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  • Northern Illinois' Tommylee Lewis out for season

    DEKALB -- Northern Illinois’ dynamic wide receiver/kick returner Tommylee Lewis will be lost for the season with a lower-body injury, coach Rod Carey announced on Tuesday. Lewis has accounted for 3,617 all-purpose yards in 39 career games for...
  • QB Drew Hare steady leading NIU offense

    DEKALB — As deafening artificial crowd noise was pumped in during practices this week, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey and his staff suffered from headaches. But sophomore quarterback Drew Hare, preparing to make just his second collegiate start...
  • Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas

    Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas
    TV/radio: 6 p.m., Saturday; ESPNU, WIND-AM 560. Line: Arkansas by 131/2. Records: Northern Illinois 3-0; Arkansas 2-1. Last meeting: Arkansas won 30-27 on Nov. 12, 1994, in Fayetteville, Ark. On the offensive: The Huskies' offense ranks third in...
  • Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin

    Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin
    Wisconsin's second-half collapse Saturday raised two key questions: Why didn't Melvin Gordon get more than four carries in the second half? And why didn't quarterback Joel Stave relieve an overwhelmed Tanner McEvoy? It took some time, but the answers...
  • Northern Illinois reloading to keep run of success going

     Northern Illinois reloading to keep run of success going
    DEKALB, Ill. — After winning 46 games over the last four seasons, it might appear Northern Illinois merely needs to reload and not rebuild. Yet the losses of record-setting quarterback Jordan Lynch and playmaking safety Jimmie Ward left major...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    If I were a millionaire who didn't write about sports for a living, I'd be camping out at the home of my bookie. That's how flawed some of these lines seem. Let's start with … Northern Illinois (plus 61/2) at Northwestern: The line opened at...
  • 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...
  • Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run

    Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois

    Rod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month. And the mere idea of looking ahead to the second game on...
  • Toledo ranked No, 53, Rockets return strong offensive unit

      The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NIU player recognized

     NIU player recognized
    Former Hinsdale South star Ashley Kopp, a softball player at Northern Illinois University, was named honorable mention for the All Mid-American Conference Academic team. Kopp hit .209 in 56 games with two homers and 15 RBIs. As a junior in 2013, she...