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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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  • Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments

    Terps, Hopkins to host first two Big Ten men's lacrosse tournaments
    The Big Ten's two newest additions for men's lacrosse will host the first two conference tournaments, the organization announced Thursday. The 2015 men’s tournament will be held April 30 to May 2 at Maryland's Byrd Stadium in College Park; the...
  • Maryland commit Mason Zimmerman learned to snap playing backyard football

    Maryland commit Mason Zimmerman learned to snap playing backyard football
    While tossing a football around the back yard in eighth grade, Mason Zimmerman would crouch down and snap the ball to his best friend, Jacob Yunker, who lined up as the quarterback. The duo developed a connection and Zimmerman, a former tackle, went...
  • 15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life

    15 years later, Kelley Byrdsong reflects on shooting spree that changed her life
    Fifteen years ago on the July 4th weekend, former Northwestern University basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong was murdered by a neo-Nazi on a hate-filled shooting spree. Each year, the anniversary is difficult for his 25-year-old daughter, Kelley Byrdsong,...
  • 120 Sports to go live on Wednesday

    120 Sports to go live on Wednesday
    When Chicago-based 120 Sports, a new all-digital sports network, goes live Wednesday, it will have a full roster of sponsors. The 24/7 streaming network announced Monday that Verizon, Geico, Nissan and Transamerica  are on board as inaugural sponsors, a...
  • Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

    Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern
    Jelani Roberts remembers watching Northwestern's Venric Mark a couple years ago. The speedy three-star receiver who will be a senior at Gilman this fall saw how Mark torched his opponents for more than 1,300 rushing yards and more than 600 combined return...
  • Cornerback Commits To Huskies

    Aaron Garland, a 5 foot 11, 193-pound cornerback from Fenwick High in Oak Park, Ill became the 10th commitment Friday to the UConn Football program's class of 2015. Garland had several scholarship offers but Iowa and Northwestern both of the Big Ten, had...
  • A glance at each Maryland team's transition into the Big Ten

    A glance at each Maryland team's transition into the Big Ten
    As Maryland leaves the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten, the Terps will be looking at an entirely new set of competitors in each of their intercollegiate sports. With the transition becoming official Tuesday, here's a glance at each of...
  • SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16

    SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16
    SEC basketball was questioned and criticized all season but enters the Sweet 16 enjoying the last laugh. Three conferences have three teams heading into the NCAA Regional rounds - the Big Ten, Pac-12 and a football league roundly ridiculed all season...
  • Illinois ranked No. 97, Illini need help from defense to score more Big Ten wins

    Illinois ranked No. 97, Illini need help from defense to score more Big Ten wins
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Pac-12 presidents reportedly push for NCAA reform

    Pac-12 presidents reportedly push for NCAA reform
      Presidents from the 12 schools in the Pac-12 are urging their counterparts from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC to push for sweeping changes to the NCAA including autonomy. The move was first reported by The Associated Press, which obtained a...
  • Northwestern football players vote on union; results not known yet

    Northwestern football players finished voting Friday on whether or not to be represented by a union, but the results won’t be known any time soon. The balloting at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., concluded at noon Central time, according to...