71°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • NIU football: Hare feeling just fine after Achilles injury last season

    DETROIT – The question comes relentlessly at Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare as would an opposing defensive end.
    July 30, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • NIU football: Huskies not picked to win MAC West – again

    DETROIT – Once again, the media preseason poll failed to give Northern Illinois the benefit of the doubt.
    July 30, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • NIU football: Toledo's Candle one of three new coaches in the MAC

    DETROIT – Taking the reins as the new Toledo football coach, Jason Candle said his Rockets don't necessarily have a rivalry with Northern Illinois.
    July 29, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Q&A with Hare, Lurry

    At the 2016 Mid-American Media Day, Daily Chronicle sports reporter Jesse Severson decided to have a little fun and ask Northern Illinois quarterback ...
    July 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Realignment, injuries and aliens – media day is almost here

    Daily Chronicle Sports Editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they g ...
    July 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Raven Neely to Compete in ITA National Summer Championship

    Northern Illinois University women's tennis player Raven Neely is set to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Summer Championshi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • Views: From top to bottom, NIU athletics not ready for jump to AAC

    Don’t expect Northern Illinois to be leaving the Mid-American Conference anytime soon. The landscap ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Former NIU soccer star goalkeeper Amy Carr recovering from brain tumor

    Amy Carr was bed-ridden in the hospital in London for more than a week. She had lost her ability to ...
    July 23, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Camp Power visits NIU Huskies

    Northern Illinois hosted children from Camp Power on Wednesday. The campers, made up of residents of University Village, worked with football players ...
    July 21, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • A three-year starter for the Huskies, Fletcher signs with Normal Cornbelters

    Former Northern Illinois baseball player Justin Fletcher signed a contract with the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League on Friday, the universit ...
    July 18, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • After battling leukemia, NIU grad finally meets bone marrow donor who helped save his life

    CHICAGO – Even though he was meeting her for the first time, Josh Byrd knew he would hug Stephanie Newton.
    July 18, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Football: Turner, Lurry make watch lists

    Northern Illinois football players Aregeros Turner and Shawun Lurry were named to college football award lists on Friday.
    July 15, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies nab transfer from Butler

    Nicole Orr will transfer from Butler to Northern Illinois, Huskies women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced on Thursday.
    July 14, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • NIU football: Bouagnon named preseason candidate for Doak Walker Award

    Northern Illinois senior Joel Bouagnon was named as one of the preseason candidates for the Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on ...
    July 14, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Golladay named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Kenny Golladay’s big first season with the Northern Illinois football team garnered plenty of attention for the Chicago native.
    July 14, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Football: NIU's Lurry named to Thorpe watch list

    Northern Illinois University All-American Shawun Lurry was named to his second preseason watch list this year when he was placed on the 2016 Jim Thorp ...
    July 11, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Football: NIU's Lurry named to Nagursky watch list

    Northern Illinois All-American Shawun Lurry is one of 88 defensive players named to the 2016 Nagurski Award Watch List, the Football Writers Associati ...
    July 9, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • NIU football: RB Bouagnon on Maxwell Award watch list

    Northern Illinois running back Joel Bouagnon was named to the Maxwell Award watch list Tuesday, the first Huskie to be named to a preseason watch list ...
    July 5, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • NIU men's soccer: Huskies announce Miech as new assistant coach

    The Northern Illinois men's soccer team announced the hiring of Jesse Miech as an assistant coach on Thursday.
    June 24, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • NIU basketball: Former Huskie selected by Celtics in second round of NBA Draft

    Just before the second round of the NBA Draft came to a close on Thursday, a former Northern Illinois men's basketball player became the Boston Celtic ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Korcek: Sky's the limit for the Lurry

    Item No. 1: What’s Northern Illinois University junior-to-be Shawun Lurry planning for an encore in 2016? More pass interceptions, more NCAA rankings, ...
    June 14, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Jesse Severson: Ranking top players, athletes for Northern Illinois in past year

    Summer is boring. There are no Northern Illinois games to cover, and so let’s do the next best thin ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies announce addition of James, Thomas

    The Northern Illinois men's basketball team officially announced on Wednesday the addition of transfer forward Lacey James and guard recruit Justin Th ...
    June 8, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you started back-to-school shopping?
    • Yes, I'm already done
    • Yes, but I still have more to do
    • No, I haven't started yet