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  • Crystal Lake Central grad Lexi Harkins in 12th place at Illinois Women's Open

    Crystal Lake Central grad Lexi Harkins sits in a tie for 12th place at the 21st Illinois Women's Open after shooting two-over par for the second-conse ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • On Campus: Marian Central grad Taylor transfers from NIU to EIU to get playing time on football field

    Over the past three years, Scott Taylor has been part of a football program with 35 wins and three bowl game appearances.
    July 25, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • On Campus: Richmond-Burton grad Adam Pittser moves from QB to DE at Illinois State

    The first time Adam Pittser stepped on a football field, he discovered a position he truly enjoyed.“ ...
    July 17, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Photos: Ohio University athletics facilities

    A look at the athletic facilities at Ohio University. ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Photos: Belmont men's basketball facilities

    The facilities at Belmont, where Huntley grad Amanze Egekeze plays basketball. ...
    July 16, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Photos: Colgate football facilities

    The facilities at Colgate University, where Jacobs grad Bret Mooney plays quarterback. ...
    July 16, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Photos: Colgate football facilities

    The facilities at Colgate University, where Jacobs grad Bret Mooney plays quarterback. ...
    July 16, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Photos: University of Illinois football facilities

    A look at the football facilities at the University of Illinois ...
    July 16, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Photos: University of Minnesota football facilities

    A look at the football facilities at the University of Minnesota. ...
    July 16, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • Photos: University of Iowa football facilities

    Wyatt Blake got to see how professional football players train when he saw the Philadelphia Eagles facility as part of the NFL Prep Academy.
    July 15, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • College athletics: ACC financial rankings

    The latest installment of our conference financial rankings is the Atlantic Coast Conference.This al ...
    July 14, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Changes on the way for college athletes

    Fahn Cooper doesn’t have to think much when he’s asked what he missed most in the year he transferred from Division I Bowling Green to College of DuPa ...
    July 15, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Cost of attendance is here, but inconsistency remains

    Jon Steinbrecher wanted to be in lockstep.So when representatives from the so-called Power 5 confere ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • College sports: Q&A with MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher on cost of attendance

    Former Northwest Herald reporter Joey Kaufman had a conversation with Mid-American commissioner Jon Steinbrecher in March regarding the league's Cost ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • NCAA numbers: Big Ten, MAC and in-state financial aid, coach pay and donations

    Below is a list of financial data for NCAA Division I schools. Data is from schools' NCAA financial forms for 2013-14, acquired via public records req ...
    July 13, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Money matters: Series on college athletics and impact of money

    Our series on money, college athletics and its impact on the athletes who play sports at those institutions.
    July 16, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • College athletics: Power 5 conference financial rankings

    In 2011, just 22 college athletic departments turned a profit. Back in 2009, it was just 14, according to the NCAA.
    July 14, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • College athletics: Pac-12 Conference financial rankings

    The latest installment of our conference financial rankings is the Pac-12.The number that stands out ...
    July 13, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • College athletics: Big 12 financial rankings

    The Longhorn Network was supposed to give the University of Texas a decided advantage over the competition, so much so that it contributed to a rift w ...
    July 13, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • College athletics: Mid-American Conference financial rankings

    While the Mid-American Conference sits in the same general geographic area as the Big Ten - and its football teams have scored wins over big brother i ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • College athletics: SEC financial rankings

    The latest installment of our conference financial rankings is the Southeastern Conference.This data ...
    July 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • College athletics: Big Ten Conference financial rankings

    When Maryland and Rutgers moved to the Big Ten, it was never about better competition or natural rivalries.
    July 13, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • College baseball: Day in the life of locals at Chicago State

    CHICAGO – Up on the 18th story, windows stretch from the apartment’s wooden floors to its high ceilings, framing the Chicago skyline like a postcard. ...
    July 13, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Money providing big schools with huge advantage in recruiting

    The Wisconsin weight room was massive, but Amanze Egekeze remembers being immediately drawn to the centerpiece of the room.
    July 11, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • On Campus: Huntley grad Colin Lyman enjoying summer in Cape Cod League

    Living this summer and playing for the Brewster (Mass.) Whitecaps in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League has had its benefits for Colin Lyman.
    July 11, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • NCAA numbers: Big Ten, MAC and in-state revenue, facilities and recruiting spending

    Below is a list of financial data for NCAA Division I schools. Data is from schools' NCAA financial forms for 2013-14, acquired via public records req ...
    July 9, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • I'm Just Saying: Jacobs grad, Toledo football player Adam Kulon

    Jacobs graduate Adam Kulon will be entering his redshirt sophomore season for the Toledo football team this fall. He will do so in a new position. Aft ...
    July 4, 2015 - 4:01 pm
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