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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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  • Northwestern expects physical test at Minnesota

    Pat Fitzgerald begins his analysis of every opponent by examining its special teams. "It's less to do with scheme," he said, "and more about attitude, will, 'want to' and consistency." The Northwestern coach mentioned that because of how he feels...
  • Minnesota 24, Northwestern 17

    Minnesota 24, Northwestern 17: Jalen Myrick snapped a tie with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown with 7:19 remaining and the Golden Gophers edged the visiting Wildcats in a Big Ten contest. Mitch Leidner completed 10-of-15 passes for 153 yards...
  • Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Minnesota

    Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Minnesota
    Halfway through the season, Northwestern is halfway to bowl eligibility. And with a remaining slate of Nebraska, Iowa, Michigan, Notre Dame, Purdue and Illinois, the Wildcats should get to six wins … shouldn't they? Here's a look back at the 24-...
  • Wildcat takeaways

    Wildcat takeaways
    Strong side: Nick VanHoose, who made a leaping interception, is giving the Wildcats all-Big Ten caliber play. Fellow cornerback Matthew Harris needs to tighten his coverage. Frequent-flyer Miles: Two illegal formation penalties called on right tackle...
  • Looking ahead to Maryland football team's second-half schedule

    Looking ahead to Maryland football team's second-half schedule
    After this week's bye, Maryland (4-2) begins the second half of its season against Iowa next week. Here is a look at the Terps' final six opponents: Iowa (4-1), Oct. 18 in College Park The record is deceiving.  The Hawkeyes lost to an Iowa State...
  • College football: What games to watch on TV

    College football: What games to watch on TV
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1) 9 a.m., Channel 2 This game is...
  • Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski suspended for actions toward officials

    Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski suspended for actions toward officials
    Maryland men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski has been suspended one game by the Big Ten for actions after the team's loss to Northwestern on Sunday that were in violation of the conference's sportsmanship policy. As part of the penalty, the school has...
  • Preview: Northwestern at Minnesota

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Northwestern at Minnesota Northwestern rebounded from a rough start with three impressive victories and looks to maintain its lead in the Big Ten West Division at Minnesota on Saturday. Northwestern allowed only 27 points...
  • Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Illinois at Wisconsin Although Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen was non-committal on who his starting quarterback would be when the Badgers host Illinois on Saturday, he indicated both Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy will play....
  • Downward spiral continues for Wolverines - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Nebraska - INSIDE SLANT If Michigan is one of the faces of the Big Ten, then the conference is sporting a black eye. The perennial power continued its slide to the bottom of the conference this weekend, losing 26-...
  • Nittany Lions hoping to show resiliency

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT It's been a season of firsts for head coach James Franklin and his Penn State team. A first the coach wasn't looking forward to but knew would come eventually was the squad's first loss,...