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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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  • Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game

     Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game
    A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team. The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...
  • First and 20: Thanks for playing, Big Ten

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange First and 20: Thanks for playing, Big Ten A moment of silence, please, for the Big Ten. The league's demise played out in prime time Saturday night. Each click of the remote brought more damning...
  • Game roundup: Virginia Tech pulls upset at Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds Virginia Tech-Ohio State, Texas A&M-Lamar Game roundup: Virginia Tech pulls upset at Ohio State COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Eager to reclaim its spot among the nation's elite, Virginia Tech took a big step Saturday...
  • Bowl projections: Notre Dame jumps into the mix

    Bowl projections: Notre Dame jumps into the mix
    At this early point in the season, it's hard to determine just how much wins and losses will actually affect the bowl chances of teams. With very few conference games - and sometimes, a whole handful of cupcakes - it's tough to get a good read on...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    If I were a millionaire who didn't write about sports for a living, I'd be camping out at the home of my bookie. That's how flawed some of these lines seem. Let's start with … Northern Illinois (plus 61/2) at Northwestern: The line opened at...
  • Wildcats takeaways

    Wildcats takeaways
    Good ol' days: Northwestern averaged 31.7 points in 2012. But without Venric Mark (transferred), top receiver Tony Jones (injured) and a running threat at quarterback (Kain Colter), the offense is in the tank. The Wildcats failed to score on 10 of 12...
  • Preview: Northern Illinois at Northwestern

    The first week of September seems a tad premature to talk about must-win situations, but Northwestern faces a critical early season matchup when it hosts Northern Illinois on Saturday. After being surprised last weekend at home by an improved California...
  • Week 2 live Friday night football updates

    Week 2 live Friday night football updates
    Follow along on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. Get all the scores here. At a game? Send updates using hashtag #TribFB on Twitter. Miss something last week? Find it all here.  Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here.  HALFTIME Naperville Central 5,...
  • NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove

    NIU and Northwestern both have something to prove
    Rod Carey insists he did not give Northwestern a second thought before this week. But immediately after Northern Illinois dominated Presbyterian 55-3 on Aug. 28 in DeKalb, the Wildcats became his No. 1 focus as the Huskies travel to Evanston on...
  • Mature Parkland drowns inexperienced Liberty in field hockey

    Mature Parkland drowns inexperienced Liberty in field hockey
    Parkland's water torture-style field hockey patiently stalked Liberty throughout the first half Thursday The omnipresent Trojans (3-1) drizzled the Hurricanes' end, dripping home only two goals in 20 minutes despite controlling the action. Pass. Pass....
  • NU's Tony Jones injured

    A Northwestern offense already stung by the losses of Kain Colter to the pros, Venric Mark to West Texas A&M and Christian Jones to knee surgery has been dealt another blow.   Top receiver Tony Jones will not play Saturday against NIU, with a source...