| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Northwestern has the Big Ten's least productive offense, averaging 4.6 yards per play and less than one touchdown pass per game.
But the Wildcats have something going for them — an admiration for quarterback Trevor Siemian, who has spent much of...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:08 PM
IOWA CITY — If this putrid performance doesn't prompt Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald to ponder significant changes in his program, what will?
Northwestern got destroyed Saturday by Iowa, losing 48-7 in a game that wasn't that close. NU's only...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Who would have imagined that Big Ten football would provide the fall's most compelling pennant race?
The Big Ten West won't produce a wild card, only a winner that advances to the conference title game in Indianapolis.
With four weeks left, Nebraska...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
It's heavy stuff, this malaise afflicting Northwestern football.
There are the obvious problems: The Wildcats have scored seven points in their last three halves; their 4.4 yards per play ranks 123rd of 128 FBS teams; and injured receivers Miles Shuler,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:54 PM
We'll remember this game for two things: Northwestern coach Chris Collins going bonkers after a blown goaltending call and D'Angelo Russell dropping a Larry Bird (33 points) in a sensational performance.
The freshman guard scored Ohio State's...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M.
It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:14 PM
As Chris Collins returned to Northwestern's jubilant locker room after his news conference at the Kohl Center, he heard the unmistakable sounds of a dribbling basketball and sneakers squeaking on a gym floor. He peaked inside and spotted Sam Dekker.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Sept. 2, 1995, is the day Northwestern stopped being Northworstern. It's when the Mildcats became the Wildcats. It's when coach Gary Barnett's "Expect Victory" mantra stopped eliciting chuckles.
Unlikely doesn't begin to describe what happened at...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:53 PM
There's a time for deep thinking – and a time when it's better to be a dummy. Or to simplify, in football parlance.
The deep thoughts will come at the end of this miserable Northwestern season, a campaign marked by the Wildcats' incredible...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
People laugh at the awkward sponsor names of the bottom-tier bowl games.
Hey, there's a Bitcoin Bowl! How many stadium nachos can one get me?
But there's a serious side, too, and that became clear when cornerback Nick VanHoose spoke Monday about...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:36 PM
He is Northwestern's closest thing to Deion Sanders. Chuckle if you want at the comparison, but after what transpired Saturday evening at Notre Dame, there is no disputing that Jack Mitchell is "Prime Time."
He nailed a 45-yarder to send the game to...