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  • 4 Corners: Best pre-Christmas bowl game to watch?

    New Mexico Bowl David Teel Daily Press Absent a connection to either team or a need for immediate counseling, no pre-Christmas bowl merits your attention. But if desperate to avoid the mall Saturday, settle in for Nevada and Arizona in the New...
  • Is NIU's BCS bowl bid a flaw in the system?

    Happy for the MAC Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun I have no idea whether Northern Illinois playing in the Orange Bowl is a strength or weakness of the BCS system, but I'm glad to see a Mid-American Conference school in a BCS bowl. Seven MAC schools are going...
  • Freshman QB Keenan Reynolds ready to start for Mids on Friday

    Freshman QB Keenan Reynolds ready to start for Mids on Friday
    Keenan Reynolds started his first game as a freshman in high school outside Nashville, Tenn., so the news that he was going to become the first freshman to start at quarterback for Navy in more than two decades doesn't seem like that big a deal to him....
  • The Next Level: Edwards helps key Arkansas State's turnaround

    The Next Level: Edwards helps key Arkansas State's turnaround
    The Next Level is a weekly Recruiting Report feature that focuses on natives of Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County and Howard County who appear on NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision rosters....
  • Their signature victory

    Oklahoma State got its statement win. Critics of the Cowboys had questioned whether they were worthy of playing for the national championship. Their 44-10 win over Oklahoma proved they are ready for the big time. LSU's defense is really, really good....
  • NIU has a tough act to surpass

    Weekends don't turn out much better than this past one for first-year Northern Illinois football coach Dave Doeren. His Huskies (10-3, 7-1 MAC) captured their first Mid-American Conference championship in 28 years Friday night in Detroit with a frantic...
  • No question, these 20 are the best

    The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious. Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays. 20. Holiday Bowl,...
  • NIU Game Day: Huskies road streak faces SEC test

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— Northern Illinois stakes its nation-leading 17-game road winning streak on the line against favored Arkansas Saturday night at Razorback Stadium. The Huskies (3-0) have not played a team from the Southeastern Conference since...
  • QB Drew Hare steady leading NIU offense

    QB Drew Hare steady leading NIU offense
    DEKALB — As deafening artificial crowd noise was pumped in during practices this week, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey and his staff suffered from headaches. But sophomore quarterback Drew Hare, preparing to make just his second collegiate start...
  • Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas

    Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas
    TV/radio: 6 p.m., Saturday; ESPNU, WIND-AM 560. Line: Arkansas by 131/2. Records: Northern Illinois 3-0; Arkansas 2-1. Last meeting: Arkansas won 30-27 on Nov. 12, 1994, in Fayetteville, Ark. On the offensive: The Huskies' offense ranks third in...
  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country
    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...
  • Preview: Northern Illinois at Arkansas

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Northern Illinois at Arkansas Arkansas can put an end to the nation's longest road winning streak with a victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday. The Huskies have won 17 straight games away from home, but an 18th triumph...