| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver does not employ search firms and keeps his own counsel. So just because a colleague, commissioner or coach calls to recommend a job candidate doesn’t mean that man or woman rockets to the top of Weaver&...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:35 PM
In the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts continued to show some love for the south.
The Colts drafted two players fresh out of the SEC on Saturday, selecting defensive tackle Josh Chapman out of Alabama with the 136th...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Chandler Harnish is compared to Tim Tebow on his draft profile at NFL.com because both are dual-threat quarterbacks.
Harnish, out of Northern Illinois University, says he's a different type of QB, not as big. But there are some similarities. Both aren'...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 9:15 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Penn State's defense is enjoying some time in the spotlight after another strong performance versus Purdue. They should enjoy it, they've earned it. Meanwhile, on the other side of the ball, not much has changed for the offense. Coach Joe Paterno says the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 4:54 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — As usual, Northern Illinois beat Buffalo, but this one was a nail-biter.
Down by 21 points, the Bulls scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to cut the deficit to one point following a touchdown pass from quarterback Chazz...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:19 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Chandler Harnish threw a 4-yard strike to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left for his sixth touchdown pass of the game, lifting Northern Illinois to a wild 63-60 victory over Toledo on Tuesday night.
The Huskies and Rockets combined for 1,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Coming from the Mid-American Conference, Ball State Senior Jarrod Jones didn't necessarily get the opportunity to play against a future professional basketball player on a game-to-game basis. In his NBA draft workouts, like the one he did for the...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:54 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- One week after playing in the highest-scoring regular season game in Mid-American Conference history, Northern Illinois' defense took care of business in the second half to keep wraps on the MAC West Division lead.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:32 PM
D.J. Cooper scored 21 points and the 13th- seeded Ohio University Bobcats took down the fourth-seeded Michigan Wolverines, 65-60, in a second round Midwest Regional matchup.
Walter Offutt added 11 points for the Bobcats (28-7), who won the Mid-American...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:11 PM
For winning the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles, the Northwestern men's soccer team somehow drew a road game at defending national champion Akron in the first round of the NCAA College Cup.
For winning the Mid-American Conference...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Disappointment wasn't exactly painted across their faces as you would expect from a team that may have played its final game of the season.
In many ways their finale brought everything they expected.
Ball State knew it was going to be a high scoring...