| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:54 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — It wasn't a lost cause, but a loss on the field for Northern Illinois, which crashed the Orange Bowl party as unwanted guests from the Mid-American Conference and fell Tuesday night to favored Florida State 31-10.
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Nine months ago, Florida State fans were anticipating a wild, raucous, festival-like atmosphere to descend upon their campus once this weekend arrived.
They couldn’t have expected quite the circus that came to Doak Campbell...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Northern Illinois' unprecedented inclusion in the Bowl Championship Series lineup isn't sitting well with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Northern Illinois (12-1) earned the Mid-American Conference's first major bowl berth by meeting...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:39 PM
| Apr 3, 2013
Longtime NBA referee worked more than 1,600 games
Greg Willard, 54, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died Monday at his home in Huntington Beach, according to NBA...
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 10:43 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — On Northern Illinois middle linebacker Victor Jacques' left shoulder, a tattoo featuring a giant orange in the middle of clouds over the Miami skyline stretches across his skin.
Near his bicep, a dolphin jumps out of the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:14 PM
After hearing breaking news today from buddy David Teel that Michael Holmes had been dismissed from Virginia Tech in an apparent ruling handing down by the university’s student judiciary board, I started thinking about the last time Tech had to...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Smith, Okafor top Big 12 preseason POYs...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
OK, let me begin by saying that I don't really like making any kinds of predictions this time of year, especially when so much can change between now and the start of the college football season. Injuries can occur. Suspensions can take place. Rosters can...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:39 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 18 West Virginia...