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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

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • Nebraska's Bo Pelini keeps everyone on their toes

    That Bo Pelini is nuts, isn't he? Did you hear about the time the Nebraska coach took a sledgehammer to the cellphone of defensive tackle Thad Randle after it went off in a meeting? From his first-row seat in the meeting room, tailback Ameer Abdullah...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Big splash for Naperville's Cordes

    Big splash for Naperville's Cordes
    Naperville's Kevin Cordes is making quite a splash in his first NCAA Swimming Championships. And the Arizona freshman was confident he could do exactly that. Friday night, Cordes won the 100-yard breaststroke final after having broken the U.S. record...
  • NCAA finally does the right thing with concussion proposal

    I woke up on a stretcher. I still can't remember hitting the receiver or anybody removing my helmet and shoulder pads, the way Ball State trainers did after a nasty collision during football practice one day in 1989. By the time I was alert enough...
  • Jennifer Hudson says wedding still on, Cavallari to play nurse for injured Cutler, Fitz and the Tantrums dine at Paris Club

    Jennifer Hudson says wedding still on, Cavallari to play nurse for injured Cutler, Fitz and the Tantrums dine at Paris Club
    Jennifer Hudson is well aware of the rumors that she and fiancé David Otunga had broken up and was quick to address them Sunday during an interview with “Access Hollywood” on the American Music Awards red carpet. “We’re going...
  • No jacket, no tie, no problem at Randy Wells' benefit

    No jacket, no tie, no problem at Randy Wells' benefit
    When the Cubs’ Ryan Dempster hosts his annual Casino Night fundraiser, he and his teammates come decked out in white tuxedos with black bow ties. When fellow Cub Randy Wells hosted his benefit concert with Texas Red Dirt singer Stoney LaRue at Joe&...
  • NCAA approval of autonomy for 'power five' a change for the better

    Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to determine the...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • Steps 4 Stellar continues down the path of helping families battling cancer

    The next generation is taking over at the Stellar Construction "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase. Tournament director Glen Klein, lead sponsor Tony Stellar and staff stalwarts such as Bob Wootsick and John Hrebik, all have their children...