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  • 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 - 12:15 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
  • NIU football still in session over the summer

    DeKALB – In less than a month, fall camp will begin, and Northern Illinois’ football season opener against Presbyterian will be right around the corne ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Frazier’s facilities plan at NIU nearing completion

    DeKALB – When Sean Frazier accepted the Northern Illinois athletic director job nearly a year ago, one of his main focuses was improving the school's ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Champaign product Lee ready to bring his game to DeKalb

    Twelve incoming high school seniors have committed to play football for Northern Illinois University. Six of those players have committed in the past ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • NIU's Michael Orris, Anthony Johnson ready to contribute

    DeKALB – In the world of college athletics, transfer students are becoming increasingly more common.
    July 1, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Transfer ready to compete for Northern Illinois men's golf

    Jordan Wetsch recently learned the value of slowing himself down on the golf course. Nothing like ha ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • NIU's women's tennis coach Ferrell to pursue other opportunities

    Northern Illinois women’s tennis coach Ryun Ferrell is leaving the program to pursue other opportunities, the school announced Thursday.
    June 20, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Bears rookie Lynch won't let challenge, doubters get in his way

    LAKE FOREST – In the two years that took Jordan Lynch from a Mid-American Conference unknown to a Heisman Trophy finalist, the sidelines were never a ...
    June 16, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • NIU's Claudette Day ties for 21st in high jump at NCAA Championships

    The Northern Illinois University track & field team capped off their season Saturday at the NCAA National Championships, as freshman Claudette Day tie ...
    June 14, 2014 - 6:23 pm
  • NIU's Day gets an early jump start

    DeKALB – Claudette Day could have been competing at the IHSA track and field state meet May 16 and 17.
    June 12, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • NIU’s Klonowski looking to take next step with Angels

    Unlike a lot of Major League Baseball Amateur Draft prospects who sit and wait for their name to be called, Saturday was an unusual experience for Ale ...
    June 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • KORCEK'S CORNER: Don't take Champaign's anti-Huskies talk too seriously

    Just typing out loud. Item No. 1: Irate “Dog Pound” bloggers, just chill. As difficult as it may see ...
    June 11, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • NIU's Klonowski taken by Angels in draft's 29th round

    Northern Illinois pitcher Alex Klonowski was selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the 29th round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft on Saturday.
    June 9, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • KORCEK'S CORNER: Brigham was the ultimate Huskie

    From a 21st century viewpoint, Bob Brigham’s Northern Illinois University athletics résumé soars off any chart.
    May 31, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Young Hawks fall to Amboy in sectional play

    PEARL CITY – Hiawatha softball pitcher Alexis Ross wore a smile in the away dugout, even after the Hawks were eliminated from the Class 1A playoffs by ...
    May 28, 2014 - 7:12 am
  • Legendary NIU coach, AD Brigham dies

    Robert J. Brigham, a World War II veteran whose connection to Northern Illinois University began in 1946 as a football player and wrestler and continu ...
    May 27, 2014 - 12:11 am
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