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  • 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 ...
    NEW: Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:20 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
  • Time for Huskies to step up

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team could be poised to take a big leap in 2014. When ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Huskies' Brown liking time at wideout

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior wide receiver Da’Ron Brown wasn’t exactly thrilled when he was told he would move from wide receiver to quarterback ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Coaches, teammates like what NIU and Sycamore alumnus Schepler brings to the Titans

    The number of undrafted rookie free agents who make the rosters of NFL teams are few, and for every success story there are dozens more who fail to ma ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Harris looks to crack NIU's running back rotation

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois running backs coach Kelton Copeland calls Keith Harris Jr. a “true tailback.”
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Veteran line paving the way for NIU offense

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior offensive tackle Ryan Brown brings a wealth of experience to the Huskies’ offensive line. And he’s not alone.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Considered a longshot, Lynch still fighting to make Bears

    CHICAGO – At this point of his NFL career, Jordan Lynch realizes he can’t control when – or even if – his chance will come.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Folliard fits new linebacker mold at NIU

    DeKALB – As spread, up-tempo offenses continue to storm college football, it’s the players built like Sean Folliard who prove especially useful in cou ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Huskies' starting QB remains a mystery

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey said his sense after watching his team scrimmage Thursday afternoon was that none of his three quarter ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • NIU hires Gombera as women's tennis coach

    Northern Illinois has hired Tanya Gombera as its new women's tennis caoch, the school announced Thursday.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 7:18 pm
  • NIU teams prepare for season openers

    It’s exhibition season for Northern Illinois’ men’s and women’s soccer teams.NIU’s men’s soccer team ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • NIU football holds first scrimmage today

    Northern Illinois football will hold a scrimmage at 2:30 p.m. today at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. The ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Soften the sting: Despite injury to Stingily, RB depth a strength for NIU

    DeKALB – Before the 2013 football season, Northern Illinois tailback Akeem Daniels seemed poised to be NIU's starter after finishing 2012 on a strong ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • First week of practice comes to an end

    Northern Illinois completed its first full week of practice Friday. The Huskies will hold their first two-a-day Saturday, with practices at 9:15 a.m. ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 7:54 am
  • Loos returns for final season with Northern Illinois

    DeEKALB – Toward the end of Wednesday’s Northern Illinois University football practice, second-year head coach Rod Carey had an announcement.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Playoff ushers in new era for college football

    After the Bowl Championship Series began in 1998, it took six seasons for the first "BCS Buster" to come forward.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Korcek's Corner: Looking at both sides of SchedulePalooza

    Athletic directors past and present, “Chick” Evans, Bob Brigham, and Sean Frazier – must be kindred Northern Illinois University spirits.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:01 am
  • NIU football to debut Corn Fest jerseys

    The Northern Illinois football team will wear special Corn Fest jerseys in the team’s season opener against Presbyterian on Aug. 28 at Huskie Stadium ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:03 am
  • Full conversion: NIU's Sterling goes from linebacker to fullback

    DeKALB – Rob Sterling hadn’t played fullback before he arrived on Northern Illinois’ campus.At Thorn ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:05 am
  • Niemann: Questions on defensive line

    DeKalb – The Northern Illinois football team had its first full-padded practice Wednesday at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies will take the field again at ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • RB Stingily to miss start of season

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois will be without senior tailback Cameron Stingily for the start of the season, NIU football coach Rod Carey said after Tuesd ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • NIU wideout Brescacin making the right moves

    DeKALB – Juwan Brescacin always has been somebody who takes chances. Growing up in Mississauga, Onta ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Huskies deep at linebacker

    Northern Illinois held its third football practice of the season Monday, in helmets and shoulder pads.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Two-ways Mays: Linebacker also can long snap for NIU

    DeKALB – Boomer Mays is entering is second full season as Northern Illinois' starting middle linebacker, and the junior is a rare breed in college foo ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Saturday NIU football practice notes: Huskies begin camp Saturday

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football took the field at Huskie Stadium Saturday for the team’s first official workout since the spring game in April.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Northern Illinois quarterback battle in full swing

    DeKALB – For the past three years of fall camp, the quarterback position has been set in stone for Northern Illinois football.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Enthusiasm builds for International Crown at NIU's home golf course

    NAPERVILLE – Taking the podium at the Hotel Arista in his native Naperville on Friday, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan delivered a disclaimer to those ass ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Carifio: SchedulePalooza only the beginning

    Social media is a very easy thing to screw up. Twitter has brought down pundits, politicians, athlet ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Carey likes by committee approach for running back

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said in today’s college football world, it’s necessary to have a committee approach at running back.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Maryland football will return to DeKalb for NIU rematch

    The game didn’t turn out well for the Maryland football team the last time the Terrapins visited Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • End of 2013 not sitting well with Stingily, NIU football

    DeKALB – During the past two years, Northern Illinois football is 24-4. The Huskies have won the Mid ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • NIU schedules home-and-home with Utah

    The warm up acts were relatively high profile mid-majors. The secondary act was major conference sc ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Ladies’ night: NIU holds women's football clinic

    DeKALB – Rod Carey did what he did on a normal game day, leading his players out of the locker room and on the field at Huskie Stadium.
    July 31, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • NIU and BYU schedule home-and-home series

    Northern Illinois' second SchedulePalooza opponent happens to be one of the most historic mid-major programs of all-time.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • NIU announces games against San Diego State

    Mid-American Conference-Mountain West matchups aren’t exactly commonplace. But given the new college ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • NIU announces 'SchedulePalooza'

    Northern Illinois fans will hear plenty of football scheduling news during the next few days as part of what the school is calling "SchedulePalooza."
    July 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Overseas trip ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Kelly, Huskies

    DeKALB – Ray Gooden has gotten volleyball experience all over the world.Gooden, entering his 13th ye ...
    July 27, 2014 - 9:10 pm
  • Ex-Huskie, retired NFL lineman Diem able to participate in NIU golf tourney

    DeKALB – Ryan Diem's father Greg, and his father-in-law Bill Constein have been coming to the Brigham-Novak Gridiron Classic for years.
    July 26, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Babers bringing lightning-quick offense to Bowling Green

    DETROIT – During spring practice, Bowling Green junior quarterback Matt Johnson felt the Falcons’ offense was moving fast.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • NIU women’s soccer open at home Sept. 5

    The NIU women’s soccer program announced its 19 match schedule, with its home opener Sept. 5 against Nebraska-Omaha at 7 p.m.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • MAC bracing for more power going to major conferences

    DETROIT – Soon, there should be a change in the landscape in terms of NCAA governance.The projected ...
    July 24, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Ex-Huskie builds for future at WMU

    DETROIT – P.J. Fleck's first season as a collegiate head coach wasn't anything to write home about, as his Western Michigan Broncos struggled to a 1-1 ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Chargers cut NIU grad English

    SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers have released outside linebacker Northern Illinois University graduate Larry English, a former first-round pick.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • NIU football on track with season ticket sales

    To Chris Radford, with the success Northern Illinois football program has had, the Huskies sell themselves these days.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • NIU's Durante looks to step up in Ward’s absence

    CHICAGO – Northern Illinois won't have the pleasure of having No. 6 under center this year. The Husk ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Carey not settled on starting quarterback...Yet

    CHICAGO – Rod Carey knows he has to name a starting quarterback at some point.Exactly when the secon ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:07 am
  • Frazier: Big NIU scheduling announcement coming

    CHICAGO – Northern Illinois will have some major football scheduling announcements soon. At NIU's an ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Cameron Stingily Named a Doak Walker Award Candidate

    Northern Illinois University tailback Cameron Stingily was named a candidate for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thur ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • NIU assistant to be inducted into Georgia Tech HOF

    Northern Illinois University assistant volleyball coach Lynnette Moster will be inducted into the Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame, the school anno ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • NIU's Threloff heading to Europe to play ball

    DeKALB – Jordan Threloff knew Patrick Baldwin from his days being recruited out of DeKalb High School.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Da'Ron Brown named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Northern Illinois wide receiver Da'Ron Brown was named the the 2014 Biletnikoff Award watch list on Tuesday, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club announce ...
    July 16, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Bass named to Rotary Lombardi watch list

    Northern Illinois linebacker Jamaal Bass has been named to the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List on Monday.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • NIU men's hoops makes first offer for Class of 2016

    Isaiah Roby suffered a minor wrist injury this past weekend. Then the soon-to-be junior at Dixon High School and his QC Elite 16U team lost in the c ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Hinckley-Big Rock grad Thorp looking for big senior year at NIU

    Jenna Thorp has played organized basketball since she was 4 years old. She is about to enter her fi ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • NIU single-game football tickets on sale Monday

    Single game tickets for Northern Illinois' five home football games go on sale 9 a.m. Monday online, over the phone or at the Huskie ticket office.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • NIU women's track athletes named to Academic All-MAC Team

    CLEVELAND – Northern Illinois University women’s track athletes and seniors Rebecca Cronin, Natalie Tarter and Juliane Totzke and junior Alexandra Sch ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • NIU’s Eakes named to Mackey Award Watch List

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University senior tight end Luke Eakes is one of 40 players on the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List distributed ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Korcek's Corner: Nobody amnestied me ...

    Just typing out loud. Today’s VIP guest list includes the World Cup, Northern Illinois wrestling All ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:47 pm
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