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Huskies to honor former Athletics Director Bob Brigham

Photo of an NIU football helmet with Bob Brigham’s initials
Northern Illinois University student-athletes from all 17 sports will honor the memory of iconic former Director of Athletics Robert J. Brigham, by wearing patches or stickers bearing his initials throughout the 2014-15 academic year. “RJB” stickers will be worn on the helmets of the football, baseball and softball teams, while patches bearing the initials will be…

Rod Carey to host Inside Huskie Football radio program at Fatty’s

Rod Carey
Inside Huskie Football, the weekly radio show featuring Northern Illinois University head coach Rod Carey kicks off its 2014 schedule at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Fatty’s Pub & Grille in DeKalb. The show will be broadcast live on Chicago’s AM 560 The Answer and on WCPT 92.5 FM in DeKalb. Fans in the area are…

The ‘eyes’ have it: Huskies unveil new basketball floor

New basketball floor
NIU Athletics and the NIU Convocation Center unveiled a new basketball floor and court design today. The new surface is just the second for the Huskies in the Convocation Center, replacing the original floor that debuted with the building in 2002. Along with a new court design, the new floor also includes increased padding to help cushion…

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