| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:47 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. — When it comes to winning conference championships and advancing to bowl games, Northern Illinois has had a pretty successful pattern going.
Winning those bowl games, however, has become problematic.
The Huskies were shredded...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:46 PM
He engineered the best turnaround in program and Mid-American Conference history, taking Western Michigan from 1-11 to 8-4 in his second season.
Not surprisingly, P.J. Fleck’s name has since surfaced on lists as a potential candidate for more than...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Rod Carey, the coach at Northern Illinois, step off the plane, tilted his head up toward the Florida sunshine and smiled as he and his Huskies arrived in Palm Beach for the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Several of the Huskies smiled too as they looked at the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 3:39 PM
WEST PALM BEACH — One of the biggest question marks coming into the 2014 college football season for Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey was how he and the Huskies were going to replace quarterback Jordan Lynch, who finished third in the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Virginia moved up two spots to third in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Cavaliers (11-0) conclude their non-conference schedule when they host Davidson (9-1) at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Kentucky (13-0) earned all 65 first-...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Boca Raton Bowl
MARSHALL (12-1) VS. NORTHERN ILLINOIS (11-2)
Time: 3 p.m. PST. Location: Boca Raton, Fla. TV: ESPN.
The buzz: This one is essentially a showdown between the top Group of Five teams left out of a major bowl. Marshall quarterback...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:55 PM
10:30 a.m. Softball: May 1991: Hampton vs. Bethel.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Basketball: Feb. 2004: Hampton boys vs. Phoebus.-- LSC 48
2 p.m. Golf: PGA Hero World Challenge second round (in Windermere, Fla.).--Golf
3 p.m. Football: Nov. 2007: Great...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Mark Wilson just didn't get it. He's the first to admit studying, homework and excelling in the classroom weren't anywhere near the top of his agenda in his early high school days at Phoebus.
That was the old Wilson. Now, as the redshirt freshman...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Ally Simmons, a Waubonsie Valley graduate, has helped Grand Valley State’s volleyball team pound its way into the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.
Grand Valley State won the regional by downing Ferris State (3-0) and Rockhurst (3-0).
In the win...
| Dec 17, 2014
The two teams are chosen and Florida Atlantic University's stadium was nearly sold out last week, but for college football fans who still want in on the action for ESPN's first Boca Raton Bowl, there's a pep rally and after party in Boca the night...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Gabe Green, Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, Sr., QB
Led the Cyclones to consecutive Class 5A championships and posted big numbers in the process. Southern Mississippi recruit threw for 2,841 yards on 75-percent passing with 37 TDs and two INTs as a...