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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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  • Will Northwestern's unity translate to wins?

     Will Northwestern's unity translate to wins?
    Around the time the Northwestern football program became fodder for "The Daily Show" and MSNBC, its players gathered to do something unusual — put down their smartphones. "The guys looked at each other, eye-to-eye, and actually talked to each...
  • Where have the student fans gone?

    Where have the student fans gone?
    If he weren't set to break Nebraska's all-time receiving record this season, Kenny Bell knows exactly how he'd be enjoying college football games this fall. And it wouldn't be at the stadium. "It's way easier to sit on your couch in your underwear and...
  • Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader

     Trevor Siemian steps up as Northwestern's leader
    Trevor Siemian's teammates use a variation of the same word to describe him: "goofy." "He's definitely a goofball," receiver Miles Shuler said, "always pulling pranks and telling jokes." Said receiver Cam Dickerson: "The goofiest thing about Trevor is...
  • Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten

    Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten
    Braxton Miller. Joel Stave. One was the Big Ten's top Heisman Trophy candidate. The other seemed set to lead Wisconsin into a colossal Week 1 showdown with LSU. But Miller had season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday, and Stave appears to playing second...
  • Big Ten nightmare makes playoff path clearer for A&M, Baylor, OU

    At some point this week, three local coaches with teams in the mix for College Football Playoff berths need to channel their inner Jimmy Fallon, cue the music and break out the pen and paper. It only seems appropriate for Baylor's Art Briles, Texas A&M's...
  • College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows

    College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows
    Getting a line on opening weekend was not easy. Selection committee members, as you read this, are rearranging all the postseason Post-it notes on their refrigerators. Texas A&M moved up near the freezer compartment, replacing down-by-carrots-now...
  • Big thud for the Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT The Big Ten was a big disappointment on Saturday. In the games that could have made a statement of strength for the conference, Big Ten teams whiffed badly. Seventh-ranked Michigan State...
  • Oregon, USC headline good day for Pac-12

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - California - INSIDE SLANT It was a good weekend for the Pac-12, as Oregon took a major step toward the College Football Playoff and USC took a leap forward in a return to national relevance. First, the Ducks....
  • Huskies not half bad in win over NU

    Huskies not half bad in win over NU
    Northern Illinois was delighted to notch its third straight win against a Big Ten opponent over the last two seasons Saturday when the Huskies trumped Northwestern 23-15 in Evanston. But coach Rod Carey knows his team needs to clean up a few areas to play...
  • 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...