| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Northern Illinois extended its home winning streak to 28 games Saturday, but the 17-14 victory over winless Kent State was less than impressive. Central Michigan visits Huskie Stadium on Saturday for the second of three straight home games against Mid-...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:08 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Hours before kickoff at Razorback Stadium, the video scoreboard flashed larger-than-life images of former Arkansas football notables such as Dan Hampton, Lance Alworth and, yes, even Jerry Jones.
Only the names seemed to...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Northern Illinois' nation-leading 17-game road winning streak came to a screeching halt Saturday night in Fayetteville, Ark., as Arkansas struck early and often in a 52-14 rout. Turnovers and special teams breakdowns contributed to the game getting out of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The road has been kind to Northern Illinois over the last few years, so the Huskies are determined to transform Saturday night's 52-14 blowout loss at Arkansas into a positive.
NIU had won a national-best 17 straight road games before running into the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Spencer Tears' nickname might apply to his unpredictable skills on the football field, but he doesn't plan to employ the same philosophy with his recruiting.
The Richards senior, nicknamed "Suspense," is regarded as one of the top uncommitted seniors in...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
TV/radio: 4 p.m. Saturday; ESPN3, WIND-AM 560, WCPT–FM 92.5 (DeKalb).
Line: NIU by 241/2.
Records: Kent State 0-4, 0-1 MAC; Northern Illinois 3-1, 0-0.
Last meeting: NIU won 38-24 on Oct. 5, 2013, in Kent, Ohio.
On the offensive: Coming...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:32 PM
DEKALB, Ill. — Northern Illinois tailback Cameron Stingily ran wild last season against Kent State, rushing for 266 yards and two touchdowns.
The Golden Flashes visit the Huskies on Saturday for NIU's Mid-American Conference opener. Stingily is...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Hut one, hut two: The Huskies are still trying to get their signals straight at quarterback. Starter Drew Hare (8 of 15 for 93 yards) struggled to move the offense. Anthony Maddie (7 of 10 for 105 yards) had more success but threw a late interception....
| Sep 14, 2014
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...