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  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    8. State titles won by Addison Driscoll, including a state record seven in a row from 2001-07. 9. State record for fewest wins by a team playing for an IHSA title. Four teams entered the title game with nine wins: East St. Louis (1979, 5A), Immaculate...
  • 2-a-days: Tommy Vitale not following in brother's footsteps for No. 17 Wheaton South

    2-a-days: Tommy Vitale not following in brother's footsteps for No. 17 Wheaton South
    Doing something different is working fine for Tommy Vitale. As a freshman at Wheaton Warrenville South, Vitale decided to not follow in his older brother's footsteps, switching from running back to linebacker. His brother, Dan Vitale, was the midst of...
  • George M. Thomas: MAC deal with ESPN could offer an abundance of opportunities

    The Mid-American Conference took steps this week to ensure that it remains viable in a changing sports universe where the five most powerful conferences will increasingly dictate what happens. The MAC and ESPN announced Tuesday that they had signed a 13-...
  • Northern Illinois - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Northern Illinois - INSIDE SLANT The Huskies are coming off the best two-year stint in school history, but coach Rod Carey continues to find ways to motivate his players. Despite appearing in a BCS game in 2013 and just missing a...
  • Bowling Green - TeamReport

    NCAAF Team Report - Bowling Green - INSIDE SLANT Bowling Green is coming off a 10-4 season which included the Falcons' first Mid-American Conference championship since 1992. And the Falcons are the pick of many to repeat as champions. Miami was the...
  • Can Rockets rebound?

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Toledo - INSIDE SLANT They are dealing with a unique version of climate change in Toledo as the Rockets prepare for the 2014 season. After watching the prevailing winds emanate from DeKalb, Ill., for the past few...
  • Rebels get chance to make history

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - UNLV - INSIDE SLANT Back in April it appeared that UNLV was going to make history for all the wrong reasons. The Rebels were banned by the NCAA for postseason play for an Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 925,...
  • Northern Illinois QB battle 'still a three-horse race'

     Northern Illinois QB battle 'still a three-horse race'
    DEKALB, Ill. — Nine days before the season opener against Presbyterian, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey remains uncommitted to a successor at quarterback to Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch. In fact, Carey hasn't even narrowed the...
  • NIU offense in good position with veteran O-line

    NIU offense in good position with veteran O-line
    With a new quarterback named Jordan Lynch and a wide-eyed group of offensive linemen in 2012, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey wondered how they would come together. Lynch became a Heisman Trophy finalist who now plays for the Bears. In DeKalb, the...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team

    Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team
    Jenna Radtke showed up for her first volleyball practice at Northern Illinois last summer just trying to help out wherever she could. From that moment on, it seems she never left the court. The Stevenson graduate started all 32 matches last year for...