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  • 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...
  • In the Wake of the Web: Haugh on Castro, Conte, Notre Dame-Michigan

    For openers… Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided. Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
  • NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove

    NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove
    Rod Carey insists he did not give Northwestern a second thought before this week. But immediately after Northern Illinois dominated Presbyterian 55-3 on Aug. 28 in DeKalb, the Wildcats became his No. 1 focus as the Huskies travel to Evanston on...
  • Kirk Herbstreit offers high praise for NIU football

     Kirk Herbstreit offers high praise for NIU football
    Kirk Herbstreit touched a sensitive nerve in the Northern Illinois and Mid-American Conference football community two seasons ago when he ranted on ESPN that the 12-1 Huskies did not deserve a chance to play in the Orange Bowl against Florida State....
  • Thursday's matchup: Presbyterian at Northern Illinois

     Thursday's matchup: Presbyterian at Northern Illinois
    Radio: 6 p.m., Thursday; WIND-AM 560. Line: Off. Records: NIU 12-2 in 2013; Presbyterian 3-8. Last meeting: First. On the offensive: QBs Matt McIntosh, Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie all may see playing time against the Blue Hose as coach Rod...
  • Northern Illinois makes short work of Presbyterian

    Northern Illinois makes short work of Presbyterian
    DEKALB — Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey put three quarterbacks under the spotlight Thursday night but may be no closer to naming a starter after the Huskies rolled to a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College. Each had credible performances as...
  • NIU's Lemon named MAC-West Defensive Player of the Week

    NIU's Lemon named MAC-West Defensive Player of the Week
    One of the key reasons Northern Illinois frustrated Northwestern last Saturday was linebacker Rasheen Lemon. The junior from Proviso West High School contributed a career-high nine tackles and two sacks as the Huskies prevailed 23-15. Lemon was...