practice and the upcoming Vegas 16 basketball tournament. Plus Severson ...
    March 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • NIU baseball: Huskies at Ohio preview

    Times: 5 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 12 p.m. SundayRecords: Huskies 4-16 overall; Bobcats 9-11Last ...
    March 24, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • NIU softball: Huskies at Bowling Green preview

    Times: 2 p.m. Friday; 12 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. SaturdayMedia: ESPN3 (Friday)Records: Huskies 19-7 ov ...
    March 24, 2016 - 2:27 pm
  • NIU football: Hare out for Huskies' first spring practice

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare spent the first practice of spring football the same way he did the end of last season.
    March 23, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • NIU roundup: Six gymnasts headed to NCAA Regionals

    The Northern Illinois gymnastics team will send six individuals to the NCAA Regional Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, early next month.
    March 21, 2016 - 7:45 pm
  • Jesse Severson: Pushing back spring football for Hare right move for Huskies

    A player’s got some serious sway if he can dictate when spring football starts. So is the case with ...
    March 22, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • NIU gymnastics: Huskies ready for MAC Championships

    The Northern Illinois gymnastics team picked the right time to have the best meet of the season.The ...
    March 18, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • NIU roundup: Scott's run at NCAA Championships comes to an end

    Northern Illinois junior wrestler Shawn Scott had his run in the NCAA Championships come to an end on Friday night.
    March 18, 2016 - 9:10 pm
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