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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 football: What to watch on TV this weekend

    College football: What to watch on TV this weekend
    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Friday and Saturday's menu of games: FRIDAY MORNING Sleep in. 9 a.m.: Iowa...
  • Johnny Manziel still has some growing up to do

    They started calling him "Johnny Football" as a kid because, when things didn't go his way on the playground, he took his ball and went home. Now hit me with a rim shot and a "piling on" penalty. Unlike the paid psycho-babble experts on ESPN, I...
  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    College football: What to watch Saturday on TV
    MORNING No. 4 Ohio State (8-0) at Purdue (1-6) 9 a.m., BTN Ohio State needs a quality win against a quality opponent to prove it belongs in the same sentence as Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. So what a lousy time for Purdue to show up on the...
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Morning No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0) 9 a.m., ESPN Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • UCLA fans want the front page, but team has to earn it

    UCLA fans want the front page, but team has to earn it
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: If UCLA beats USC, will The Times let them be in the Sunday sports page headline? Phillip Para Answer: That's a tough call but we can probably make a one-time exception to get UCLA out on the cover, especially if the...
  • Three ranked college football teams can update their status with wins

    Count this as a huge Saturday for three ranked schools looking to update their status from nice story to national story. It doesn't get bigger, ready or not, for Washington, Northwestern and Maryland: •No. 15 Washington is at No. 5 Stanford in...
  • Area athletes gear up for NCAA meets in winter sports

     Area athletes gear up for NCAA meets in winter sports
    As winter drifts into spring — or so the calendar says — this is championship season for Division I winter sports. Up next: wrestling, swimming and fencing (and that basketball tournament, which gets plenty of coverage elsewhere in this...
  • Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot

     Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot
    It was a steamy August morning, one of those tongue-dragging days when you can't stop imagining how good a mouthful of ice would feel. Ice was part of Aja Evans' midsummer day's dream too. Evans was thinking about how good she wanted to feel when she...
  • Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers

    Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Is this really a big deal? One USC football player changing his number shouldn't warrant this much attention. Devin Willis Answer: I'll grant you that one USC jersey swap against Colorado at the Coliseum is not as...
  • Fight to finish to finish above .500

    Fight to finish to finish above .500
    Like Bo Pelini, I plan to go down swinging. The Nebraska coach — for now — nearly hit an official in the face Friday when he swung his hat to protest a call in the Cornhuskers' 37-17 loss to Iowa. I know the feeling, man. My fight to...