| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:39 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Frances Boukidis (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) junior, Northern Illinois soccer: The former Falcons offensive standout is leading the way for the Huskies this season, but her season hit...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:46 PM
Aren’t Southerners supposed to be polite?
As first reported by the Tribune on Thursday, Vanderbilt officials blindsided Northwestern by canceling their 2013 and 2014 football games.
And they did it in the coldest possible way — with a letter...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game.
And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
| 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
| 5:03 PM
Mr. Irrelevant: Northern Illinois University is in the Mid-American Conference. The story had that it was in the Mountain Athletic Conference.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Every football fan in Bloomington, Ind. — there actually are some — will tell you Saturday's Wisconsin-Indiana game is huge.
With Ohio State and Penn State ineligible and Illinois and Purdue hopeless, either the Badgers or Hoosiers will play...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:39 PM
One of the state's top underclassmen will have to wait to start his season.
Oak Park junior defensive end Nile Sykes (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) suffered a leg injury during a preseason practice and expects to miss at least three to four weeks.
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Northern Illinois recently added its third oral commitment from defending Class 3A state champion Aurora Christian when running back Joel Bouagnon picked the Huskies.
"NIU really has an offense that is based around the running game, and they use the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Week 4 has some nighttime treats on Saturday night and plenty to get you ready leading up.
Wed., Sept. 19 ||
Kent State at Buffalo ||
7 p.m. ||
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Old Dominion's wrestling program will join the Mid-American Conference as an affiliate member in 2013, as part of expansion that will make it one of the nation's best Division I leagues.
The MAC announced the additions of ODU, Missouri and Northern...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:52 PM
This column will be devoted almost entirely to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The ACC earned the clear-out space in advance of Saturday night's enticing matchup of No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State. ABC trotted its "A" team to Tallahassee and ESPN...
| 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...