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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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  • Notre Dame circles wagons with Northwestern up next

    Upon further reflection, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly pinpointed those responsible for Notre Dame's five turnovers Saturday against Arizona State. Everyone was at fault — and nobody in particular was to blame. That was the gist of Kelly's...
  • Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor

     Forward Sam Dekker could be Wisconsin's X-factor
    As Chris Collins returned to Northwestern's jubilant locker room after his news conference at the Kohl Center, he heard the unmistakable sounds of a dribbling basketball and sneakers squeaking on a gym floor. He peaked inside and spotted Sam Dekker. "He...
  • Matt Alviti could see more snaps for Northwestern

    Technically Matt Alviti remains Northwestern’s third-string quarterback, but the mobile Maine South grad figures to get a decent number of snaps Saturday at Notre Dame. That’s not so much a reflection on Trevor Siemian, who completed 32-of-...
  • Hampton University women's basketball preview

    COACH: David Six (6th season, 127-35). OPENER: Nov. 16 at Northwestern. 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 25 vs. Washington State. Home opener against Pac-12 team. Dec. 8 vs. Morgan State. MEAC home opener. Dec. 17 vs. South Carolina. No. 2 Gamecocks highest-...
  • 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...
  • Navy SEAL takes the field for Northwestern

    Navy SEAL takes the field for Northwestern
    It took nine games but Tom Hruby, a 32-year-old Navy SEALs instructor and Northwestern defensive end, finally made his college football debut Saturday against Michigan at Ryan Field. The 6-foot-3 junior also has juggled a full class load along with...
  • Wildcats take lst Big Ten field hockey title

    Wildcats take lst Big Ten field hockey title
    The Northwestern women's field hockey team completed a string of upsets to earn their first Big Ten tournament title and a place in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1994. The third-seeded Wildcats (16-6) beat top seed Maryland 3-1 in Sunday'...
  • Auburn fumbles away chances to stay atop College Football Playoff race

    Auburn's amazing streak of having everything goes its way during a championship run might have ended in Saturday's 41-38 loss to Texas A&M. It seemed impossible third-ranked Auburn would lose at home, even after trailing by 10 points with 7:54 left....
  • Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition

    Northwestern rolls 102-52 over McKendree in exhibition
    The plan was to give his young players an opportunity to become acclimated to playing in game conditions at Welsh-Ryan Arena during Friday night's exhibition game against McKendree. As it turned out, coach Chris Collins' young Wildcats made themselves...
  • Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern

    Saturday's matchup: Michigan at Northwestern
    TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; ESPN2; WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Line: Michigan by 1 1/2. Records: Michigan 4-5, 2-3 Big Ten; Northwestern 3-5, 2-3. Last meeting: Michigan won 27-19 in triple overtime on Nov. 16, 2013, in Evanston. On the offensive:...