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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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  • Quarterback Savion Harris adjusting to life at Palm Beach Central

    Palm Beach Central junior quarterback Savion Harris is making the kind of adjustments that go well beyond what he sees on the field. The Broncos signalcaller is getting his first taste of varsity play. At the same time, he's learning how to adjust to...
  • Wildcats going solo with QB Siemian

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern enters Saturday's 2014 season opener against Cal with one quarterback for a change. And Wildcat coach Pat Fitzgerald says senior Trevor Siemian -- who shared duties the...
  • Bears expecting a bounce-back season

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - California - INSIDE SLANT The Cal Golden Bears will open the season Aug. 31 against Northwestern, just as they did a year ago. This time they hope the outcome will foretell a much different fate. Cal is coming off...
  • Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten

    Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten
    Braxton Miller. Joel Stave. One was the Big Ten's top Heisman Trophy candidate. The other seemed set to lead Wisconsin into a colossal Week 1 showdown with LSU. But Miller had season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday, and Stave appears to playing second...
  • In the Wake of the Web

    In the Wake of the Web
    Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.   For openers:   Lovie Smith fancies himself a Father Flanagan among football coaches. He considers saving souls and offering second chances to guys like Richie Incognito...
  • 2-a-days: Lemke-Bell, Yates thinking big for No. 20 Oak Park-River Forest

    2-a-days: Lemke-Bell, Yates thinking big for No. 20 Oak Park-River Forest
    For Adam Lemke-Bell, the wait was about weight, and whether he would have enough to be an offensive lineman. For quarterback Lloyd Yates, it was the reality that there are only so many scholarships at his position to go around. Both remained patient...
  • Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader

     Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader
    Trevor Siemian's teammates use a variation of the same word to describe him: "goofy." "He's definitely a goofball," receiver Miles Shuler said, "always pulling pranks and telling jokes." Said receiver Cam Dickerson: "The goofiest thing about Trevor is...
  • Will Northwestern's unity translate to wins?

     Will Northwestern's unity translate to wins?
    Around the time the Northwestern football program became fodder for "The Daily Show" and MSNBC, its players gathered to do something unusual — put down their smartphones. "The guys looked at each other, eye-to-eye, and actually talked to each...
  • Where have the student fans gone?

    Where have the student fans gone?
    If he weren't set to break Nebraska's all-time receiving record this season, Kenny Bell knows exactly how he'd be enjoying college football games this fall. And it wouldn't be at the stadium. "It's way easier to sit on your couch in your underwear and...
  • The 2014 Penn State football breakdown

    THREE TO WATCH OFFENSIVE VETERANS 1. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Though just a sophomore, he's the offense's undisputed leader and Penn State's youngest captain in 70 years. He'll also have to coordinate a new offensive line and some young...
  • Franklin opens Penn State run chasing cohesion

    The Sports Xchange Franklin opens Penn State run chasing cohesion STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- 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,...