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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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  • Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover

    Commentary: Quest for big money could leave Terps with BIG hangover
    I've been a University of Maryland athletics fan as long as I can remember and I'm graduate of a Big Ten school - Northwestern - so last week's announced move of Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten ought to be a great marriage for...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity

    Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity
    While it may be unusual for high school players to get red cards in a scrimmage, when the intensity would figure to be less severe than a regular-season match, Laurel High School head boys soccer Eric Ferguson wasn't apologizing for the behavior of his...
  • New Hampshire worried about Towson RB Terrance West

    New Hampshire worried about Towson RB Terrance West
    As the New Hampshire football team prepares for its Colonial Athletic Association opener against No. 3 Towson on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, the Wildcats will probably take some time studying the 13th-ranked defense in the Football Championship...
  • Notebook: Hood makes Barber the youngest coach in Division III lacrosse

    Notebook: Hood makes Barber the youngest coach in Division III lacrosse
    Frederick native Brad Barber has been promoted to head coach of the Hood men’s lacrosse program, making the 23-year-old the youngest head lacrosse coach in NCAA Division III, the school announced Wednesday. Barber served as a graduate assistant for...
  • Terps Trio: Football tickets vs. W.Va., 2017 hoops recruit, Stefon Diggs

    Terps Trio: Football tickets vs. W.Va., 2017 hoops recruit, Stefon Diggs
    Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Maryland is curently trying to encourage football fans with a couple of early season packages, one of which includes an...
  • Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse

    Move to Big Ten could create uncertainty for Maryland lacrosse
    Quint Kessenich equates the move to a college football power leaving the SEC. "I don't see any positive for the lacrosse program," the ESPN analyst says of the University of Maryland's jump to the Big Ten Conference. "You're talking about the potential...
  • Big 33 Football Classic 'important' for Maryland, Terps' Randy Edsall says

    Big 33 Football Classic 'important' for Maryland, Terps' Randy Edsall says
    One of Randy Edsall's goals in his final year at Susquehannock High School in Glen Rock, Pa., was to be named to the Pennsylvania roster for the Big 33 Football Classic. Although he wasn't selected for the 1976 game despite being an all-state...
  • Maryland helped pave Johns Hopkins' road to Big Ten

    Maryland helped pave Johns Hopkins' road to Big Ten
    The Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team’s move to the Big Ten as the conference’s first affiliate member in any sport was assisted by the program’s biggest rival. Maryland, which has battled the Blue Jays 110 times, proposed to the...
  • Maryland's lingering lacrosse question has now been answered

    Maryland's lingering lacrosse question has now been answered
    Maryland’s decision to join the Big Ten last year prompted plenty of speculation about how the school’s most popular sports – football and men’s basketball – would fare in a new conference. But it also prompted this...
  • Q&A

    On Monday the Big Ten Conference and Johns Hopkins announced that the school would be an affiliate member in men's lacrosse beginning with the 2015 season. Here are some key questions about the Blue Jays' move from independent status: What does it mean...
  • Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships

    Previewing this weekend's men's and women's college lacrosse championships
    MEN'S Division I semifinals No. 7 seed Duke (14-5) vs. Cornell (14-3) Saturday, 2:30 Comment: The unseeded Big Red have won six of nine meetings with the Blue Devils, but Duke has won both contests in the NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils are...