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Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university.
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university. « Show less

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  • March Madness menu: bison, buckeyes and boilermakers

     
    Who has a rooting interest? Did fans have a food tradition at your alma mater? Morton's is having a contest. If you guess the last four teams remaining, you can win dinner for four at a participating restaurant.I didn't find......
  • State notes: Bays leaves Maryland women for Purdue

    Forward Whitney Bays told the Journal and Courier of Lafayette, Ind., that she has transferred from Maryland to Purdue. She will have two years of eligibility starting in the 2013-14 season. The 2009 West Virginia Player of the Year appeared in 26...
  • Terps recruit Dowdy has 'all the potential in the world'

    Terps recruit Dowdy has 'all the potential in the world'
    Mike Laktash saw a change in DeShawn Dowdy, but couldn’t quite put his finger on what was different about the 6-foot-4, 220-pound athlete after he returned from a late-October visit to College Park. “He acted differently after the other...
  • A home away from home

    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is calling the Wildcats' trip to Houston for the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas a "road game," and you can see why. The opponent will be Texas A&M, located 100 miles from bowl site Reliant Stadium. Then again,...
  • Coppin men rally but fall at No. 24 Illinois, 80-63

    Coppin State has closed to within single digits in the second half against two Big Ten teams this season. The result was the same against host Illinois on Sunday night, however, as it was against Purdue: a loss. The Eagles fell, 80-63, to the...
  • World of hurt for Buckeyes

    The preseason talk in the Big Ten had Ohio State as the runaway favorite. Now, forward Jared Sullinger's mounting health issues raise questions about the No. 2 Buckeyes' national dominance and could have some conference teams eyeing an opening....
  • SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || F1 || Monaco Grand Prix || SPEED7:30 a.m. || || NASCAR || Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 || 45, 55:30 || || MLB || Kansas City@Orioles || MASN, 131:30 || || Tampa Bay@Boston || TBS1:30 || || Cubs@...
  • Ellicott City native Ryan Watson headed to Purdue

    Ellicott City native Ryan Watson headed to Purdue
    Ryan Watson sat down to watch the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Tuesday night with his mind “pretty much made up.” Purdue’s matchup with Western Michigan “didn’t have any impact” on Watson's college choice. But one...
  • Head of Class: Awards and accolades for area students

    The following students earned degrees from Drexel University, in Philadelphia. Jesse Fidati, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Maeve McKew, of Towson, Master of Science; Hannah Olin, of Lutherville, Bachelor of Science;...
  • Which Big Ten teams win, surprise in 2012?

    Ball carries Badgers Colleen Kane Chicago Tribune Wisconsin's Montee Ball will repeat as Big Ten offensive player of the year and carry the Badgers to a second consecutive conference title-game victory. Playing within a weakened division due to Ohio...
  • Those who know him say Bernard Pollard was made to be a Raven

    Those who know him say Bernard Pollard was made to be a Raven
    The handwritten list is posted on his mirror at home, so it's the first thing Bernard Pollard sees when he wakes up in the morning and the last thing he views before he goes to bed. If he ever needs a reminder during the hours in between, another copy...
  • Illini QB Lunt expected to return against Purdue

    Illini QB Lunt expected to return against Purdue
    CHAMPAIGN — The starting quarterback was injured and his replacement threw three interceptions. But most of the questions surrounding Illinois’ quarterbacks on Monday were about the role of third-stringer Aaron Bailey. Wes Lunt is expected...