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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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  • Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations CHICAGO -- Wisconsin might have some rebuilding ahead as it replaces 13 starters from a team that went 9-4 last fall -- including 10 that went to the NFL....
  • Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play

    Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play
    LAS VEGAS — The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors. McDermott, whose calmness under pressure is as apparent as his shooting ability,...
  • Penn State hires Annapolis native to lead program

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State hired Annapolis native Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. The 54-year-old Barbour replaces David Joyner, who announced he was resigning...
  • 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....
  • Fitzgerald sinks winning putt, zings Nebraska

    Fitzgerald sinks winning putt, zings Nebraska
    Northwestern had trouble closing games last season. Based on the debacles at Nebraska and against Michigan, that’s putting it mildly. So maybe this means something. Coach Pat Fitzgerald sank a 7-foot birdie putt on the final hole Monday at...
  • 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,...
  • Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says cheating pays in the NCAA

    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said this week it's easier for athletic programs to cheat these days because the NCAA has become overwhelmed with other legal issues that occupy its time and energy. "Enforcement is broken," Bowlsby said Monday at Big...
  • Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald sticking to commitment policy

    Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald sticking to commitment policy
    Pat Fitzgerald is not about to alter his policy that might have led to the decommitments of two four-star players. Scout.com first reported that running back Andrew Dowell and defensive back David Dowell, the twins from Ohio who pledged to...
  • Big Ten teams lament Rose Bowl implications

    CHICAGO The addition of a playoff to determine a college football national champion had Big Ten coaches thinking about tradition on the second day of Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. The new system comes with a revamped bowl season, one that forsakes old...
  • Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois

     Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois
    Rod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month. And the mere idea of looking ahead to the second game on...
  • Big Ten hopes future schedules pay off with playoff berth

    CHICAGO — The Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games in 2016 will enable each school to face every Big Ten team at least once in a four-year span. But it will also phase out nonconference matchups with Football Championship Series programs....
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...