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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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  • NU's Siemian takes stand against unionization

    NU's Siemian takes stand against unionization
    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald calls starting quarterback Trevor Siemian “our leader … it’s his football team." ┬áSiemian on Wednesday used that platform to explain why he will vote no to unionizing on April 25. “We filed...
  • Northwestern coach can't have it both ways on union

    Northwestern coach can't have it both ways on union
    Pat Fitzgerald is the face of modern Northwestern football. He's the embodiment of the recent success the program has had. After all, the school will tell you it is Chicago's Big Ten team. Not only is Fitzgerald a former player coaching at his alma...
  • Blair Kerkhoff: Unions and courtrooms aren't needed to fix on-campus sports problems, colleges say

    ARLINGTON, Texas Final scores weren't the only way of measuring success at the just completed Final Four. The other game being played is determining who is and isn't benefiting from the hoops extravaganza. The NCAA certainly is. College sports'...
  • Unbeaten City defeats Poly, 10-9, in boys lacrosse

    Tracy Smith scored his game-high fifth goal with a minute left as City remained undefeated and handed host Poly its first loss, 10-9, in boys lacrosse Tuesday. The Knights' (5-0, 5-0 Baltimore City) biggest lead was two goals in the third quarter, but...
  • Larry Scott criticizes ruling on Northwestern players' union efforts

    Larry Scott may be the Pac-12 commissioner, but he is concerned about what’s going on in the Big 10. Scott weighed in on the Northwestern situation this week with an opinion piece in USA Today. The Northwestern players are attempting to unionize,...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • Northwestern upsets North Carolina in lacrosse

    Northwestern upsets North Carolina in lacrosse
    It's hard to call any Northwestern victory an upset when you consider the Wildcats have won seven NCAA championships in the last nine years. But given Northwestern's struggles this season — and No. 1 North Carolina's domination since winning the...
  • Jeff Miller: Time for NCAA to pay up

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Maybe it was the fact that Coach Sean Miller received a $50,000 bonus for just one game � Arizona's victory here Thursday. Or the fact the NCAA this year could break the $1billion mark in revenue. Or the fact that, just hours...
  • NLRB ruling puts colleges on path to uncertainty

    NLRB ruling puts colleges on path to uncertainty
    In a college football world of players unions, governed by the law of unintended consequences, student-athletes will have earned the right to long for the way things used to be. Be careful what you wish for, Kain Colter-ites. The National Labor...
  • Northwestern lacrosse struggling for first time in a decade

     Northwestern lacrosse struggling for first time in a decade
    It was near the end of practice Thursday morning at Lakeside Field, and the Northwestern women's lacrosse team was struggling through 100-yard wind sprints into a frigid, blowing rain. "You're running next to North Carolina," yelled assistant coach...
  • Amalgamated Nose Tackles of America

    Amalgamated Nose Tackles of America
    So the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board says Northwestern University's scholarship fullbacks, tight ends and linebackers are school employees, entitled to vote on whether to unionize. The public face of this effort is former NU...