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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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  • Illinois has much to play for against Iowa

    CHAMPAIGN — With only three games remaining in Illinois' season, the pressure is impossible to ignore. The Illini (4-5, 1-4 Big Ten) must win two games to become bowl-eligible. Starting with a victory at home Saturday against Iowa (6-3, 3-2) would...
  • 'Mike & Mike' show headed to Notre Dame

    'Mike & Mike' show headed to Notre Dame
    One show stands out among Mike Greenberg’s nearly 15 years of co-hosting ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show. It came last October, on the eve of the Ohio State-Northwestern game. “That was the most fun I’ve ever had,&...
  • Postseason questions already aplenty for Northwestern

    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...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Northwestern will break your heart — and your record against the spread. After witnessing the Wildcats' debacle at Iowa, there was no way I could pick them as a 1.5-point underdog to Michigan. The NU offense woke up late, but the Wildcats still...
  • Northwestern survives surprising slow start

    Northwestern survives surprising slow start
    Northwestern's opening act was not aesthetically pleasing, yet the Wildcats managed to emerge with a 65-58 non-conference victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "I am not going to apologize for winning, I never will,"...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Notre Dame

    Notre Dame's turnover problems are starting to avalanche on a team that had national title aspirations less than a month ago. The 16th-ranked Fighting Irish hope to protect the ball - and avoid their third loss in four games - when they host...
  • Nineteen years later, Northwestern beats Notre Dame again

    Nineteen years later, Northwestern beats Notre Dame again SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Pat Fitzgerald was a standout 20-year-old linebacker for the Northwestern Wildcats the last time he faced a heavily favored team from Notre Dame. On Saturday, two weeks...
  • Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame

     Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame
    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...
  • Wolverines take aim at bowl eligibility

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT Following Michigan's 10-9 win at Northwestern, Frank Clark was realistic about his team's immediate future. "You just want to make it to a bowl," the defensive end said. "We're not going to...
  • Hawkeyes look to rebound at Illinois

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT After a devastating loss at Minnesota last weekend, Iowa will try to pick up the pieces and regroup in Champaign, Ill., on Saturday against Illinois in the first meeting between the Big Ten...
  • Wildcats hope history repeats in South Bend

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Can history repeat this week? Northwestern's last trip to Notre Dame in 1995 resulted in a 17-15 upset victory over the then No. 9 Irish. The Wildcats were a 28-point underdog coming...