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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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  • Despite flubs against Northwestern, Notre Dame kicker's confidence high

    Despite flubs against Northwestern, Notre Dame kicker's confidence high
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As a kicker, Notre Dame senior Kyle Brindza has a routine. For instance, he takes three steps before every kick. But Brindza also has an important routine he goes through after every Saturday. "Wake up Sunday, it's a new day,...
  • Thursday's matchup: North Florida at Northwestern

    Thursday's matchup: North Florida at Northwestern
    Streaming video/radio: 7 p.m., Thursday; BTN-Plus, WGWG-FM 87.7. Records: North Florida 1-1; Northwestern 2-0. Fred Mitchell's quick look: The Wildcats won one on the road Monday night when they defeated Brown 69-56. Coach Chris Collins was pleased...
  • After heroics vs. Notre Dame, Northwestern kicker getting back to normal

    After heroics vs. Notre Dame, Northwestern kicker getting back to normal
    He is Northwestern's closest thing to Deion Sanders. Chuckle if you want at the comparison, but after what transpired Saturday evening at Notre Dame, there is no disputing that Jack Mitchell is "Prime Time." He nailed a 45-yarder to send the game to...
  • Notre Dame safety Max Redfield has to play more instinctively

    Max Redfield wasn't hurt and he wasn't suspended. But on Saturday against Northwestern, Redfield wasn't manning his usual starting safety spot. Instead, freshman Drue Tranquill was in his place. And while Redfield eventually would work into a rotation...
  • Depleted Notre Dame defense searching for answers

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — What happened to Notre Dame's defense? Early in the season, the unit looked dominant, a pleasant surprise that helped Notre Dame get off to a 6-0 start. But over the last five weeks, the Irish haven't allowed fewer than 31...
  • Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game

    Northwestern motivated to extend season for seniors with bowl game
    People laugh at the awkward sponsor names of the bottom-tier bowl games. Hey, there's a Bitcoin Bowl! How many stadium nachos can one get me? But there's a serious side, too, and that became clear when cornerback Nick VanHoose spoke Monday about...
  • FAET football wins first playoff game

    FAET football wins first playoff game
    FAET's football players had three goals for this season: avenge both of last year's losses, finish the regular season 9-0 and win a playoff game. Now, they need a new goal. The Grizzlies scored on an 8-yard pass from Quantez Snow to Kija Jackson with...
  • Several 'critical errors' leave Notre Dame at a loss

     Several 'critical errors' leave Notre Dame at a loss
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — After Notre Dame completed a sullen version of its alma mater, school president Rev. John Jenkins turned away from the crowd, his face looking like he had eaten a bad clam. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick came from behind...
  • Monday's matchup: Northwestern at Brown

    Monday's matchup: Northwestern at Brown
    Radio: 6 p.m. Monday, WGN-AM 720. Records: Northwestern 1-0; Brown 1-0. Fred Mitchell's quick look: The Wildcats opened with a 65-58 home win over Houston Baptist. Center Alex Olah had 21 points and 10 rebounds, while freshmen Bryant McIntosh (12...
  • Illinois has much to play for against Iowa

    CHAMPAIGN — With only three games remaining in Illinois' season, the pressure is impossible to ignore. The Illini (4-5, 1-4 Big Ten) must win two games to become bowl-eligible. Starting with a victory at home Saturday against Iowa (6-3, 3-2) would...
  • 'Mike & Mike' show headed to Notre Dame

    'Mike & Mike' show headed to Notre Dame
    One show stands out among Mike Greenberg’s nearly 15 years of co-hosting ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show. It came last October, on the eve of the Ohio State-Northwestern game. “That was the most fun I’ve ever had,&...