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Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university.
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university. « Show less

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  • Indiana is chasing its first bowl bid since 2007, Hoosiers ranked No. 94

    Indiana is chasing its first bowl bid since 2007, Hoosiers ranked No. 94
    Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team.
  • Big Ten athletic directors want changes to enhance athletes' experiences

    Big Ten athletic directors want changes to enhance athletes' experiences
    When Julie Hermann played volleyball at Nebraska in the '80s, the program would have brownie sales to raise revenue. At Notre Dame in the '70s, Gene Smith recalled that a discussion between a football player and coach might go like this: "You have an...

    South Elgin's Ryan Nutof makes mound impact at University of Michigan

    South Elgin's Ryan Nutof makes mound impact at University of Michigan
    Anyone who saw South Elgin's Ryan Nutof pitch last spring when he led the Storm to a third-place finish in the state already knew he possessed the skills to succeed in college baseball. It took Nutof only a few games for Michigan this spring to show...

    Kawann Short's story: stay in school, get your degree

    Kawann Short's story: stay in school, get your degree
    HAMMOND — Kawann Short isn't sure where he'd be without Mark Hagen. A balding, veteran assistant football coach for Texas A&M, Hagen turned on the ignition switch for Short. Short was wearing a gold chain and a pair of black-and-gold, high-top...

    Bayhawks lose, 15-14, on road to first-place Lizards

    Bayhawks lose, 15-14, on road to first-place Lizards
    Major League Lacrosse Bayhawks lose, 15-14, on road to first-place Lizards Greg Gurenlian won 28 of 32 faceoffs and attackman Rob Pannell had four goals and two assists, helping the host New York Lizards edge the Chesapeake Bayhawks, 15-14, on...