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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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  • NU's Robbins gets one-game suspension

    NU's Robbins gets one-game suspension
    The Big Ten imposed a one-game suspension Tuesday and issued a public reprimand of Northwestern defensive lineman C.J. Robbins, who was ejected Saturday for throwing a punch near the end of the NIU game. NU coach Pat Fitzgerald said after the game:...
  • Big Ten suspends Northwestern's Robbins

    The Sports Xchange Big Ten suspends Northwestern's Robbins The Big Ten issued a one-game suspension on Tuesday to Northwestern defensive lineman C.J. Robbins after he threw a punch and was ejected during the fourth quarter of the Wildcats' 23-15 loss to...
  • NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff underwent knee surgery Tuesday in Iowa City, Iowa, and is considered day to day by coach Kirk Ferentz. The Hawkeyes received more bad news when it was...
  • 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....
  • Wildcats try to pick up the pieces

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The season isn't exactly shattered for Northwestern after last Saturday's 23-15 home loss to Northern Illinois. But there's a lot of pieces to reassemble as the Wildcats spend an off...
  • Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'

    Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'
    When it rains, Northwestern normally goes inside, allowing the Wildcats to practice in comfort. Not Wednesday. And not only did the Wildcats work out in a driving rain, but there was also a heavy emphasis on conditioning drills. Mistakes prompted...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5
      As most of us know, strength of schedule is going to be an important factor considered by members of the new selection committee as they move forward in selecting the teams to qualify for the new College Football Playoff. That means wins against...
  • Glenbard West grad helps her school win

    Former Glenbard West standout Caleigh Ryan is Northwestern University's starting setter, and the sophomore had 39 assists against the University of Virginia as the Wildcats finished 3-0 and won their own Wildcat Classic over the weekend. The 5-foot-10...
  • Hinsdale Central grad McDowell plays close to home

    University of Virginia volleyball player Meghan McDowell was able to play close to home over the weekend. But McDowell, a redshirt-freshman setter, and her teammates, finished 0-3 at the Wildcat Classic at Northwestern University in Evanston. The 6-...
  • Preview: California at Arizona

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: California at Arizona California looks for its biggest win under second-year coach Sonny Dykes on Saturday when the Golden Bears visit Arizona, which won last season's matchup 33-28. The Golden Bears have lost 14 consecutive...
  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...