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  • Huskies' Stingily glad to be practicing again

    DeKALB – After missing a handful of practices during the 2001-02 season, former NBA star Allen Iverson was criticized by 76ers coach Larry Brown for m ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:01 am
  • Arkansas’ backs pose big challenge for NIU

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said Arkansas has the best group of tailbacks in the nation.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Korcek: Trash talking does disservice to football program

    Just typing out loud.  There’s only one way to express this. Want Exhibit A in “how not to win frien ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • NIU athletes earn MAC honors

    After throwing for 285 yards and three touchdowns in Saturday's 48-34 win at UNLV, Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare was named Co-MAC West Offen ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • NIU quarterback Drew Hare excels in first start

    LAS VEGAS – Saturday was a change of pace for Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare. The sophomore ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Line paves way for NIU victory

    LAS VEGAS – Let's give credit where credit is due. Northern Illinois' offensive line was great in Sa ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • NIU holds off persistent UNLV

    LAS VEGAS – For the second consecutive year, Northern Illinois is unbeaten after three games.The Hus ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Hot Huskies look to keep cool at UNLV

    DeKALB – Before Northern Illinois players had a special assignment before they finished meeting with their position groups this week.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU volleyball hangs tough with No. 15 ASU

    NIU voleyball loses to No. 15 ASUMOREHEAD, Ky. – The NIU volleyball was hungry for an upset, but not ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Take 2: Hare the best choice at QB for now

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Full-page NIU ad targets Illini

    Fresh off its third straight victory over a Big Ten opponent, it seems as if Northern Illinois – or at least its alumni – is ready for more.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Huskies linebacker Lemon back in big way

    DeKALB – Rasheen Lemon watched Northern Illinois games whenever he got the chance last season.Unfort ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Hare earns MAC honor

    Northern Illinois sophomore quarterback Drew Hare, who was named NIU's starting QB earlier this week, was named Mid-American Conference Male Scholar-A ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • NIU and Boston College are set to play home-and-home football games

    Boston College will visit Northern Illinois in either 2016 or 2017, and barring any further schedule changes, it will mark the first visit by a Power ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added Northern Illinois grad Larry English to their 53-man roster Tuesday.E ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • NIU's Roddy up for national award

    Northern Illinois senior volleyball player Mackenzie Roddy was named a candidate for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award Tuesday.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • MAC Notebook: League having success against the Big Ten

    For the eighth consecutive year, a team from the Mid-American Conference has defeated a Big Ten team – it’s the longest streak in conference history.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • NIU women's golf 2nd at Redbird Invite

    The Northern Illinois women's golf team took second after the final round of the Redbird Invitational at Weibring Golf Club on Monday.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Lemon named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week

    Northern Illinois junior linebacker Rasheen Lemon was named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Stingily makes most of his chances in first game back

    There were bigger plays. Either of Da’Ron Brown’s two touchdowns. The numerous Northwestern penaltie ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Huskie defense relentless in win

    EVANSTON – Relentless.That’s how Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey described his defense’s performan ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Arnold: Northwestern falters against Northern Illinois

    EVANSTON – One step forward, two steps back.After two weeks into what Northwestern coach Pat Fitzger ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Hare leads NIU past Northwestern

    EVANSTON – It was a game of musical chairs involving Northern Illinois quarterbacks at Northwestern Saturday, a 23-15 Huskie win, their third straight ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • Take 2: Illini, Wildcats are infrequent foes

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • NIU women's soccer earns first win

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Nebraska-Omaha Friday night for its first win of the season.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • NIU men's golf opens play at Northern Intercollegiate

    The Northern Illinois men's golf team concluded the first day of the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in 13th place, three strokes behin ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:28 am
  • Huskies sweep Tennessee

    AMES, Iowa – The Northern Illinois University volleyball team opened the Iowa State Challenge in a big way Friday with a 27-25, 25-10, 25-16 sweep of ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Huskies enjoying shot at Northwestern

    DeKALB – It’s not often the Huskies, who have been the most successful team in Illinois over the past few years, get to go up against one of their maj ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 1:11 am
  • Huskies’ White to honor fallen Army captain

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior men’s golfer Liam White will be using a special golf bag this weekend.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Huskies’ offensive line coach Joe Tripodi will visit his alma mater

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois offensive line coach Joe Tripodi will be on the Huskies’ sideline Saturday at Northwestern, the same spot he’s at whenever ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • NIU's Roddy named MAC Scholar Athlete

    NIU senior volleyball player Mackenzie Roddy was named Mid-American Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • NIU women's basketball releases 2014-15 schedule

    Northern Illinois women's basketball's 2014-15 schedule includes its first game against a Southeastern Conference opponent since 1995, as the Huskies ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • NIU basketball schedule includes games at Iowa, DePaul and Notre Dame

    Northern Illinois released its 204-15 men's basketball schedule on Wednesday. The slate includes trips to Iowa, DePaul and Notre Dame.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Broncos promote former NIU receiver Nathan Palmer

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Denver Broncos have promoted former Northern Illinois wide receiver Nathan Palmer from their practice squad to take the place o ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • McIntosh named starter against Northwestern

    DeKALB – The verdict is in.Junior Matt McIntosh has been named Northern Illinois’ starting quarterba ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • MAC football notes: SEC trekking north

    The Southeastern Conference will be coming to Mid-American Conference territory this weekend. In a r ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • Huskies drop a pair

    DeKALB — The Northern Illinois University’s women’s volleyball team faced a reality check on the second day of the NIU Invitational. Two teams from tw ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • NIU's QB competition still in full swing

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois quarterbacks Matt McIntosh, Anthony Maddie and Drew Hare spent spring practice and fall camp battling for the Huskies' star ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • NIU women's soccer falls to 0-3

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team fell to 0-3 early Friday morning with a3-2 loss to Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • NIU men's soccer looks to bounce back after lackluster season

    Head coach Eric Luzzi and the Northern Illinois men’s soccer team are not going to shy away from the down year they dealt with last season.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • NIU tops Presbyterian, 55-3

    Northern Illinois University beats Presbyterian, 55-3, in NIU's home opener at Huskie Stadium on Thursday, August 28, 2014.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Running backs steal the show for Huskies

    The questions lit up the mentions column for the HuskieWire twitter account.“Any word on the quarter ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NIU tops Presbyterian in season opener

    DeKALB – It didn’t matter who was at quarterback. Northern Illinois’ offense could not be stopped. ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Football coaches see Northern Illinois Big 12 East title up for grabs

    Rochelle won only one game in the Northern Illinois Big 12 East Division last year. Not only did the ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • NIU football to be heard on 92.5-FM WCPT

    Northern Illinois football will be broadcast on 92.5 WCPT FM in DeKalb this season. The Huskies were previously heard on 1360 WLBK.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Take 2: Huskies an easy favorite against Presbyterian

    Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Steve Nitz spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • NIU football ready to return, Huskies to play season opener today

    DeKALB – Rod Carey, the Northern Illinois football coach, said Presbyterian reminds him of North Dakota in 2010.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:48 am
  • Coming a long way

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois drew plenty of attention because of Jordan Lynch and the Huskies’ high-powered offense during their 24-4 run over the past ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Nitz: New era to start for NIU, college football

    This season brings forth a new era in college football. The BCS (which, seriously, wasn’t so bad) is ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Who is next in line to be NIU's QB?

    DeKALB – Anthony Maddie wanted to be a part of Northern Illinois’ high-powered, fast-paced spread attack.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Lynch to get big opportunity in Bears’ preseason finale

    LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears were healthy scratches in last week’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Aside from quarterback David Fales, who di ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Volleyball Preview: NIU roster sports only 3 upperclassman

    DeKALB – In college sports, the makeup of a team goes in cycles.One year a team will have a boatload ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Carey still undecided on starting QB, but decision nears

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois went into fall camp without a starting quarterback.With the season opener ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Quarterbacks have plenty of talent to work with

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois’ starting quarterback is still a question mark.Matt McIntosh, Anthony Mad ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU women's soccer falls to 0-2

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team fell to 0-2 Sunday with a 2-0 loss at Western Illinois.Bot ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Korcek's Corner: The best NIU foes that have visited Huskie Stadium

    Fifty memorable years. What Baby Boomer Northern Illinois University football fan – in Yogi Berra pa ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • NIU comfortable with defensive line

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey is more comfortable with his defense than he was at the beginning of fall camp.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • NIU women's soccer drops season opener

    Northern Illinois women's soccer lost, 4-1, in its season opener at Illinois State Friday night.The ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:21 pm
  • Inside Huskie Football begins Monday

    Inside Huskie Football, the weekly radio show featuring NIU head coach Rod Carey and radio play-by-play man Bill Baker, begins Monday from 7-8 p.m. an ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 6:50 pm
  • NIU men's soccer concludes exhibition season with win

    The Northern Illinois men's soccer team concluded its exhibition schedule with a 4-0 win at DePauw on Friday.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 6:50 pm
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