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Jim Bradley
NIU Athletics has unveiled a multi-layered display at the Convocation Center to permanently commemorate an iconic moment in its history – the October 1971 Sports Illustrated photo shoot of the Huskies’ basketball “Player of the Century” Jim Bradley, by world-renowned sports photographer Heinz Kluetmeier. Bradley, NIU’s sophomore phenom, was photographed by Kluetmeier for Sports Illustrated’s...
Kristen Myers
Everyone is talking about this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover, which some are saying pushes the limits of good taste. The chatter is nothing new, says NIU’s Kristen Myers, a Presidential Teaching Professor in the Department of Sociology and director of Women’s Studies at NIU. What is new, Myers says, is that the cover model’s...
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago/Mt. Carmel) earned Associated Press’ All-America Team as the second team all-purpose player and an honorable mention quarterback on Sports Illustrated’s All-America Team. Lynch finished the regular season as the nation’s leader in rushing (1,771) and total offense (4,753). He becomes the first Huskie to be honored by the AP...