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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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  • Bowl projections: Florida State and Auburn to meet again

    Bowl projections: Florida State and Auburn to meet again
    The last time Florida State and Auburn met each other, Jimbo Fisher and Jameis Winston were celebrating the final BCS National Title. Heading into the 2014-15 season, we see those same two schools meeting in the first-ever College Football Playoff...
  • Maryland men's basketball team will be tested by the time Terps enter Big Ten play

    Maryland men's basketball team will be tested by the time Terps enter Big Ten play
    Unlike Mark Turgeon's first three years at Maryland, when a lack of early-season road experience and not many tough non-league games left his men’s basketball team a little ill-prepared for what it would face in the ACC, the Terps should be more...
  • Big Ten Network set standard for others to follow

    Big Ten Network set standard for others to follow
    If you watch ESPN, you have seen the million or so promos hyping the new SEC Network, which made its debut last week. It's been there, done that for the Big Ten Network (BTN). The network has been around for light years in terms of the new media...
  • Penn State's Hamilton among Big Ten breakout players

    One player's bad break is a chance for another to become a breakout. Such is the hope in Columbus, where Big Ten player of the year frontrunner Braxton Miller re-injured his right shoulder, paving the way for untested redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett to...
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch The Sports Xchange polled its college football correspondents in the Big Ten to identify the top newcomers in the conference. One player who could be a star from the opening snap is...
  • Northwestern kicking game may not be automatic

    Northwestern kicking game may not be automatic
    Northwestern kicker Hunter Niswander has one obvious advantage over Jeff Budzien — size. At nearly 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, he could pass for a linebacker. But as they say in golf, the ball doesn't know who's hitting it. And size can actually be...
  • 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...
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten breakout players

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten breakout players One player's bad break is a chance for another to become a breakout. Such is the hope in Columbus, where Big Ten Player of the Year frontrunner Braxton Miller re-injured his right...
  • Where does NU go without Venric Mark?

    Where does NU go without Venric Mark?
    KENOSHA, Wis. – Little No. 5 won’t be running around Northwestern practice this morning. For the first time since the spring of 2010, Venric Mark – “V” to teammates and coaches – will be nowhere to be found. Don&...
  • Northwestern sheds little light on Venric Mark's exit

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A day later, the only thing clear about Venric Mark is that he no longer plays for Northwestern. He departed Camp Kenosha on Wednesday, much to the sadness of his teammates. “It’s a family member our guys know and love,...
  • Mason Monheim assuming leadership of Illini defense

     Mason Monheim assuming leadership of Illini defense
    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim sports a Fu Manchu and doesn't typically use the same slang as most of his peers. But he could find no other words to describe the difference he has noticed in his defensive teammates. "They have swag,...