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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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  • 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...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
  • Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations CHICAGO -- Wisconsin might have some rebuilding ahead as it replaces 13 starters from a team that went 9-4 last fall -- including 10 that went to the NFL....
  • 120 Sports to go live on Wednesday

    120 Sports to go live on Wednesday
    When Chicago-based 120 Sports, a new all-digital sports network, goes live Wednesday, it will have a full roster of sponsors. The 24/7 streaming network announced Monday that Verizon, Geico, Nissan and Transamerica  are on board as inaugural sponsors, a...
  • Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

    Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern
    Jelani Roberts remembers watching Northwestern's Venric Mark a couple years ago. The speedy three-star receiver who will be a senior at Gilman this fall saw how Mark torched his opponents for more than 1,300 rushing yards and more than 600 combined return...
  • Cornerback Commits To Huskies

    Aaron Garland, a 5 foot 11, 193-pound cornerback from Fenwick High in Oak Park, Ill became the 10th commitment Friday to the UConn Football program's class of 2015. Garland had several scholarship offers but Iowa and Northwestern both of the Big Ten, had...
  • A glance at each Maryland team's transition into the Big Ten

    A glance at each Maryland team's transition into the Big Ten
    As Maryland leaves the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten, the Terps will be looking at an entirely new set of competitors in each of their intercollegiate sports. With the transition becoming official Tuesday, here's a glance at each of...
  • Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse

    Big Ten expansion 'absolutely huge' for men's lacrosse
    When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday....
  • Big Ten announces men's and women's lacrosse schedules

    Big Ten announces men's and women's lacrosse schedules
    The Big Ten Conference announced the sites and weekends of the 2015 men’s and women’s lacrosse conference schedules Tuesday, the same day that Maryland and Rutgers officially joined the conference as full members and Johns Hopkins came on...
  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...