| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:10 PM
To become more competitive in the Big Ten, Northwestern players must become more competitive among themselves while vying for starting positions.
That's coach Pat Fitzgerald's belief.
"There was nobody who was out on the field who was first-team All-...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:32 PM
Washington Spirit captain Ali Krieger, a probable U.S. national team starter at the Women's World Cup this summer, was taken off the field on a stretcher Friday night in Houston after suffering a head injury. Krieger, a Northern Virginia native and one of...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:22 PM
No. 1 Denver men (2-0) @ No. 4 North Carolina (4-0)
Friday, 4 p.m.
Outlook: The Tar Heels' last three seasons have come to a sudden end at the hands of the Pioneers, who still trail, 8-4, in the series. This matchup pits two of the top offenses in...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:21 PM
EVANSTON, Ill. — A bad second-half stretch kept Indiana from ending its woes against Northwestern.
Indiana missed 10 straight shots during a 13-0 Northwestern run, and the Wildcats beat the Hoosiers 72-65 on Thursday night.
"We look like we were...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:24 AM
WACO, Texas (AP) — With a big comeback, the Arkansas women proved to first-year coach Jimmy Dykes they weren't satisfied with just being in the NCAA Tournament.
The Razorbacks wanted to keep playing, and they will after overcoming a 13-point...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Chris Collins will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket – but only for consumption by his family.
“Home bragging rights,” the Northwestern coach said.
Here’s Collins’ breakdown for the Tribune of the first-round games...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:44 AM
The Saturday before Maggie Lyon played in the Northwestern women's basketball team's first NCAA tournament game in 18 years, she was at New Trier working on her game with her dad.
It was just like old times.
"We've been doing that for a long time,"...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Remember former football coaches Ara Parseghian and Dan Devine? Both won national championships at Notre Dame, but Parseghian was beloved and Devine was vilified.
In the era of Ara, which lasted from 1964-74, the Irish won two national championships....
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Northwestern freshman guard Johnnie Vassar, who appeared in 18 games this season, is transferring, Wildcats coach Chris Collins announced Monday.
"Johnnie let us know that he has chosen to pursue another university to continue his career," Collins...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:06 PM
NAVY BASEBALL: The Patriot League recognized the efforts of freshman right-handed pitcher Colin Brady as he was named the league's Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Brady gave Navy five innings of scoreless relief this week with the biggest...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:39 AM
We’re halfway through the NCAA tournament. Time to re-jigger the field and find a Final Four. Wildcats vs. Wildcats tracking as an NCAA championship game (in semifinals) … sorry Northwestern, we don’t mean you.