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  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...
  • Preview: Northern Illinois at Arkansas

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Northern Illinois at Arkansas Arkansas can put an end to the nation's longest road winning streak with a victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday. The Huskies have won 17 straight games away from home, but an 18th triumph...
  • Blueprint paying off for Razorbacks

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Arkansas - INSIDE SLANT Make no mistake, Texas Tech isn't very good on defense. But make no mistake about this: In his second year as the Razorbacks' coach, Bret Bielema saw his blueprint for success come...
  • Wildcats get back to business

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The Wildcats (0-2) had an off week to ponder what went wrong in two losses to open the season and tries to get back on track this Saturday when they host Western Illinois in a first-ever...
  • The Drive: Four key storylines to watch this week in college football

    The Drive: Four key storylines to watch this week in college football
      Welcome to The Drive. The Orlando Sentinel’s quick look at some of the teams, players and storylines we’re keeping an eye on this week in college football. Here we go: FIRST DOWN Northern Illinois extended its nation’s-best 17-...
  • Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense

     Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense
    Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt. No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...
  • Saturday's matchup: NIU at UNLV

    Saturday's matchup: NIU at UNLV
    Radio/Internet: 6 p.m., Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5, http://www.campusinsiders.com. Line: Northern Records: Northern Illinois 2-0, UNLV 1-1. Last meeting: NIU won 62-14 on Oct. 5, 1995 in DeKalb. On the offensive: Newly-anointed starting...
  • Northern Illinois escapes Vegas with streaks alive

    The Sports Xchange By Steve Guiremand, The Sports Xchange Northern Illinois escapes Vegas with streaks alive LAS VEGAS -- Northern Illinois kept alive its impressive regular season and road win streaks Saturday, but not before UNLV made the Huskies...
  • NIU out to prove it's not just Jordan Lynch Show

    The common national perception that Jordan Lynch alone propelled Northern Illinois to an undefeated 2013 regular season was a theme neither Lynch nor the NIU program pushed. It made for a convenient storyline and perhaps helped garner a few more Heisman...
  • Preview: Indiana at Bowling Green

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Indiana at Bowling Green Indiana coach Kevin Wilson knows Saturday's game at Bowling Green will be billed as Big (Ten) Brother vs. Little Brother (Mid-American Conference), but he's having none of it. "I don't want to hear the...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....