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  • Frazier: Hope for NIU this season a ‘sold out arena’

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier has some lofty hopes for crowds for the Huskies basketball programs this season.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • VIEWS: Unflinching Huskies likely only face two more tough games rest of season

    DeKALB – It started with a rather simple question.The Northern Illinois football team had held Buffa ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Rankings (Week 8)

    No. 20 Western Michigan (8-0, 4-0)Last week: Beat Eastern Michigan, 45-31The Broncos continue their ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • NIU football: Turner named MAC West Special Teams Player of the Week

    Northern Illinois senior Aregeros Turner was named the Mid-American West Special Teams Player of the Week after opening the game against Buffalo with ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:34 pm
  • Photos: NIU vs Buffalo football

    Northern Illinois University takes on Buffalo during their football game at Huskie Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 in DeKalb.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • NIU football: Huskies force 4 turnovers in blowout win over Buffalo

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois defense only had three takeaways in the first six games.They have sev ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • NIU football: Huskies face easiest chance at win so far this season hosting Buffalo

    DeKALB – For the first time this season, the Northern Illinois football team is playing an opponent that has a losing record.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • NIU women's soccer: Huskies drop heartbreaker at Toledo

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 loss in overtime at Toledo on Thursday.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 6:54 pm
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Rankings Week 7

    1 – No. 20 Western Michigan (7-0, 3-0)Last week: won 41-0 at Akron (4-3)After falling down the depth ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • Carifio: The one that got away from the Huskies

    DeKALB – With five games remaining, it’s impossible to tell the future. But when the final book is ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Korcek: When it comes to Fleck, NIU folks should root for NIU folks

    Right to the point: What’s with this venemous, almost malicious P.J. Fleck hatred? I mean it.Daily C ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • NIU football: Opposed to previous weeks, Huskie defense looks strong, offense struggles in loss to Central Michigan

    DeKALB – If it's not one thing, it's another.The Northern Illinois defense put together its best per ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 8:25 pm
  • Photos: NIU 28, Central Michigan 34 in triple overtime

    Northern Illinois University lost to Central Michigan during their football game in DeKalb on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. The Huskies lost 28-34 in tripl ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 8:03 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies must find way to limit Central Michigan’s Rush

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey had high praise for Central Michigan quarterback Cooper Rush.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Former NIU assistant football coach, Cal head coach Theder dies at 77

    Former Northern Illlinois University assistant football coach and University of California head coach Roger Theder died Saturday because of complicati ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 6:48 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies perfect in conference using Kinley, Boever as setters

    DeKALB – During fall camp, junior Chandler Kinley and freshman Sam Boever were competing for the starting setter spot for the Northern Illinois volley ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 6:47 pm
  • Mid-American Conference Rankings (Week 6)

    Western Michigan (6-0, 2-0)Last week: Won, 45-30, against Northern Illinois (1-5)The Broncos are ran ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Levon Myers

    In the latest episode, the guys talk about Northern Illinois falling to Western Michigan, whether the Huskies have a chance to make a bowl and talk wi ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • W. Michigan now team to beat in MAC

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Earlier last week, Western Michigan football coach PJ Fleck deflected a question the way Broncos running back Jarvion Franklin defl ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • 'Little mistakes' cost NIU in loss to Western Michigan

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Northern Illinois offense has been good the past two weeks. Senior starting ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • NIU football: Western Michigan's offense explodes in win over Huskies

    KALAMAZOO – The Northern Illinois defense didn't have an answer for Jarvion Franklin and Corey Davis.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies underdogs, but looking for 8th straight win over Western Michigan

    DeKALB – Western Michigan football coach PJ Fleck has never beat Northern Illinois. Even though the ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Prep football: Genoa-Kingston secondary plays big role in perfect season

    GENOA – For the first two weeks of the year, opposing quarterbacks found plenty of success against Genoa-Kingston, passing for almost 600 yards – not ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Local roundup: NIU soccer falls; Kaneland volleyball beats DeKalb

    The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team had four shots on goal, but lost, 2-0, at Miami (Ohio) on Thursday.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • NIU women's soccer: Huskies scoreless in loss at Miami

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team had four shots on goal but lost 2-0 at Miami (Ohio) on Thursday.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Versatile Radtke makes program history with Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior volleyball player Jenna Radtke's father, Jeffrey, has a Google alert whenever news pops up about his daughter.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: William Lee

    It's Western Michigan week. With the Broncos undefeated and ranked No. 25 in the coaches poll, the guys talk about what needs to happen for NIU to com ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Mid-American Conference Rankings: Week 5

    1 – Western Michigan (5-0, 1-0)Last week: won 49-10 at Central Michigan (4-1)Western Michigan wide r ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • VIEWS: Maddie's big performance gives Huskies hope for rest of season

    Before the biggest game of his life, Northern Illinois senior quarterback Anthony Maddie heard from some old friends.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies offense has best game of season in win over Ball State

    MUNCIE, Ind. – Long after all the fans filed out of Scheumann Stadium on Saturday night, the lights from the field highlighted the constant drizzle fa ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • NIU football: Maddie has big day, Huskies pick up first win of season

    MUNCIE, Ind. – The Bronze Stalk Trophy is staying in DeKalb.The Northern Illinois offense had a big ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies looking to extend winning streak over Ball State to eight games

    DeKALB – The Bronze Stalk Trophy has been in DeKalb for seven years.The Huskies are looking to make ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • NIU women's soccer: Sarver helping Huskies to hot start in MAC play

    DeKALB – Before the season, Northern Illinois women's soccer coach John Ross said that sophomore Taylor Sarver was one of the fastest players in the M ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Rankings (Week 4)

    1 – Western Michigan (4-0)Last week: won 49-31 against Georgia Southern (3-1)The Rowers improved to ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • NIU football notebook: Maddie named starting quarterback for Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey announced on Tuesday that senior Anthony Maddie will take over as the starting quarterback.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Photos: NIU (0-4) falls to Western Illinois, 28-23

    Northern Illinois University falls to 0-4 with loss to Western Illinois on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Northern Illinois University lost the game 28 ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Carifio: Positives getting harder to come by after loss to FCS Western Illinois

    DeKALB – Traditional Mid-American Conference doormat Eastern Michigan beat Wyoming on Friday night – a Cowboy team that looked very impressive in a se ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • NIU football: Maddie's strong second half leads to possible quarterback controversy

    DeKALB – It’s been two years since quarterback Anthony Maddie has seen time under center for Northern Illinois.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • NIU football: Western Illinois shocks Huskies; NIU drops to 0-4

    DeKALB – A disappointing non-conference schedule came to a disappointing end for the Northern Illinois football team.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies face in-state FCS foe, hoping to end losing streak

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois football team has one more shot to get some momentum heading into conference play.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • McAlpin kneels during national anthem, Huskies start MAC play with win over Western Michigan

    DeKALB – Chrystal McAlpin became the latest athlete to make a protest during the national anthem.The ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Jordan Huff

    Following the Huskies' loss to San Diego State, the guys talk about how they feel about NIU at the moment, if Huskies should feel worried about playin ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • NIU volleyball: After long road trips, Huskies finally back home to open conference play

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois volleyball team is in a good place heading into conference play.Not o ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Week 3 Mid-American Conference football rankings

    Central Michigan (3-0) Last week: Beat UNLV, 44-21, at homeCooper Rush threw for 352 yards and six t ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies lose battle for field position in defeat to San Diego State

    DeKALB – The San Diego State football team dominated the battle for starting real estate.The Norther ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Photos: NIU football home opener against San Diego State

    NIU takes on San Diego State for the Huskies' home opener football game on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • VIEWS: Just when NIU ready to be written off, something happens to offer a glimmer hope

    DeKALB – Down four touchdowns early, it seemed the Northern Illinois football team was headed on the path to another huge defeat and an 0-3 start.
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • NIU football: Pumphrey makes big plays for San Diego State in win over Huskies

    DeKALB – Whenever the Northern Illinois football team crept closer, San Diego State star running back Donnel Pumphrey made sure the Aztecs had plenty ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • The Northern Illinois volleyball team opened up the GW Invitational on a good note, notching back-to-back sweeps of James Madison and Tennessee on Fri ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • NIU football: After 0-2 start, Huskies face tough task against San Diego State

    DeKALB – There's a reason the San Diego State football team has won 12 games in a row.The Aztecs com ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • NIU cross country’s Schmelzle named MAC Runner of the Week

    For just the second time in the last 14 years, a member of the Northern Illinois women’s cross country team was named the Mid-American Conference Runn ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Christian Blake

    In the most recent podcast, the guys talk about NIU's 0-2 start to the year, the unfortunate injury to starting quarterback Drew Hare and their though ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • NIU notebook: Hare out 'extended period of time' after ankle, knee injury at South Florida

    DeKALB  – Drew Hare may have played his last game at Northern Illinois.The senior quarterback is out ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Severson: Huskies face crossroads after 0-2 start following loss at South Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. – Being in Florida, it felt right to have an orange.It was the best response to be in th ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Mid-American Conference rankings: Week 2

    1 – Central Michigan (2-0)Last week: won 30-27 at No. 22 Oklahoma StateSure, the last miracle touchd ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 7:13 pm
  • NIU football: Graham to take over at quarterback for injured Hare again

    TAMPA, Fla. – It is disheartening déjà vu for Ryan Graham.For the second consecutive season, Graham ...
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 1:12 am
  • NIU football: Hare injures ankle, Huskies blown out at South Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. – Things went from bad to worse for the Northern Illinois football team on Saturday night.
    Sept. 12, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • NIU football: Huskies face tall task in South Fla.

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois defense will have its hands full today. After opening the season wit ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • NIU football: Allen makes most of being starting safety for Huskies

    DeKALB – Mycial Allen made the most of his first start.After two years of being a reserve safety – i ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Renard Cheren

    Eddie Carifio is coming in hot during the newest episode talking about the NIU football team's loss at Wyoming to start the year. The guys talk about ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:20 pm
  • Reader Poll

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