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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
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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...
  • Chris Chelios: 'I wouldn't give us a chance' vs. current Hawks

    Chris Chelios: 'I wouldn't give us a chance' vs. current Hawks
    Chris Chelios played on some of the most electrifying Blackhawks teams ever, teaming with the likes of Jeremy Roenick and Ed Belfour on a memorable Stanley Cup Final run in the early '90s. So how would his squad fare against the current bunch? "I don&...
  • 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...
  • 10 Big Ten players to watch this college football season

    10 Big Ten players to watch this college football season
      Connor Cook leads a group of three Michigan State players on our list of 10 Big Ten players to watch this upcoming college football season. Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska The Buzz: Nebraska finished with the third-best rushing offense in the Big Ten...
  • National champ Terps No. 1 in final women's media poll

    National champ Terps No. 1 in final women's media poll
    Maryland's national championship victory over Syracuse on Sunday night sealed the No. 1 ranking for the Terps in the final Inside Lacrosse Brine Division I Women's Media Top 20, while Loyola Maryland and Johns Hopkins also finished in the Top 10. The...
  • Boys swimming | Normal U-High wins downstate-themed state meet

    Boys swimming | Normal U-High wins downstate-themed state meet
    Chicago-area teams have dominated the boys state swimming and diving meet, with the only non-Chicagoland team champion coming in 1933 when Rockford turned the trick. That 81-year streak came to an end Saturday in Evanston when Normal U-High earned a...
  • Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern

    Wheaton South's Vitale orally commits to Northwestern
    By following in his brother's footsteps, Wheaton Warrenville South junior outside linebacker Tommy Vitale provided his family some relief for future travel plans. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Vitale announced his plan to join his older brother, Dan, by...