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  1. Recap: City of Gods win 86-79, Wright & Sweetney in Final 4 of TBTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Casual Hoya

    If you weren't lucky enough to be in DC for Kenner League this weekend, you still had the chance for a refresher dose of Georgetown Hoyas playing hoops in today's first matchup of The Basketball Tournament's Elite 8. Team City of Gods, featuring Chris Wright and Mike Sweetney, overcame a double-digit second half deficit to beat The Untouchables , a squad comprised almost exclusively of Pitt alumni, by a final score of 86-79. The Untouchables had already faced a team loaded with Big East foes; they eliminated Boeheim's Army in the previous round.

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  2. AAC 2016 Betting Preview: Houston Even-Money Favorite on Conference OddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BleacherReport

    The American Athletic Conference had its first conference championship game in 2015, with the Houston Cougars beating the Temple Owls 24-13 as 4.5-point chalk. With Championship MVP Greg Ward Jr. back for his senior year, the Cougars are listed as even-money favorites to repeat as champs at Ward may be a long shot to win the Heisman Trophy this season for Houston, but big things are still expected of the 5'11" native of Tyler, Texas.

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  3. A three-year starter for the Huskies, Fletcher signs with Normal CornbeltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Chronicle

    Former Northern Illinois baseball player Justin Fletcher signed a contract with the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League on Friday, the university announced on Monday. Fletcher was a three-year starter for the Huskies, starting all 56 games in center field and his .301 batting average was the second best for the Huskies.

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  4. Football Sunday: We'll recognize just about every starting quarterback in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Hustle Belt

    Collectively, it looks like it's going to be a competitive year with quarterbacks in the Mid-American Conference. Last year, five players became first-year starters under center, but that figure should shrink to two in 2016.

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  5. SportShorts for Saturday, June 25, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Dave Kemp's fourth career ace happened on June 14 on the 174-yard 11th hole at Thousand Hills Golf Course in Branson, Missouri. He used a 6-iron for the shot that was witnessed by Clayton Kemp and Andrew Harrison.

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  6. NIU basketball: Former Huskie selected by Celtics in second round of NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Just before the second round of the NBA Draft came to a close on Thursday, a former Northern Illinois men's basketball player became the Boston Celtics' final selection of the night. Nader, a native of Egypt, played two seasons for the Huskies before transferring to Iowa State for his final two years.

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  7. Jimmie Ward Progress with 49ers Shows Need for Patience with CornerbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NinerNoise

    Jimmie Ward's play improved significantly in 2015, with the strides he has made providing reason to be patient with the young cornerbacks on the San Francisco 49ers roster. As the San Francisco 49ers faltered in the final season under Jim Harbaugh in 2014, one of the decisions that attracted criticism was the one general manager Trent Baalke made to select defensive back Jimmie Ward with the No.

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  8. 2017 Northern Illinois Huskies Football Recruiting: Huskies nab three prospects in three daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Hustle Belt

    Rod Carey and his staff at Northern Illinois had a successful week on the recruiting trail, snatching three prospects from the midwest to play football in DeKalb. The first commit of the week was three-star athlete Jordan Rowell.

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  9. NIU men's basketball: Huskies announce addition of James, ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    The Northern Illinois men's basketball team officially announced on Wednesday the addition of transfer forward Lacey James and guard recruit Justin Thomas. James comes to the Huskies after playing one season at Rider, where he averaged 1.1 point and 1.1 rebounds in five minutes per game in 12 contests before transferring.

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  10. Veteran Courtney Stephen undaunted by challenge of moving to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Courtney Stephen runs onto the field during team practice in Regina on Saturday, November23, 2013. Stephen is unfazed by the challenge before him at the Hamilton Tiger-Cats training camp.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Courtney Stephen runs onto the field during team practice in Regina on Saturday, November23, 2013.

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  11. Veteran Courtney Stephen undaunted by challenge of moving to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    The six-foot, 199-pound native of Brampton, Ont., is making the shift from cornerback to free safety. Stephen is being counted upon to fill the huge void in Hamilton's secondary created by the loss of all-star Canadian Craig Butler , who's expected to miss the entire 2016 campaign.

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  12. Track: NIU fails to qualify anyone for nationals on Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    The season came to end for some of the Northern Illinois track team on Friday at the NCAA West Regionals in Lawrence, Kansas, with no Huskies qualifying for the national tournament. The Huskies still have two individuals on Saturday looking to qualify for the NCAA tournament.

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  13. Jimmie Ward doing some of everything in San Francisco 49ers' secondaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    San Francisco defensive back Jimmie Ward tackles Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate during an NFL game on Dec. 27, 2015, in Detroit. San Francisco defensive back Jimmie Ward doesn't care where he plays in the 49ers' secondary as long as he does.

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  14. NC State Football 2016 Team Preview: Mid-Era Doeren Life for the WolfpackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | One Foot Down

    Dave Doeren enters his 4th season in Raleigh and will try to shatter the glass ceiling of mediocrity surrounding NC State football. He'll also welcome Notre Dame to town this fall for the first regular season meeting between the two schools.

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  15. Ceja picks up first win as HuskieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Times

    Northern Illinois University red-shirt senior and former Marquette Academy pitcher Joey Ceja recently recorded his first career win for the Huskies. Ceja fired four innings of one-hit relief and struck out five in NIU's 9-5 Mid-American Conference win at Eastern Michigan.

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  16. College softball: NIU softball ousted from MAC tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    The Northern Illinois University softball team was ousted by Ohio on Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Tournament, dropping a 3-1 decision that ended NIU's season with a third-place finish after four days of softball at Firestone Stadium in Akron. In the losers' bracket final, the Huskies attempted to rally late against the Bobcats , scoring one run in the sixth when Jordyn Bowen tripled and scored on a clutch two-out single by Bekah Harnish.

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  17. NIU softball ousted from MAC tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    The Northern Illinois University softball team was ousted by Ohio on Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Tournament, dropping a 3-1 decision that ended NIU's season with a MAC third-place finish after four days of softball at Firestone Stadium in Akron. In the losers' bracket final, the Huskies attempted a late rally against the Bobcats , tallying one run in the sixth when Jordyn Bowen tripled and scored following a clutch two-out single by Bekah Harnish.

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  18. NIU softball: Naegele homers in Huskies' win over Broncos in first round of MAC tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Coming into the Mid-American Conference Tournament having lost five out of their final six games, the Huskies got a strong pitching performance from their ace and a crucial hit from one of their main sluggers to beat Western Michigan 3-1 in the first round on Wednesday morning at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. The No.

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  19. NIU softball: Frenz named MAC Freshman of the Year for HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    Northern Illinois pitcher Alex Frenz emerged as the Huskies' ace this season and was named the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year, the league announced on Tuesday. Senior catcher Emily Naegele and junior first baseman Kayti Grable were each named to the first team, while junior shortstop Kali Kossakowski and senior outfielder Caitlyn Warren joined Frenz on the second team.

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  20. Steelers sign ex-Mercyhurst back Brown-DukesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Erie Times News

    The other is Cameron Stingily, who played at Northern Illinois and was with the Steelers during the preseason in 2015 but suffered a knee injury during the Hall of Fame game on Aug. 9. The Steelers signed four players in all out of the camp, including wide receiver Marcus Tucker and cornerback Donald Washington. They released running backs Christian Powell and Rajion Neal, wideout Tobais Palmer and cornerback Isaiah Frey.

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