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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • NCAA decision could change college sports

     NCAA decision could change college sports
    Northwestern's first football game is more than two weeks away, but fans are already speculating on possible bowl destinations, including the Outback Bowl, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Each bowl comes...
  • Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage

    Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage
    Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel's coverage area twice this fall. The Stallions, No. 6 in MaxPreps' preseason national rankings, will...
  • Franklin looking to build cohesion

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT In James Franklin's experience, sometimes the wrong play call isn't always a bad thing if every guy on the defense is carrying out that assignment. "A lot of times, I've seen that over...
  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...
  • Autonomy gives Big Ten coaches, players overdue voice

    CHICAGO — Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to...
  • NCAA approves autonomy for the 'Power 5' conferences

    The "Power 5" conferences will have more control in how they run their athletic programs after an historic vote by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday. A preliminary proposal for a new governance model for the ACC, Southeastern Conference,...
  • Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen

    Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen
    Last year, Northwestern introduced a new basketball coach in Chris Collins. This year? A new team. Seven of the 13 players on the roster never have suited up for Northwestern, including transfer Jeremiah Kreisberg (Yale) and walk-on Nick Seguara....
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Downers South: Cross country standout headed to Northwestern

    Former Downers Grove South cross country standout Haley Albers is taking her talent to Northwestern and the freshman is on the Wildcats' roster this fall. Albers was the MVP for South in 2013 and helped the team extend its streak of 15 straight...
  • Northwestern ranked No. 23, Wildcats look to bounce back from bumpy season

    Northwestern ranked No. 23, Wildcats look to bounce back from bumpy season
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title

    Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NU football game times set for first two games

    NU football game times set for first two games
    The Big Ten Conference announced start times for the first two Northwestern games of the 2014 season Wednesday, which should excite tailgating fans in Evanston. The Wildcats open the season at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 against Cal, a game that will air on...