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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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  • 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...
  • Northwestern's Zack Oliver ready if called upon

    Northwestern's Zack Oliver ready if called upon
    On his third play in relief of quarterback Trevor Siemian, Zack Oliver unleashed a gorgeous pass that Pierre Youngblood-Ary snagged for a 54-yard touchdown. So Siemian has been joking with Oliver: Hey, Zack, are you going to break my ankle? Funny....
  • 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-...
  • Freshmen shine in Wildcats' upset

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Freshman safety Godwin Igwebuike was Northwestern's indispensable man in last Saturday's 20-14 upset of then-No. 17 Wisconsin. On Monday he reaped the rewards, honored as Big Ten...
  • Gophers look to build off big win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The Gophers have put themselves in a position to accomplish something special in the Big Ten this season. Now they must take advantage of it. Minnesota is coming off a bye week after...
  • Penn State still searching for an offensive identity

    Penn State still searching for an offensive identity
    Penn State's bye week featured drills on footwork fundamentals for the linemen and scrimmage work for the younger players. It didn't include a cure for the offense's lapses. "I wish it was that magic wand that you just kind of wave over people's heads,"...