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Red Black Football Podcast (Week 3 at Michigan w/ Rocky Lombardi)

Red Black Football Podcast (Week 3 at Michigan w/ Rocky Lombardi)

Northern Star Staff September 15, 2021

After trailing by as many as 26 points, NIU had a potential program-record comeback denied in the last two minutes by the Wyoming Cowboys in a 50-43 loss. Thomas Hammock's team once again showed toughness and heart that won over fans at Huskie Stadium's...

Ruff Talk Episode One: Introduction & meet the squad

September 9, 2021

Welcome to Ruff Talk, the only podcast that's by the students, for the students. Join Noah Silver, Ally Formeller, Davione Barrow and Zak Ahmed as they talk about what's happening around NIU, the release of Drake's new album and the best hangover foods.

Red Black Football Podcast (Week 2 vs. Wyoming w/ Lance Deveaux Jr.)

Red Black Football Podcast (Week 2 vs. Wyoming w/ Lance Deveaux Jr.)

James Krause, Sports Editor September 8, 2021

NIU opened the season with a 22-21 upset victory over Georgia Tech with a thrilling finish that came down to the final minute. A touchdown drive led by junior quarterback Rocky Lombardi ended with a successful two-point conversion thanks to a highlight...

Red Black Football Podcast (Week 1 @ Georgia Tech w/ James Ester)

Red Black Football Podcast (Week 1 @ Georgia Tech w/ James Ester)

Northern Star Staff September 1, 2021

A new football season has arrived again, and NIU is more than ready to wipe the slate clean after an 0-6 record in 2020. The Huskies third campaign under head coach Thomas Hammock begins this Saturday in Atlanta when NIU faces the Georgia Tech Yellow...

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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