The basketball players at Northern Illinois University didn't get much sleep this summer because their workouts started at 6:30 a.m. The team also spent more time in the weight room than in years past, lifting four days a week instead of three. On Fridays, they joined the football team for quickness and agility drills.
The NFL's summer draft is upon us as nearly a half dozen players have decided to turn pro after being declared ineligible or partially suspended. Except for a few blips on the radar the supplemental draft usually offers sub-par prospects, but the excitement this year centers around several well known college players. Here are five prospects in the supplemental draft with a real chance to make it onto an active roster or practice squad come September, along with what pick a team should offer for the player.
A company that sold firearms merchandise to the Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University shooters also sold firearm accessories to a man who fatally shot three women in a Pennsylvania gym earlier this week.
A former student who killed five people at Northern Illinois University last Valentine's Day had been drummed out of the Army for hiding his psychiatric history and expressed admiration for famous murderers, CNN has learned.
The final chapter of the 60th annual Senior Bowl was completed on Saturday night after the team from the South defeated the North 35-18. Like the preceding week of practices, the game provided several performances of note and a few to forget.
The owner of a company that sold firearm merchandise to both the Virginia Tech University and Northern Illinois University shooters said he will sell his guns at cost for the next two weeks in hopes that "law-abiding" citizens will buy them to prevent similar tragedies.
A message scrawled in a university bathroom -- "Be prepared to die on 4/14" -- left not just the college's campus empty Monday, but also those of two adjoining high schools and a pair of nearby elementary schools
The revelation from Steven Kazmierczak's girlfriend that he had stopped taking an antidepressant a few weeks before his rampage at Northern Illinois University has reopened debate about whether the drug can cause violent behavior.
Northern Illinois University on Friday identified the man who fatally shot five people in a classroom as Steven P. Kazmierczak, whom police described as an award-winning student "revered" by colleagues and faculty.
A firearms dealer in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Friday confirmed a bizarre link between the graduate student accused of killing five people at Northern Illinois University and the gunman in last year's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech.
A gunman dressed in black walked from behind a curtain at the front of a large lecture hall Thursday at Northern Illinois University and shot 22 people, four fatally, then killed himself, authorities said.