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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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  • NU, DePaul agree to 5-year basketball series

    Northwestern and DePaul won’t meet this season in men’s basketball, but the schools have agreed to a five-year series beginning in 2015-16.   “As a Chicago native, I think it's terrific for basketball in the area,” NU coach Chris...
  • Previewing the women's lacrosse national semifinals

     Previewing the women's lacrosse national semifinals
    Division I semifinals (At Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson University) No. 1 seed Maryland (21-1) vs. No. 5 Northwestern (14-6) Friday, 7:30 p.m., ESPN3 Outlook: The Terps and the Wildcats get a jump on next year's inaugural Big Ten season as the two...
  • The NCAA is bracing for a long, hot summer

    The NCAA is bracing for a long, hot summer
    Summer blockbusters are not just about movies anymore. This, in fact, could be the summer in which college athletics gets its Cecil B. DeMille close-up. Several important issues are front and center, from the outcomes of Northwestern unionization to the...
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s Littlepage, VT's Babcock opine on proposed NCAA reforms

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s Littlepage, VT's Babcock opine on proposed NCAA reforms
    With many of its core principles under siege in the courts — think Northwestern football’s unionization effort and Ed O’Bannon’s ongoing lawsuit — and with the NCAA scrambling to offer meaningful reforms, college athletics...
  • Bryant upsets No. 2 seed Syracuse, 10-9, in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament

    Even after fighting back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, host No. 2 seed Syracuse could not break through against Bryant, which never trailed en route to a 10-9 upset on Sunday night. Led by attacker Tucker James' four goals and two assists,...
  • Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern

    Maryland turns to its offense in 9-6 win over Northwestern
    Maryland's high-powered offense took a little while to heat up in Friday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinal, but once it did, the No. 1 Terps kept rolling into the title game. No. 5 Northwestern managed to slow the Terps offense in the...
  • USC, UCLA athletes keeping eye on Northwestern unionization case

    USC, UCLA athletes keeping eye on Northwestern unionization case
    Don't look for the union label around USC's or UCLA's football practice facilities any time soon. Football players at both schools are aware that Northwestern players might unionize. But when asked about the issue recently during spring practice,...
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  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M bounces back after loss to reach CAA finals; ODU stays alive in C-USA tournament

    Colleges: Baseball: CAA: William and Mary regained its offensive mojo in time to keep its season alive, bolting to a 10-run lead in a 12-6 victory Friday night that eliminated Colonial Athletic Association tournament host UNC Wilmington and...
  • Capstone project for Terps' Glaros is a lacrosse national title

    Capstone project for Terps' Glaros is a lacrosse national title
    Beth Glaros believes she's been a Terp all her life. The only starting senior on the Maryland women's lacrosse team, Glaros followed her parents, who met at Maryland, to College Park and also has two brothers and several members of her extended family...
  • Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers

     Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers
    The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012. In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...