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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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  • 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...
  • Big Ten isn't running away from image - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Penn State - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten is doing nothing this year to change its national image as a ground-and-pound conference. After this weekend's games, three of the top four and four of the top 10 rushing...
  • Kids are all right for Wildcats

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern's kids certainly can play. Running back Justin Jackson was named the Wildcats' third straight Big Ten freshman of the week after collecting 156 all-purpose yards and a...
  • Gophers keep finding ways to win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT Good teams find a way to win. In the past, the Gophers usually found a way to lose games in which they weren't clicking in all areas. This season's team is finding a way to win such...
  • Northwestern would go all out to prevent another Hail Mary

     Northwestern would go all out to prevent another Hail Mary
    After Nebraska stunned Northwestern last year on a Hail Mary, the prevailing question was this: How could you let that happen? Given what has transpired this season in the Pac-12, the question is this: How on earth do you prevent that from happening?...
  • Gophers TD return stuns Wildcats 24-17

    MINNNEAPOLIS — Kyle Prater was said to be "beating himself up" over a fourth-down drop that essentially turned out the lights out on Northwestern's 24-17 loss to Minnesota. Prater shouldn't have been, considering he came through four plays...
  • Video cameras becoming fixture in college locker rooms

    Before his team flipped its season at Penn State, coach Pat Fitzgerald held up a sign in the Northwestern locker room that read, "TRUST YOURSELF." "Right here. Right here," he told his players in an earnest tone. "Trust what we do. Have discipline in...
  • NCAA grants Northwestern DL sixth year of eligibility

    The Sports Xchange NCAA grants Northwestern DL sixth year of eligibility The NCAA on Thursday granted Northwestern defensive lineman Sean McEvilly a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, allowing the Wildcat to return to play football in 2015. The...
  • 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-...