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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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  • Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame vs. Purdue

    Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame vs. Purdue
    TV/Radio: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium; NBC-5, WLS-AM 890. Records: Notre Dame 2-0, Purdue 1-1. Line: Notre Dame by 271/2. Last meeting: Notre Dame won 31-24 on Sept. 14, 2013 in West Lafayette, Ind. On the offensive: This could be...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Thank you, Gov. Chris Christie. By lifting the ban on sports wagering at New Jersey casinos and racetracks, you have made this column a must-read for the fine folks of your state. Indiana (minus 7.5) at Bowling Green: You know times are tough when you...
  • Viewers' guide to college football

    Viewers' guide to college football
    MORNING Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1) 9 a.m., ESPN2 Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005. Boise...
  • Preview: Northern Illinois at Northwestern

    The first week of September seems a tad premature to talk about must-win situations, but Northwestern faces a critical early season matchup when it hosts Northern Illinois on Saturday. After being surprised last weekend at home by an improved California...
  • Preview: Purdue at Notre Dame

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Purdue at Notre Dame After destroying one Big Ten team, No. 11 Notre Dame looks to do the same to another when it takes on Purdue on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Fighting Irish vaulted four spots up...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • Quarterback uncertainty for Boilermakers

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT After struggling in last week's loss to Central Michigan, sophomore quarterback Danny Etling has officially run out of rope. That doesn't mean he won't start against Notre Dame this weekend....
  • Restored scholarships most important to Penn State

    When football recruiting experts, real or imagined, attach a ranking or stars to a recruit, they're really setting odds. The more stars, the better the odds of a payoff for the school that lands the recruit. That's all it is. In football, more than most...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1=3

    two interceptions and the running game was a non-factor. Penn State coach James Franklin became the first Penn State coach in 84 years to start with a 2-0 record. The last was Bob Higgins in 1930. Next: at Rutgers, Sept. 13. PURDUE (1-1, 0-0) Game:...
  • Big Ten nightmare makes playoff path clearer for A&M, Baylor, OU

    At some point this week, three local coaches with teams in the mix for College Football Playoff berths need to channel their inner Jimmy Fallon, cue the music and break out the pen and paper. It only seems appropriate for Baylor's Art Briles, Texas A&M's...
  • Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game

     Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game
    A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team. The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...