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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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  • Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play

    Doug McDermott profiting from Select team play
    LAS VEGAS — The welcome-to-the-NBA moments keep coming for Doug McDermott, whether in the form of guarding Klay Thompson off a screen or unfounded trade rumors. McDermott, whose calmness under pressure is as apparent as his shooting ability,...
  • NCAA finally does the right thing with concussion proposal

    I woke up on a stretcher. I still can't remember hitting the receiver or anybody removing my helmet and shoulder pads, the way Ball State trainers did after a nasty collision during football practice one day in 1989. By the time I was alert enough...
  • Big Ten teams lament Rose Bowl implications

    CHICAGO The addition of a playoff to determine a college football national champion had Big Ten coaches thinking about tradition on the second day of Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. The new system comes with a revamped bowl season, one that forsakes old...
  • Big Ten hopes future schedules pay off with playoff berth

    CHICAGO — The Big Ten's expansion to nine conference games in 2016 will enable each school to face every Big Ten team at least once in a four-year span. But it will also phase out nonconference matchups with Football Championship Series programs....
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
  • Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title

    Nebraska ranked No. 28, Cornhuskers face challenges contending for elusive league title
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NU football game times set for first two games

    NU football game times set for first two games
    The Big Ten Conference announced start times for the first two Northwestern games of the 2014 season Wednesday, which should excite tailgating fans in Evanston. The Wildcats open the season at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 against Cal, a game that will air on...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • NU lands mobile Oak Park QB

    NU lands mobile Oak Park QB
    As Pat Fitzgerald's latest Northwestern recruiting class continued to fill up, the one thing it lacked was the most important position. That changed Thursday, when Oak Park quarterback Lloyd Yates committed to the Wildcats. A mobile quarterback and...
  • North's Schieber starts 23 games for Wildcats

    Former Wheaton North star Jake Schieber received a generous amount of playing time for Northwestern University's baseball team as a sophomore in 2014. Schieber, a third baseman and outfielder, played in 37 games and made 23 starts for the Wildcats. He...
  • Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again

    Girls soccer | Wildcats' Sebo ready to play again
    It wasn't necessarily the pain that came with tearing an anterior cruciate ligament that bothered Northwestern midfielder Niki Sebo. It was being away from the game she's loved most of her life. And one she wondered she'd ever be able to play again....