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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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  • Report: Michigan targeting Northwestern's Phillips

    The Sports Xchange Report: Michigan targeting Northwestern's Phillips Michigan is targeting Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips as a candidate to succeed Dave Brandon, according to ESPN. Phillips has no ties to the University of Michigan....
  • Northwestern passing game lacking in big plays

     Northwestern passing game lacking in big plays
    Northwestern has the Big Ten's least productive offense, averaging 4.6 yards per play and less than one touchdown pass per game. But the Wildcats have something going for them — an admiration for quarterback Trevor Siemian, who has spent much of...
  • Iowa blows out Northwestern

    Iowa blows out Northwestern
    IOWA CITY — If this putrid performance doesn't prompt Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald to ponder significant changes in his program, what will? Northwestern got destroyed Saturday by Iowa, losing 48-7 in a game that wasn't that close. NU's only...
  • NCAAF roundup: Texas A&M's Hill suspended two games

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Texas A&M's Hill suspended two games Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill was suspended two games for violating team rules and athletic department policies, the school announced Saturday. The school did not specify what...
  • Football Roundup: Hereford beats Owings Mills, 73-43

    Football Roundup: Hereford beats Owings Mills, 73-43
    Hereford 73, Owings Mills 43: The visiting Bulls (6-3) fell behind 6-0 after the opening kickoff but took a 30-14 lead at halftime. Jamal Cody had four touchdowns as Hereford's ground game accumulated yards and points. The Eagles dropped to 4-5....
  • Week 10 Friday night football updates

    Week 10 Friday night football updates
    Follow along on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. At a game? Send updates using hashtag #TribFB on Twitter. Get all the scores here. Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here. Want to know where your team is ranked? Check it out here.  Catch up...
  • Week 10 football: Five can't-miss playoff games

    Week 10 football: Five can't-miss playoff games
    Class 7A: No. 14 seed Mount Carmel at No. 3 Batavia When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Records: Mount Carmel 5-4, Batavia 8-1. On the offensive: Jack White and the rest of the punishing Mount Carmel offensive line have helped Anthony Ries and A.J. Lewis...
  • Big Ten football rankings: Graduation-rates edition

    Big Ten football rankings: Graduation-rates edition
    Penn State's latest graduation-success rate for football was 87 percent, tied for the second-highest rate in school history. The NCAA released its annual report of graduation success rates Wednesday, with Penn State's sports teams achieving an overall...
  • Wildcats eye rebound following bye week

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The last time Northwestern returned from a bye week it rolled to three straight wins. The Wildcats (3-4, 2-2 Big Ten West) hope for similar results as they resume the conference...
  • Hawkeyes dealing with off-the-field issues

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT Iowa had a bye on the schedule last weekend, but there was plenty of action and distractions off the field. None of it was good news for the Hawkeyes. "I'm laughing because distractions are...
  • Big Ten race starts for real now - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan State - INSIDE SLANT October is over and the Big Ten races are just beginning. As the calendar flips to November on Saturday, there is still much to be decided. In the East Division, there is clarity. The...