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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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  • Wildcat takeaways

    Wildcat takeaways
    Better days ahead? There's no reason to expect a major turnaround in 2015. The Wildcats went 5-7 and lost their best offensive lineman in Brandon Vitabile, a solid quarterback in Trevor Siemian and nine other quality players: Ibraheim Campbell, Chi Chi...
  • Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible

    Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible
    Running off Ryan Field after beating Northwestern, Illinois players were greeted by a small but exuberant bunch of fans chanting their names and yelling their call-and-repeat I-L-L, I-N-I cheer. But what Illinois savored most was the silence. "I...
  • Illinois coach Tim Beckman makes case to keep his job

    Illinois coach Tim Beckman makes case to keep his job
    As Illinois players hoisted the Land of Lincoln trophy Saturday in the middle of Ryan Field after their 47-33 throttling of Northwestern, coach Tim Beckman issued a direct order amid the delirium. "Bring it to the fans!" he yelled. Those fans in...
  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPNU, WSCR-AM 670, WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Northwestern by 8. Records: Northwestern 5-6, 3-4 Big Ten; Illinois 5-6, 2-5. Last meeting: Northwestern won 37-34 on Nov. 30, 2013 in Champaign. On the offensive:...
  • Reilly O'Toole's never-give-up attitude could get him another shot

    CHAMPAIGN — Shortly after Bill Cubit arrived at Illinois as the offensive coordinator two seasons ago, he said he felt like he needed to have a frank discussion with quarterback Reilly O'Toole. O'Toole says he needed to listen. "I thought he was...
  • Forget Justin Jackson's only a freshman; his Northwestern teammates have

    As a high school freshman, Justin Jackson watched the Illinois-Northwestern game at Wrigley Field on TV and told himself: "Man, I wish I could play at one of these schools some day." He rooted for Northwestern quarterback Evan Watkins — and not...
  • Illinois' Donovonn Young hopes to end career on high note

    Illinois' Donovonn Young hopes to end career on high note
    CHAMPAIGN — Donovonn Young remembers feeling special at Illinois. The running back from Houston remembers having the sacred No. 5 jersey bestowed upon him. He remembers former coach Ron Zook telling him after one freshman year practice that he was...
  • Bowl game on line against Wildcats

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Illinois - INSIDE SLANT Illinois-Northwestern doesn't have the cache of an Ohio State-Michigan or Auburn-Alabama game, but it's a rivalry between two teams from the same state that has some added significance...
  • Boilers turn focus to Old Oaken Bucket

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT As the Boilermakers prepare for its rivalry game against Indiana, the less said about last week's loss to Northwestern, the better. So coach Darrell Hazell didn't waste much time talking...
  • Bowl game on line vs. Illini

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern has one overriding objective in Saturday's regular season finale against Illinois. Beat the Illini and go to a bowl. But Northwestern enters the traditional season-ender...
  • Preview: Northwestern vs. Northern Iowa

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Northwestern vs. Northern Iowa The Cancun Challenge got the perfect matchup for its championship game. Northwestern and Northern Iowa put their 5-0 records on the line Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya after...