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NIU Names Spears Acting Athletic Director

Northern Illinois University announced today it has named Christian Spears its acting director of athletics.

670 The Score–04/04/2013

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NIU AD To Move To East Carolina

According to a report, Northern Illinois University vice president and director of athletics Jeff Compher is on the move.

670 The Score–03/06/2013

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NIU’s Bass Suspended After Incident With Toledo Band

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren suspended linebacker Jamaal Bass one game Wednesday for making contact with a Toledo band member as the team took the field before Tuesday’s thrilling 63-60 win over the Rockets.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

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Wisconsin Fans Not Flocking To Soldier Field For NIU Game

When Northern Illinois and Wisconsin announced they would play a game at Soldier Field Sept. 17, you couldn’t fault either school for expecting a sellout.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

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Huskies Football Named As One Of NCAA’s Best Academic Teams

On Tuesday, the North Illinois football team was named as one of the top academic teams in the country. The Huskies were one of only 14 FBS football teams to be honored with a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA.

670 The Score–05/17/2011

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NIU’s Butler Upgraded To ‘Serious’ Condition

NIU linebacker Devon Butler has been been upgraded from “critical” to “serious condition, according to officials at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was the victim of an off-campus shooting on Wednesday.