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  • Arkansas routs Northern Illinois 52-14

     Arkansas routs Northern Illinois 52-14
    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...
  • Grading NIU's performance vs. Arkansas

    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...
  • NIU hopes to learn from rare road loss

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NIU's Hare named starting QB vs. UNLV

    NIU's Hare named starting QB vs. UNLV
    Drew Hare has been anointed Northern Illinois’ starting quarterback for Saturday night’s contest at UNLV. Hare led the Huskies to all 23 second-half points in last Saturday’s 23-15 win at Northwestern. “We will let him play and...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • Northwestern's Jim Phillips sadly recalls friend — every day

    Northwestern's Jim Phillips sadly recalls friend — every day
    Every day, Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips walks into his office brimming with hopes of a brighter future for Wildcats sports. Then Phillips peers out the window at the press box of Ryan Field and quietly honors part of his past, however...
  • A remote look at Saturday's college football schedule

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Florida Atlantic (0-1) at No. 2 Alabama (1-0) 9 a.m., SEC Network This is a...