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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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  • 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,&...
  • Postseason questions already aplenty for Northwestern

    There's a time for deep thinking – and a time when it's better to be a dummy. Or to simplify, in football parlance. The deep thoughts will come at the end of this miserable Northwestern season, a campaign marked by the Wildcats' incredible...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    Northwestern will break your heart — and your record against the spread. After witnessing the Wildcats' debacle at Iowa, there was no way I could pick them as a 1.5-point underdog to Michigan. The NU offense woke up late, but the Wildcats still...
  • Northwestern survives surprising slow start

    Northwestern survives surprising slow start
    Northwestern's opening act was not aesthetically pleasing, yet the Wildcats managed to emerge with a 65-58 non-conference victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. "I am not going to apologize for winning, I never will,"...
  • Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame

     Witnesses recall Northwestern's 1995 upset of Notre Dame
    Sept. 2, 1995, is the day Northwestern stopped being Northworstern. It's when the Mildcats became the Wildcats. It's when coach Gary Barnett's "Expect Victory" mantra stopped eliciting chuckles. Unlikely doesn't begin to describe what happened at...
  • Grading Northwestern's performance vs. Michigan

    Give the Wildcats credit for going for broke even if a last-second two-point conversion against Michigan failed when quarterback Trevor Siemian slipped. Hopes for a postseason bowl are just about extinguished with a 3-6 record, four straight losses and...
  • Northwestern falls 10-9 after failed 2-point conversion

    Northwestern's plan from the start of a last-ditch drive Saturday was to go for a touchdown and then gamble for the win with a two-point conversion. But the final piece — the potential winning points — failed when quarterback Trevor...