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The Headliners: Meyers Leonard, Russell Wilson and a year since all sports shut down

The Headliners: Meyers Leonard, Russell Wilson and a year since all sports shut down

Northern Star Staff March 14, 2021

Jarrett Huff, Wes Sanderson, James Krause and Waleed Alamleh discuss some of the major topics of the week. The Headliners talk about Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard's racist slur on his Twitch live stream. Following that, Jarret steers the discussion...

The Headliners podcast: Tiger Woods, NBA All-Stars, LeBron vs Zlatan, NBA nerds and more!

The Headliners podcast: Tiger Woods, NBA All-Stars, LeBron vs Zlatan, NBA nerds and more!

Northern Star Staff March 4, 2021

This week on the Headliners, Jarrett Huff, James Krause, Wes Sanderson and Waleed Alamleh discuss their reactions to Tiger Woods' tragic car accident and give their thoughts on some of the 2021 NBA All-Star selections. They also discuss Seattle Seahawks...

The Headliners podcast: Super Bowl LV preview

The Headliners podcast: Super Bowl LV preview

Northern Star Staff February 6, 2021

Jarrett Huff, James Krause, Wes Sanderson and Kyle Mathas talk about Super Bowl LV, including some of their predictions, prop bets and the halftime show.

Headliners Podcast: Looking back at the sports world in 2020

Headliners Podcast: Looking back at the sports world in 2020

Northern Star Staff February 1, 2021

Jarrett Huff, James Krause, Wes Sanderson and Kyle Mathas look back at some of the moments in sports during 2020 at Northern Illinois University or outside of it. In the podcast, they discuss the rocky start of 2020 including Kobe Bryant's...

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Red Black Football Podcast (12/18) 2020 Season Wrap-Up

James Krause and Mike Knapp December 19, 2020

The Huskies brought the fight to Eastern Michigan, but did not take home the win in a 41-33 battle to close their season. James Krause and Mike Knapp talk about what's next for the program after a winless COVID-19 shortened season. The two discuss returning...

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Red Black Football Podcast (Eastern Michigan)

James Krause and Mike Knapp December 11, 2020

The Huskies found themselves with a chance to snatch their first win of the season entering the fourth quarter last week, but 17-unanswered points gave the Toledo Rockets the 41-24 win. NIU tries to pick up the pieces and avoid a winless season when they...

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Red Black Football Podcast 12/3 (Toledo) with Jordan Gandy

James Krause and Mike Knapp December 5, 2020

NIU was close but no cigar in their quest to knock off the undefeated Western Michigan Broncos, losing 30-27 thanks to a late field goal. What was the difference in the Huskies closest contest of the year? Mike Knapp and James Krause breakdown the game...

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Red Black Football Podcast 11/25 with Cole Tucker (Western Michigan)

James Krause and Mike Knapp November 27, 2020

The Huskies were close but no cigar in the Battle for the Bronze Stalk, coming up short against Ball State and dropping to 0-3. Halfway through the season, NIU now searches to knock off the only undefeated team in the West division, the Western Michigan...

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Red Black Football Podcast 11/2 with Kyle Pugh (Buffalo)

James Krause and Mike Knapp November 2, 2020

It's baaaack. After an offseason of doubt, NIU football is back and starts with a big cross-conference meeting with the Buffalo Bulls on Wednesday night. Reporter James Krause and columnist Mike Knapp are back as well, talking about the changes to expect...

Nascar drivers Kyle Busch, left, and Corey LaJoie, right, join other drivers and crews as they push the car of Bubba Wallace to the front of the field prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega Ala., Monday June 22, 2020. In an extraordinary act of solidarity with NASCAR’s only Black driver, dozens of drivers pushed the car belonging to Bubba Wallace to the front of the field before Monday’s race as FBI agents nearby tried to find out who left a noose in his garage stall over the weekend.

The Headliners: Bubba Wallace, the Confederate Flag ban and NASCAR becoming more progressive

June 26, 2020

James and Jarrett return after a long hiatus thanks in part to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The two long-time NASCAR fans discuss one of the most important events in NASCAR's history that has come in the wake of George Floyd's death.

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