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  • 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
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference rankings after Week 1

    1 – Western Michigan (1-0)Last week: won 22-21 at NorthwesternSay what you want about Western Michig ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 5:52 pm
  • NIU football: 'Too many mistakes' doom Huskies in 3OT loss at Wyoming

    LARAMIE, Wyo. – Most Northern Illinois football fans woke up Sunday morning to find the sky was falling.
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Severson: Bizarre game leaves Huskies with tough start to season

    LARAMIE, WYOMING – During the Northern Illinois football team’s marathon season-opening loss at Wyoming, somebody told senior receiver Kenny Golladay ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • NIU football: Huskies suffer heartbreaking season opening loss in 3OT

    LARAMIE, Wyo. – Not even Kenny Golladay could save the Northern Illinois football team.The senior wi ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • NIU football: Huskies look to open 2016 with win at Wyoming

    DeKALB – History has not been kind to the Northern Illinois football team when the Huskies have opened the season on the road.
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • NIU football: Shively takes over at center after graduation of four-year starter Ness

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois offensive lineman Luke Shively was redshirting in 2014, he knew he could someday replace legendary center Andrew Ness.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • NIU football: A preseason look around the Mid-American Conference

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey only wants to discuss Wyoming.The season kicks o ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU football: Payton finally takes over as starting middle linebacker for Huskies

    DeKALB – It's finally time for Jamaal Payton.After patiently waiting as a reserve for three seasons, ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Jamaal Payton

    It's finally Game Week! The guys talk about the upcoming game at Wyoming, discuss reasons for optimism and pessimism, and interview senior linebacker ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • NIU football: A look at the Huskies' 2016 nonconference opponents

    at Wyoming 9:30 p.m. Saturday, CBSSN Coach: Craig Bohl (second season) Last year: 2-10 Last meet ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Volleyball: SOphomore wins MAC West POW

    Sophomore middle blocker Meg Wolowicz was named the Mid-American Conference's West Division Defensive Player of the Week Monday evening following an i ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:29 pm
  • Women's Volleyball: NIU can't hang on to leads in loss to Iowa

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University volleyball team lost in straight sets Sunday afternoon to the Iowa Hawkeyes, 25-20, 25-22 and 25-23.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • NIU football: Versatile on offense, Turner becomes game-changer on kick returns

    DeKALB – After nearly every time the Toledo football team scored against Northern Illinois last season, Aregeros Turner responded with a strong kickof ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • NIU volleyball MAC West preseason favorite

    With plenty of talent returning for a program that won the Mid-American Conference regular season in 2015, the Northern Illinois volleyball team was p ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Soccer: NIU women draw in opener

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team took on the University of Illinois at Chicago for their season opener on Friday night, e ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • NIU football: New number, role for Mayes as he is most experienced safety

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois safety Brandon Mayes took over the jersey number of former teammate Marlon Moore.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • NIU women's soccer: Even without Gierman, Huskies ready for 2016 season

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team got a tough dose of bad news well before the season started.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Chandler Harnish

    Former NIU quarterback Chandler Harnish talks with the HuskieWire HuskieTalk podcast about throwing out the first pitch of the Kane County Cougars gam ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • NIU women's cross country: Hildreth returns with chance at MAC crown

    Coming down the home stretch of the Mid-American Conference women's cross country championship meet last year, Northern Illinois runner Kelsey Hildret ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • NIU men's soccer: Young Huskies still relying on experienced defense

    DeKALB – While sophomores dominate the Northern Illinois men’s soccer team roster – 11 in total – the defensive side of the field is still run by the ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • NIU football: Former QB Maddie now practicing with WRs for Huskies

    Beginning on Monday, Northern Illinois senior Anthony Maddie has switched to practicing and taking reps as a wide receiver, Northern Illinois coach Ro ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies set to host tournament, but lose 2 key pieces from last year’s team

    DeKALB – Despite being the No. 2 seed heading into the Mid-American Conference Championship in 2015, the Ohio volleyball team got to play at home when ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • WMU picked to overtake NIU in West

    DETROIT – For six straight seasons, Northern Illinois has played in the Mid-American Conference Championship game. The Huskies haven’t always won, but ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU football: Former QB Harnish delivers first pitch at Kane County Cougars' NIU Night

    GENEVA – Chandler Harnish put Northern Illinois football on the map with his arm and legs. Despite ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • NIU: Regular season fast approaching for fall sports

    DeKALB – For the fall athletic programs at Northern Illinois, the start of the season is fast approaching.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Carifio: Huskies have to leave late-season meltdown behind

    DeKALB – On one hand, the Northern Illinois football team concluded its 2015 season with its sixth straight Mid-American Conference West Division titl ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • NIU football: Defensive line to face tough test with nonconference running backs

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois run defense is going to get tested early and often during nonconference play.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • NIU football: South Florida's trip to DeKalb pushed back from 2017 to 2025

    The University of South Florida football team's trip to DeKalb originally planned for 2017 is getting kicked down the road a bit.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:50 pm
  • NIU football: Golladay, Lurry both coming off breakout seasons for Huskies

    DeKALB – Iron sharpens iron for the Northern Illinois football team.A year after they each had a bre ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies open up training camp with non-pads practice

    DeKALB – The sound of coaches yelling out instructions, quarterbacks barking out their cadences and music blasting from the PA system filled the air i ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • NIU women's soccer: Cummings returns to pitch after 16-week stint with NASA

    DeKALB – There’s smart and then there’s NASA smart.Northern Illinois senior midfielder Haley Cumming ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • NIU football notebook: Huskies players preparing in week leading up to training camp

    CHICAGO – This week is the calm before the storm for the Northern Illinois football players. With t ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 10:52 pm
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