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Huffs Hoops: The Last Dance highlights change in NBA rivalries

Huff’s Hoops: “The Last Dance” highlights change in NBA rivalries

By Jarrett Huff | April 28, 2020

Episodes three and four of ESPN 30 for 30’s “The Last Dance” aired Sunday, giving us arguably some of the best two hours in the documentary series’ history. From Ron Harper’s criticism of Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach Lenny Wilkens decision...

FILE - In this June 7, 2009, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) points to a player behind him after making a basket in the closing seconds against the Orlando Magic in Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals, in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Huskies remember Kobe “the Mamba” Bryant

By Jarrett Huff | January 29, 2020

DeKALB — Kobe Bryant impacted an entire generation. While he was trying to “be like Mike,” the kids watching were trying to be like Kobe. Some of those kids have continued to play the game he loved beyond their childhood years, and Bryant remains...

A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

By Jarrett Huff | November 13, 2019
Head Coach Julie Colhoff has a word with sophomore defender Jenna Lewey Sept. 15, 2019, during NIU's 2-1 loss against Loyola University – Chicago at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.   

The Rant

By Jimmy Johnson | September 12, 2011
The New York Times. "All the news that's fit to print." A bold pronouncement announces to the world, ‘we give you the stories that matter.' The Mecca of newspapers, specifically Lee Jenkins, highlighted NIU and MAC football. Eloquently written and filled with clever writing, Mr. Jenkins used ruggedly romantic prose. Touchdown to you Mr. Jenkins. You correctly labeled NIU as a March Madness-esque No. 12 seed.
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