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  1. Hopeful Huskie rookies in NFL training campsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

    MAC players are no strangers to the label of long shots. As the NFL opens up their training camps this week, the NIU Huskies have a few long shots of their own hoping to earn a spot in the NFL.

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  2. 2015 Boston College Opponent Previews: Northern Illinois HuskiesRead the original story

    Friday | BC Interruption

    After winning 12 games in 2012 and again in 2013, expectations are annually pretty high for Northern Illinois, a team fast becoming a power player despite an in the mid-major Mid American Conference. After winning the MAC Championship and advancing to the Orange Bowl in '12, the team took a step back when it failed to repeat in '13, losing in the Poinsettia Bowl.

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  3. Toledo, BG are top picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Crescent-News.com

    For the last five years, the West Division of the Mid-American Conference has belonged to the Huskies of Northern Illinois.

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  4. More Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Justin Verlander outlasted Chris Archer for his first win this season and the Detroit Tigers avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday. Verlander , who retired his first 14 batters before Asdrubal Cabrera homered on an 0-1 pitch with two outs in the fifth, gave up one run, four hits and had 10 strikeouts.

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  5. Northern Illinois aims to extend its MAC dominance, Huskies ranked No. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering this season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No.

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  6. Huskies take third-place preseason poll prediction with grain of saltRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Daily Chronicle

    MAC Photo Provided NIU quarterback Drew Hare pretends to interview NIU cornerback Paris Logan at the MAC Media Day at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. DETROIT – Despite winning the Mid-American Conference West for five consecutive seasons, the Northern Illinois football team was predicted to finish third in that side of the conference in the preseason poll at the MAC media day on Wednesday at Ford Field in Detroit.

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  7. More #MACtion? Commish reveals plan to increase MAC profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sporting News

    Now, the Mid-American Conference and commissioner Jon Steinbrecher are looking to take the next step with a branding initiative launched as part of MAC Media Day on Wednesday. The MAC launched a custom microsite aptly named GetSomeMACtion.com , which tells success stories with school-specific social activations for its members.

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  8. NIU wide receiver busted for underage DUI with fake license and uninsured vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | MSNBC

    It's bad enough to be caught driving with a fake driver's license. It is even worse to be caught driving with a fake ID while under the influence in a vehicle without proper insurance.

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  9. Women's basketball: NIU's Lisa Carlsen rounds out her coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daily Chronicle

    Northern Illinois women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen announced her staff Friday afternoon, hiring three new assistant coaches ahead of the 2015-16 season, including former Huskie Stephanie Smith. New to the NIU staff are Kierra McCleary and John McGinty, who both coached at Lewis with Carlsen to help guide the Flyers to the NCAA Tournament in their time in Romeoville.

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  10. NIU pitcher Andrew Frankenreider earns Cape Cod all-star berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Daily Chronicle

    After an impressive first half of the season, Northern Illinois pitcher Andrew Frankenreider was named to the Cape Cod League's West All-Star team Sunday afternoon. The 53rd summer classic will be played Saturday in Wareham, Massachusetts, at Spillane Field.

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  11. Browns Rookie OL Tyler Loos Placed on Reserve-Retired ListRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Dawgs By Nature

    Just a few days after we featured him in our training camp preview for the Cleveland Browns ' offensive line, rookie Tyler Loos appears to have retired. Loos was placed on the team's reserve-retired list last week, but the news went a bit under the radar.

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  12. Arizona Cardinals from A to Z: Chandler HarnishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | RaisingZona

    Jun 9, 2015; Tempe, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Chandler Harnish during minicamp practice at the Cardinals Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports As we prepare for Arizona Cardinals training camp reporting date of July 31st, it is time for our annual look at the roster player by player.

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  13. Jordan Lynch looking to prove himself with CFL's Edmonton EskimosRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Daily Chronicle

    Despite being a lightly recruited quarterback out of high school, Jordan Lynch emerged as one of the most highly decorated players in the Northern Illinois football program's history. “When I went to NIU, I was the fifth or sixth quarterback on the depth chart – they even wanted to move me to safety,” said Lynch, 25, who now is the third-string quarterback for the Eskimos.

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  14. 2015 MAC football non-conference previews: UNLV RebelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Hustle Belt

    The Northern Illinois Huskies open their 2015 campaign with a familiar foe from last season, as the UNLV Rebels will come to Huskie Stadium September 5th to complete the home-and-home series. The game played last year was a lot closer than some thought it would be, with NIU sneaking out of the desert with a close win.

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  15. NIU's Logan named to Thorpe Award watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Daily Chronicle

    Northern Illinois cornerback Paris Logan was named to the Jim Thorpe Award watch list on Monday, given to the best defense back in NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision . Logan returns to the Huskies after being a first-team All-Mid-American Conference selection in 2014 and is one of four players from the conference to be named to the watch list.

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  16. Ness named to Outland Trophy watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Daily Chronicle

    The center was named to the watch list for the Outland Trophy on Friday, an award given to the best interior lineman in the country on offense or defense. He is one of 17 centers named to the 82-man Outland Trophy watch list.

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  17. Lynch scores touchdown in Edmonton's win over OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Daily Chronicle

    Jordan Lynch only had one yard on one carry in the Edmonton Eskimos' home opener on Thursday, but he made it count. The former Northern Illinois star quarterback plunged his way through for a 1-yard touchdown run in the Eskimos' 46-17 victory over Ottawa.

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  18. Why You Should Potentially Be Excited About Derrick MarksRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | Liberty Ballers

    Derrick Marks can flat out score. One of four players since 2010, which is when Sports-Reference's database for advanced stats begins, with a Usage Rating over 35% and a True Shooting Percentage over 59%.

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  19. Babcock McGraw: Carlsen moving on up, coaching NIU HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Herald

    Lisa Carlsen wasn't just coaching when she led her Division II Lewis women's basketball team to an unlikely exhibition win over Northern Illinois in November. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  20. NIU's Sean Frazier on new women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen: 'She's a winner'Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    New NIU women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen speaks Tuesday at a press conference announcing her as the 10th coach in the program's history. NIU athletic director Sean Frazier and new women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen answer questions Tuesday at a press conference.

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