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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)...
  • NU draws Bradley in NCAA soccer opener

    NU draws Bradley in NCAA soccer opener
    A loss in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and the likely loss of its No. 1 ranking did not keep the Notre Dame men’s soccer team from a high seed and first-round bye in the 48-team NCAA tourney. And a late-season slump,...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech, ACC excel in latest NCAA graduation survey

    Most ACC schools, including Virginia Tech and Virginia, continue to outpace their Division I and power-conference peers in graduating athletes. Among the four Division I institutions in Hampton Roads, only William and Mary trumps national averages for...
  • 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...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Kentucky is only 3-13 against the spread its last 16 road games. The Wildcats are 7-19 against the spread their...
  • Big Ten football standings (graduation-rates edition)

     
    The NCAA released its annual report of student-athlete graduation rates Thursday, which produced an overall success rate of 82 percent, the highest-ever according to the organization's figures. Read more about the NCAA's report on graduation-success rates...
  • Idle Lehigh drops one spot in The Sports Network national football top-25 poll

     
    The Sports Network FCS Top 25 College Football Poll Team (First-place votes) 2013 Record Points Previous Rank 1. North Dakota State Bison (145) 1-0 3793 1 2. Eastern Washington Eagles (7) 1-0 3564 4 3. Montana State Bobcats 1-0 3319 2 4. Sam Houston State...
  • 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."...
  • Two and oh! Chi-ca-go!

    Two and oh! Chi-ca-go!
    Warning: Far too much love being shown in this column. Disclaimer: It's early, things are still good. Now, the column. Let's just keep our emotions in check. It's only one game. But baby, let's dream anyway! The Bears should be 2-0 after this week....
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview

    Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview
    It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August.  Baseball?  The U.S. Open?  That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
  • Goal surge earns NU's Calistri national honor

    Goal surge earns NU's Calistri national honor
    As a freshman, Joey Calistri led the Northwestern men's soccer team in scoring with nine goals. The sophomore from Deerfield began this season with none in the team's first four games (including two exhibitions), a statistic Calistri found more...
  • 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...