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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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  • College soccer coaches pushing for split season

    The Northwestern men's soccer team has hit the ground running. The Wildcats had their first practice Wednesday, exhibition matches in New Jersey on Saturday and Tuesday and will have another exhibition game this week leading to their Aug. 29 season...
  • Huskies search for new signal caller

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northern Illinois - INSIDE SLANT The Huskies are coming off the best two-year stint in school history, but coach Rod Carey continues to find ways to motivate his players. Despite appearing in a BCS game in 2013 and...
  • Where does NU go without Venric Mark?

    Where does NU go without Venric Mark?
    KENOSHA, Wis. – Little No. 5 won’t be running around Northwestern practice this morning. For the first time since the spring of 2010, Venric Mark – “V” to teammates and coaches – will be nowhere to be found. Don&...
  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...
  • Venric Mark leaving Northwestern

    Venric Mark leaving Northwestern
    One day after Venric Mark said he planned to “hit the ground running” after returning from a two-game suspension, Northwestern announced that its star tailback is hitting the road. The news release says Mark, a native Texan, is leaving...
  • Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage

    Apopka, Mainland to host nationally ranked American Heritage
    Plantation American Heritage, which ran roughshod over Class 5A football competition last season, will bring its stockpile of talent into the Sentinel's coverage area twice this fall. The Stallions, No. 6 in MaxPreps' preseason national rankings, will...
  • Franklin looking to build cohesion

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT In James Franklin's experience, sometimes the wrong play call isn't always a bad thing if every guy on the defense is carrying out that assignment. "A lot of times, I've seen that over...
  • No more sharing for Siemian at quarterback

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than...
  • Badgers hope to hit the ground running

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT Despite returning just eight starters from last season's nine-win team, including losing star linebacker Chris Borland and steady wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, and still facing question...
  • Illini set sights on winning season

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT For those who believe that history repeats itself, Illinois should be in bowl contention this year. The previous five coaches before Tim Beckman took the Fighting Illini to the postseason by...
  • Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule released

    Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule released
    The Big Ten/ACC Challenge game times were set by ESPN, the network announced Tuesday. Illinois' game at Miami will air on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. CST on either ESPNU or ESPN2. Northwestern hosts Georgia Tech at 8:15 p.m. on Dec 3, which will air on ESPNU....