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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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  • Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic prepare for PIAA 3A tournament; three area 4A teams competing

    Bethlehem Catholic, Central Catholic prepare for PIAA 3A tournament; three area 4A teams competing
    Bethlehem Catholic and Central Catholic have proved to be the cream of the crop in the area throughout the girls basketball season. They've already met twice — once in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference finals and once in the District 11 3A...
  • 'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'

    'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'
    Was there ever a "Golden Age of Chicago Sports"? Many Chicagoans would cite the 1990s, when the legendary Michael Jordan-led Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years. Those Bulls were certainly Chicago's best ever, but it was hardly a golden age,...
  • Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day

    Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day
    Arthur Ray Jr. is a long shot to make it in the NFL. If he's lucky, he might get a training camp invite. He knows the odds are stacked against him. The 25-year-old offensive lineman from Division II Fort Lewis in Durango, Colo., was the oldest player at...
  • Big Ten quarterback battles to watch this spring

    Big Ten quarterback battles to watch this spring
      A handful of Big Ten teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback. Iowa, Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State all have questions heading into camp. That being said, keep an eye out for these quarterback battles this spring:...
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Illini crush Northwestern 86-60

    Illini crush Northwestern 86-60
    CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis. The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with an  86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center. Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
  • Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue

    Northwestern Game Day: Looking to end misery against Purdue
    After six straight losses, Northwestern is almost at a loss for words to explain their heart-wrenching defeats. Saturday evening the Wildcats try to put an end to the nonsense when they host Purdue. The margin of defeat for Northwestern in the last five...
  • Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement

    Terps are still in good shape, but there are areas for improvement
    The Maryland men’s basketball team's overall record and body of work throughout the 2014-15 season have put the Terps in far better position to secure the program's first NCAA tournament bid since Mark Turgeon took over four years ago. Though...
  • Pat Fitzgerald personally asks NU fans to renew tickets

    Pat Fitzgerald personally asks NU fans to renew tickets
    Pat Fitzgerald wants YOU to renew your Northwestern football season tickets. And that’s not you in the generic sense. Coming off back-to-back 5-7 seasons, the Northwestern coach recorded more than 100 personalized video messages that were...
  • In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56

    In worst loss of season, No. 16 Terps can't hang with Ohio State, 80-56
    A last-second win Sunday over Northwestern at Xfinity Center might have helped the No. 16 Maryland men's basketball team's national ranking, its spot in the Big Ten Conference standings and, maybe, its wavering confidence. It did little to hide the...
  • Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen

    Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen
    Going into last week, Melo Trimble had won a majority of his individual matchups as a freshman at Maryland, including several in the Big Ten. Trimble was then badly outplayed by Indiana's Yogi Ferrell and outscored by fellow freshman James Blackmon Jr....