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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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  • NU, DePaul agree to 5-year basketball series

    NU, DePaul agree to 5-year basketball series
    Northwestern and DePaul won’t meet this season in men’s basketball, but the schools have agreed to a five-year series beginning in 2015-16.   “As a Chicago native, I think it's terrific for basketball in the area,” NU coach Chris...
  • Alabama trustees approve $6.9-million salary for Nick Saban

    Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics. Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette

    Oak Park's Levin set to visit NU, Notre Dame, Marquette
    Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn. Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...
  • Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern

    Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern
    Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better. Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...
  • Northwestern to enhance football videoboards

    Northwestern to enhance football videoboards
    Northwestern football fans, rejoice: Your team is going to be looking bigger than ever. Maybe not so much on the field, but certainly if you peer just above it.   Northwestern announced Monday plans to upgrade the videoboards at Ryan Field in time for the...
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La Cañada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer. The tandem...
  • Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena

    Northwestern adding video boards to Welsh-Ryan Arena
    Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena. NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
  • Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football

    Oak Park's Lemke-Bell picks Northwestern football
    Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school. A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...
  • Pac-12 presidents reportedly push for NCAA reform

    Pac-12 presidents reportedly push for NCAA reform
      Presidents from the 12 schools in the Pac-12 are urging their counterparts from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC to push for sweeping changes to the NCAA including autonomy. The move was first reported by The Associated Press, which obtained a...
  • 10 Big Ten players to watch this college football season

    10 Big Ten players to watch this college football season
      Connor Cook leads a group of three Michigan State players on our list of 10 Big Ten players to watch this upcoming college football season. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska The Buzz: Nebraska finished with the third-best rushing offense in the Big Ten...