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  • 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...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Northern Illinois is 15-4-2 against the spread its last 21 games after accumulating more than 450 total yards the...
  • College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment

    College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment
    This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing. Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
  • Chris Petersen leaving Boise State for Washington head coaching job

    After all the other schools that called over the years and were sent away, it was Washington that finally hooked Chris Petersen. Petersen will be the Huskies' football coach, making the decision to leave Boise State after eight seasons as the Broncos'...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • Play it forward: The week ahead in college football

    Play it forward: The week ahead in college football
    Five things to watch this week in college football: 1. Fresno State's loss to San Jose State left Northern Illinois (12-0) as the only non-automatic qualifier school with a chance to snag a BCS bowl bid. Northern Illinois (12-0) must defeat Bowling...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • The Times' top 25 college football rankings

    The Times' top 25 college football rankings
    We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
  • NIU's Ward back home for Senior Bowl

    NIU's Ward back home for Senior Bowl
    MOBILE, Ala. -- Jimmie Ward chuckled about it. He wasn’t selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi high school football all-star game but here he was late Monday afternoon after the North’s practice for Saturday’s Senior Bowl at...
  • N-I-who? Underdog Huskies still under the radar

    N-I-who? Underdog Huskies still under the radar
    They are the best college football team in the area that nobody is talking about, and Northern Illinois wide receiver Da'Ron Brown says he and his teammates are fine with that. "We don't try to listen to outside noise," the 22-year-old redshirt junior...