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'I'm Going There To Win

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — For Jordan Lynch, one big prize is still out there. Northern Illinois' star quarterback will find out Saturday in...

HIGHLIGHTS: Lynch's Record Night Keeps NIU's BCS Hopes Alive

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) — P.J. Fleck helped recruit quarterback Jordan Lynch to Northern Illinois so the first-year Western Michigan coach had a good ide...

Northern Illnois Star Breaks Record

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illino...

Illinois' Top Ten Universities

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.09.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We took the U.S. News & World Report's ranking of universities in America and boiled it down to Illinois schools.

Hoops Team Held To NCAA-Record Four Points In 1st Half

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.26.2013 | Sports

Four points. One ... two ... three ... four points is all the men's basketball team from Northern Illinois could manage during a first half for th...

Seminoles Overwhelm Northern Illinois

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

MIAMI — Anxious to avoid an Orange Bowl shocker, the Florida State Seminoles kept getting tricked. An onside kick fooled them, as did a fake pu...

Orange Bowl Matchup

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

TUESDAY No. 13 Florida State (11-2) vs. No. 16 Northern Illinois (12-1), 8:30 p.m. EST (ESPN) At Sun Life Stadium, Miami...

BCS Party Crashers

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Florida State's biggest weakness heading into their Orange Bowl game against Northern Illinois might be Midwestern geography. ...

Unlikely Heisman Contender

Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post We'll find out on Saturday night who will be the winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy, but just who will be in ...

REPORT: Northern Illinois Crashes BCS

AP | By RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Northern Illinois has been selected to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl, a person familiar with the decision told The Associate...

MAC Champs Lobbying For BCS Bid

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- After two straight Mid-American Conference titles, Northern Illinois coach Dave Doeren figures his team is worthy of a major reward. The H...

Man Who Found $150K In Garden May Get To Keep The Cash

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

The attorney representing an unemployed Illinois man who found two duffle bags containing approximately $150,000 in cash in his back yard last month i...

WATCH: Unemployed Illinois Man Finds $150,000 In His Backyard

Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

A man in northern Illinois found a valuable surprise in his backyard Tuesday afternoon: A duffle bag filled with stacks of $20 bills. As Wayne Saba...