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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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  • Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten

    Maryland coaches Mark Turgeon, Brenda Frese initially opposed move to Big Ten
    COLLEGE PARKĀ — A year ago, coaches representing the University of Maryland's 19 athletic teams lined up across the back wall of a meeting room in the student union, all dressed in red. The plan, according to an internal email, was to present a...
  • Teddy Greenstein's college football picks

    I play a little game with myself on Mondays. It's called Guess the Spread. Several weeks back, I predicted Ohio State would be favored by nine points at Northwestern. The line opened at four, and I thought: Man, Vegas thinks more of the Wildcats than...
  • Immense value of several college QBs in area clear

    Immense value of several college QBs in area clear
    We interrupt Groin Injury Awareness Week in Chicago to bring attention to four college quarterbacks from the area who mean as much to their teams as Jay Cutler does to the Bears. At Notre Dame, America's most unappreciated quarterback made history...
  • College football: What to watch on TV Saturday

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games: MORNING No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
  • Same old, same old: SEC is center of BCS universe

    Alabama played lousy and Auburn got lucky, but nothing changes as another November starts to coalesce around SEC headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. It's almost like the swallows returning to Capistrano. When undefeated Auburn was left out of the BCS...
  • College football: What to watch on TV this weekend

    College football: What to watch on TV this weekend
    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Friday and Saturday's menu of games: FRIDAY MORNING Sleep in. 9 a.m.: Iowa...
  • Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

    Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va. The losing streak is the...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot

     Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot
    It was a steamy August morning, one of those tongue-dragging days when you can't stop imagining how good a mouthful of ice would feel. Ice was part of Aja Evans' midsummer day's dream too. Evans was thinking about how good she wanted to feel when she...
  • Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game

    Former Mainland star Ricardo Allen looking to impress scouts at East-West Shrine Game
    On the second day of practices for the East-West Shrine Game it was already clear that Purdue defensive back Ricardo Allen is ready to make a move. His coverage in one-on-one drills is solid and the former Daytona Beach Mainland product is moving well....
  • Northwestern impressing Big Ten coaches despite poor results

     Northwestern impressing Big Ten coaches despite poor results
    Northwestern has become the darling of Big Ten basketball. Which is odd considering the Wildcats are 1-4 in the conference and their losses have come by an average of 22.5 points. But Indiana coach Tom Crean threw kisses at first-year coach Chris...