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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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  • As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten

    As they prepare for Purdue, No. 11 Terps embrace life on the road in unfamiliar Big Ten
    The Maryland men's basketball team was collectively clueless about where it was Friday morning as the bus taking the Terps from their hotel to practice here at 47-year-old Mackey Arena rolled onto John R. Wooden Drive.
  • Bowled over by the NCAA's hypocrisy

    "We should pause now, before the trumpets really start to sound, and the luxury suites begin to ring with the barely disguised corporate corruption and plutocratic deceit, and before the entire shiny new circus of the College Football Playoff (presented...

    Tyra Buss more than just a scorer for Indiana women

    Tyra Buss entered her freshman season at Indiana with a lot to prove. The point guard from downstate Mount Carmel averaged more than 45 points per game as a senior and twice was voted Ms. Basketball of Illinois but never cracked the top 100 recruits in...

    5 to watch at Big Ten women's tournament

    5 to watch at Big Ten women's tournament
    Here are five players to watch when the Big Ten women's basketball tournament begins Wednesday. Kelsey News Coverage on Mazie K. Hirono - CTNow
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    Mazie K. Hirono

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    • The numbers don't lie: Women make more effective legislators than men

      Everyone knows that Congress does very, very little. The Washington Post crunched the numbers last year and found that, mathematically,"no Congress in 40 years has been paid more to pass less legislation." It's also a fact that Congress is heavily male. The current, 114th Congress has a record 104 women but that's 104 of 535 lawmakers inall. (And somehow we're supposed to cheer.) But what if these things are connected that men are less likely to introduce legislation and cut deals than women? It turns out that women have been considerably more likely than their male counterparts to get bills through, and to achieve that near-unicorn of modern Washington:bipartisan agreement.
    • Female senators urge NFL to adopt zero-tolerance abuse policy

      A group of 16 senators wrote to the NFL Thursday, asking the league to create a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence after a video was released of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his now-wife. "We were shocked and disgusted by the...

      Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy

      Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy
      Sixteen female senators have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence. Goodell recently instituted a policy with a six-game suspension for first-time domestic...

      Melinda Henneberger: With no chance of passing, women's health bill exists for political theater

      Remember the Democratic reaction to the GOP's repeated attempts to repeal, run over or hollow out Obamacare in ways that were never going to succeed? "Maybe when you hit your 50th repeal vote you will win a prize," President Barack Obama said mockingly....

      U.S. senators seek review of proposed Valeant buyout of Allergan

      Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new...