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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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  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Larry Scott criticizes ruling on Northwestern players' union efforts

    Larry Scott may be the Pac-12 commissioner, but he is concerned about what’s going on in the Big 10. Scott weighed in on the Northwestern situation this week with an opinion piece in USA Today. The Northwestern players are attempting to unionize,...
  • Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern

    Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern
    By following in his brother's footsteps, Wheaton Warrenville South junior outside linebacker Tommy Vitale provided his family some relief for future travel plans. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Vitale announced his plan to join his older brother, Dan, by...
  • Northwestern calls ruling on athlete unionizing 'faulty' in NLRB filing

    Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the...
  • College athletes seek union representation

    College athletes seek union representation
    For the first time, college athletes have officially asked to be represented by a labor union. A new group called the College Athletes Players Assn. has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board, saying the athletes deserve a say in the rules that...
  • Welcome to Orlando City SC's new home at the Sentinel

    Welcome to Orlando City SC's new home at the Sentinel
    Orlando City has yet to break ground on its new soccer stadium, but the club can claim at least one new home. As the Lions make their transition into Major League Soccer over the next year, the Sentinel is dedicated to increasing our coverage of the...
  • NU edges Minnesota for third straight road win

    NU edges Minnesota for third straight road win
    Northwestern's reign of terror continued on Saturday against host Minnesota at Williams Arena, as the Wildcats continued to be the story of the Big Ten Conference. Guard Trey Demps hit a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left, breaking a 52-52 tie and lifting...
  • Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA

    Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA
      When Kain Colter stood up in front of the media Tuesday, it wasn’t as a star college football player. Those days are done, but it didn’t stop the former Northwestern quarterback from making what some believe to be a game-changing play....
  • ESPN's Dick Vitale answers five good questions

    ESPN's Dick Vitale answers five good questions
      Dick Vitale has had a front-row seat to some of the greatest games over the last 35 years of broadcasting college basketball. That includes last Friday’s overtime thriller between Syracuse and Duke – one of the best games of the season...
  • USC baseball shows signs of life with sweep of Northwestern

    Absent from the NCAA baseball playoffs since 2005, 12-time champion USC has been struggling to rid itself of mediocrity, and this weekend's three-game sweep of visiting Northwestern could be a step in the right direction. Second-year Coach Dan Hubbs has...
  • Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15

    Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15
    The Big Ten Conference will go through its first expansion since the addition of Nebraska in 2011 with the addition of Maryland (ACC) and Rutgers (AAC) this season. The two new schools will bring the league’s total to 14 teams and will create some...
  • NU lacrosse forced indoors again

    NU lacrosse forced indoors again
    The weather has forced the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team to move a second straight game out of Evanston to an indoor facility. The No. 4 Wildcats (3-0) will meet No. 12 Notre Dame (2-2) at the Lake Barrington Field House Wednesday at 8:30 p....