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The NIU Quarterback Carousel….

NIU's offense lines up against Presbyterian's defense on Thursday night (photo take by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   Who knew that Jordan Lynch's legacy with the Northern Illinois Huskies would make it so difficult for head coach Rod Carey to choose the teams next quarterback. Matt McIntosh, Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie continue to fight to be the next full-time starting quarterback for NIU Football ...

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The Post Jordan Lynch Era Has Begun At NIU

NIU quarterbacks Matt McIntosh, Anthony Maddie and Drew Hare warm up before the game (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports)   DE KALB- The Northern Illinois Huskies began both the 2014 season, and the post Jordan Lynch era, Thursday night with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College from the FCS. For weeks everyone was wondering who the starting quarterback would be on opening night. NIU head c ...

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Northern Illinois Still Undecided On Starting Quarterback Position

NIU will open the 2014 season at Huskie Stadium (pictured) against FCS school Presbyterian on August 28th (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   DE KALB- With just 10 days remaining until the opening kick off of the season, the Northern Illinois Huskies are still trying to put things together on the football field. The team has been undergoing some position battles in training camp over the l ...

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Everett Golson Is Once Again Notre Dame’s Quarterback

  In what probably won't come as a surprise to Notre Dame Fighting Irish football fans, Everett Golson was named the starting quarterback for the 2014 season on Wednesday. Golson spent most of the summer, as well as spring football earlier this year, competing for the starting job against sophomore Malik Zaire. Even though many suspected that head coach Brian Kelly planned on having Golson start under ...

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Backup Quarterbacks Will Take The Spotlight In The Bears Preseason Opener

  Chicago Bears fans are buzzing with anticipation as Friday night's preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles draws near. The fan base is looking forward to seeing how their team has improved, especially on defense, over the last year. Unfortunately, Friday's exhibition opener won't say much because the projected starters won't see much playing time. Instead, it'll be the reserves that will get ...

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Wolves lose 4-2, Marlies take a 2-0 series lead

  ROSEMONT- The Wolves offense has been stagnent since getting past Rochester in the first round. After losing the second round opener to the Toronto Marlies 5-2 on Friday night, they struggled to find the net again in a 4-2 loss on Saturday night. The Wolves struggled in the first period, showed some life in the second, and finally found some energy in the third. Unfortunately it was not enough. Despi ...

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10 Reasons the Crosstown Cup Might Be Losing Its Spark

The White Sox may have won the Crosstown Cup, but the series itself has lost its spark. Now don't get me wrong. Watching Paulywood slam a 3-run double had me jumping around like we won the World Series, but if you've listened to Ken "Hawk" Harrelson the past three nights or have actually gone to a Crosstown Cup game yourself, you know that the big: “It just ain’t what it used to be.” The White Sox have alre ...

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Wolves win 4-2, advance to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs

  ROSEMONT- In what had already been a hard fought first round Calder Cup Playoff series with the Rochester Americans, the Chicago Wolves needed a fifth game to finally settle things. And settling things is exactly what they did with a 4-2 victory. They take the series 3-2 and send Rochester home to start an early summer vacation. The Wolves began the scoring just 2:02 into the game thanks to forward S ...

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5 Reasons to Love Jose Abreu

Yes, Jose Abreu is putting up slugger stats that should make any upcoming opponent nervous, but it just so happens that there’s more to love about Abreu than numbers and power alone. So let's take a look at what makes Abreu so great, impressive stats aside: His game demeanor is polite and polished. At the beginning of the season, I overheard a pair of Cleveland fans say, “Oh man, this guy’s from Cuba? He’s ...

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What’s next for Chicago State?

  The men's basketball program at Chicago State University has made some buzz over the past two seasons. It started in 2013 when they won the Great West Tournament (their first ever conference title) and played in the College Insider Tournament (their first ever postseason bid). Then during the offseason they joined the Western Athletic Conference upon the dissolution of the Great West. A new conferenc ...

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