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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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  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
  • Big Ten preview: Northwestern

     Big Ten preview: Northwestern
    Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays. "He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure." Thursday is date night for...
  • Wisconsin's Andersen officially still miffed

    Wisconsin's Andersen officially still miffed
    Gary Andersen calls it "the game that never ended." The standings say otherwise, but good luck finding a Big Ten football fan who won't sympathize with Wisconsin's first-year head coach. "The kids are getting over it," Andersen said Tuesday on the Big...
  • Lehigh football team remains nationally ranked in two polls after amazing win

     
    Among many other things, Lehigh's amazing come-from-behind win on Saturday in double-overtime allowed the Mountain Hawks to stay in the national FCS rankings. Lehigh remained at No. 19 in the FCS coaches poll and No. 22, up one spot, in The Sports Network...
  • Could top jobs tempt NU's Fitzgerald?

    Could top jobs tempt NU's Fitzgerald?
    Hang around Northwestern alums and football fans, and invariably the conversation turns to this question: Would Pat Fitzgerald ever leave? Is there a job that Fitzgerald would consider taking? And how long would it take for him to remove "Go, Cats!"...
  • Week 4 | Friday night football updates

    Week 4 | Friday night football updates
    Follow @ChiTribPreps on Twitter for live updates all night. At a game, update using hashtag #TribFB. HALFTIME No. 1 Mount Carmel 21, Brother Rice 10 It was legendary coach Frank Lenti’s birthday Friday, but it’s safe to say nobody was...
  • Fumble It Away Or Recover: Coaches Often Face A Turning-Point Season

    Fumble It Away Or Recover: Coaches Often Face A Turning-Point Season
    After beginning his UConn tenure with consecutive 5-7 records, coach Paul Pasqualoni faces a pivotal season. The Huskies are moving into a new conference and have an opportunity to add some victories and perhaps return to a bowl game for the first time...
  • College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for

    College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for
    To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013: 1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback? Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
  • 25 reasons to be pumped for college football

    25 reasons to be pumped for college football
    Let the angels rejoice from the heavens. College football is back! To help get your football juices flowing, here are 25 reasons to be pumped for this season. 1. Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair taught us, "To be the man, you've gotta beat the man."...
  • Beware of Bears diva

    Beware of Bears diva
    The preseason is over and we can finally get down to the serious business of worrying. I'm only worried about Brandon Marshall right now. I feel like the diva in him took one year off and is ready to come back with a much stronger year. Which is sad...
  • No. 19 Lyons: Fiedler ready to be QB

    No. 19 Lyons: Fiedler ready to be QB
    Tommy Fiedler knew even a school-record performance probably wouldn't be enough to unseat the injured, established quarterback he was filling in for on a one-game basis last season. Less clear was whether the 287 yards the then-sophomore threw for in...
  • Ohio State-Wisconsin prime-time dandy

    Ohio State-Wisconsin prime-time dandy
    The Big Ten's Saturday prime-time game will pit The Abnormal vs. The Absurd. In one corner stands Ohio State, which has never lost under coach Urban Meyer. Sixteen up, 16 down. "To win that many games in a row," Meyer said Tuesday during the Big Ten's...