Central Michigan Basketball Player Nearly Crushed By Collapsing Hoop

Northern Illinois center Pete Rakocevic threw down a dunk during Saturday night's game, and as Central Michigan forward John Simons went to inbound the ball, everyone realized that the hoop was slowly collapsing. Simons was quick enough to get out of the way, but that was frighteningly close. » 3/01/15 4:04pm 3/01/15 4:04pm

Forbes's 2012 List Of The Most Valuable Teams In College Football Reads…

Forbes's latest best guess at the most valuable college football programs is out, and if you're a Texas fan, congratulations: Your slavering devotion to the Death Star of the Big 12 has paid off once again. You're number one! Granted, you're in the "also receiving votes" category in the AP's poll of on-the-field… » 12/22/12 3:25pm 12/22/12 3:25pm

NIU Football Player Faces Assault Charges For Bulldozing A Band Member

Northern Illinois linebacker Jamaal Bass (No. 6 in the video, No. 1 in our hearts) was suspended for two games after an incident in November, when he ran over a poor Toledo band member. The trouble's not over: an Ohio grand jury has indicted Bass on one count of felonious assault and one count of misdemeanor… » 3/19/12 7:20pm 3/19/12 7:20pm

Northern Illinois Linebacker Suspended For Sacking Opposing Band Member

When you're on a defense that gives up 60 points in regulation, that's reason enough to be suspended. But NIU linebacker Jamaal Bass earned his suspension the hard way, by knocking over a Toledo band member before the matchup Tuesday night. Huskies coach Dave Doeren announced the suspension this afternoon,… » 11/02/11 6:20pm 11/02/11 6:20pm

There Is No D In Toledo: Here's All 123 Points From Last Night's MAC…

The MAC nursed a Halloween hangover and showed up to work dressed in a defense-phobic WAC costume as Northern Illinois beat Toledo last night 63-60, the highest-scoring regulation game in conference history. It was a score more familiar to NBA fans, watching because there were no NBA games on the night that sport's… » 11/02/11 10:20am 11/02/11 10:20am