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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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  • Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day

    Arthur Ray Jr. an uplifting story at Northwestern pro day
    Arthur Ray Jr. is a long shot to make it in the NFL. If he's lucky, he might get a training camp invite. He knows the odds are stacked against him. The 25-year-old offensive lineman from Division II Fort Lewis in Durango, Colo., was the oldest player at...
  • 'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'

    'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'
    Was there ever a "Golden Age of Chicago Sports"? Many Chicagoans would cite the 1990s, when the legendary Michael Jordan-led Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years. Those Bulls were certainly Chicago's best ever, but it was hardly a golden age,...
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Illini crush Northwestern 86-60

    Illini crush Northwestern 86-60
    CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis. The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with an  86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center. Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Illinois

    Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Illinois
    TV/radio: 6 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670, WGN-AM 720. Records: Northwestern 14-14, 5-10 Big Ten; Illinois 17-11, 7-8. Fred Mitchell's quick look: Streaking Wildcats are seeking a fifth straight win. The last time they won five Big Ten games in a...
  • Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes

    Illinois desperately needs victory over Northwestern to boost NCAA hopes
    Instead of heating up down the stretch of the regular season, Illinois is facing its longest losing streak of the season. The Illini have dropped three straight games. And with only three more regular-season contests remaining before the Big Ten...
  • Northwestern enters hostile environment seeking 5th straight win

    Northwestern enters hostile environment seeking 5th straight win
    Northwestern may have a shot at an NIT bid if the Wildcats continue to finish strong. And Illinois is entertaining notions of an NCAA berth, with plenty of company on that precarious tournament bubble. Saturday night's intrastate meeting at the...
  • Mincy's career-high 28 points lead Maryland women on senior night

    Mincy's career-high 28 points lead Maryland women on senior night
    As the lone senior on the Maryland women's basketball team, Laurin Mincy was the center of attention in a pregame ceremony on senior night Thursday honoring a resilient career that included overcoming a torn ACL as a junior. Then the redshirt shooting...
  • Men's and women's lacrosse Games of the Week

    Men's and women's lacrosse Games of the Week
    No. 1 Denver men (2-0) @ No. 4 North Carolina (4-0) Friday, 4 p.m. Outlook: The Tar Heels' last three seasons have come to a sudden end at the hands of the Pioneers, who still trail, 8-4, in the series. This matchup pits two of the top offenses in...
  • Indiana's shooting struggles too much to overcome

    EVANSTON, Ill. — A bad second-half stretch kept Indiana from ending its woes against Northwestern. Indiana missed 10 straight shots during a 13-0 Northwestern run, and the Wildcats beat the Hoosiers 72-65 on Thursday night. "We look like we were...
  • Northwestern wins 4th straight in Big Ten for 1st time since 1967

    Northwestern wins 4th straight in Big Ten for 1st time since 1967
    Chris Collins was drenched. His jubilant Northwestern players made sure their high-energy coach was soaked with water in the locker room after Wednesday night's stunning 72-65 victory over Indiana at Welsh-Ryan Arena. It has become a fun tradition for...