| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:57 PM
One chance has been wasted, but there's still one more chance for Lake Forest graduate Sam Downey to be part of college basketball's March Madness.
Downey, a 6-7 sophomore, is a reserve forward who has played in almost all of Yale's games this season....
| Mar 8, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Oh, so close.
After knocking off powerhouse Wichita State in a Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinal Saturday, Illinois State was one win away from the Big Dance. All the Redbirds had to do was beat Northern Iowa, another league juggernaut, in...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:29 PM
When it became clear that North Central College baseball coach John Fitzgerald was going to leave to take the same post at his alma mater, Cardinals athletics director Jim Miller set his sights on a familiar face.
While Fitzgerald finalized plans for the...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:52 PM
DEKALB- Rod Carey has his starting quarterback in place, unlike this time last year.
With spring practice slated to begin a 6:50 a.m Tuesday, junior Drew Hare is the proven incumbent after winning the starting job a quarter of the way through last...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 12:31 PM
The good news for Northern Illinois fans is that NIU will have six home games for the 2015 football season.
The more challenging news is that the Huskies will travel to Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 19 to face defending national champion Ohio State.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:54 AM
Spring football practice is in full swing for some schools across the country with others getting back to the gridiron over the next month.
The Orlando Sentinel is taking a look at some of the key storylines for the Group of 5 conferences like the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Indiana Wesleyan coach Greg Tonagel praises Nate Bubash's "high motor" on the basketball court for contributing to a championship season.
The 6-foot-4 sophomore from Munster is averaging 5.1 points and 3.7 rebounds for the Wildcats, who have clinched...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:05 PM
Rod Carey is not a star-gazer when it comes to evaluating the quality of his recruits.
The Northern Illinois coach says he relies more on his personal observations, developing relationships and football instincts than a third party's impersonal...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Speed and size are qualities coveted by every college football program. Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey feels his staff was able to add a sampling of those key attributes with the 30-player recruiting class it signed Wednesday.
"We are extremely...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:42 PM
Northern Illinois star Amanda Corral is moving up the scoring ladder.
The Hobart grad earned Mid-American Conference West Divison Player of the Week honors with 56 points in wins over Bowling Green and Ball State, pushing her career total to 1,324...
| Feb 7, 2015
The ESPN television network built an entire show around the concept that "Numbers Never Lie," which, of course, is different that lying about numbers … age, weight, etc.
The "Numbers Never Lie" concept, though, definitely applies to the sport of...