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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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  • Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals

    Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals
    The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money. That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week. A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
  • 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...
  • NU to restrict sale of numbered jerseys

    NU to restrict sale of numbered jerseys
    Northwestern football fans will have to work a little harder to show love for their favorite players. As reported by ESPN.com, Northwestern, Texas A&M and Arizona will not sell jerseys this season with numbers that reflect current players. An NU...
  • College Update: Rachel Fox helps make history for Chapman tennis

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Rachel Fox (La Caņada 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 football players vote on union; results not known yet

    Northwestern football players finished voting Friday on whether or not to be represented by a union, but the results won’t be known any time soon. The balloting at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., concluded at noon Central time, according to...
  • 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...
  • Northwestern makes 10th straight lacrosse Final Four

    Northwestern makes 10th straight lacrosse Final Four
    For the last week, Northwestern lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller did her best to get into Kat DeRonda’s head. Amonte Hiller wanted to encourage the senior from Carthage, N.Y., who had lost her starting attack position in early May and would...
  • Illinois ranked No. 97, Illini need help from defense to score more Big Ten wins

    Illinois ranked No. 97, Illini need help from defense to score more Big Ten wins
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s Littlepage, VT's Babcock opine on proposed NCAA reforms

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s Littlepage, VT's Babcock opine on proposed NCAA reforms
    With many of its core principles under siege in the courts — think Northwestern football’s unionization effort and Ed O’Bannon’s ongoing lawsuit — and with the NCAA scrambling to offer meaningful reforms, college athletics...
  • 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...