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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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  • Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1

    Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1
    Chris Rolfe broke a tie in the 64th minute to help D.C. United beat the 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-1, on Saturday night in British Columbia. D.C. United (4-1-2) ran its unbeaten streak to five games. Whitecaps captain Pedro Morales opened the scoring in the second minute, and Bobby Boswell tied it in the ninth. Vancouver (5-3-1) was reduced to 10 men in the 42nd minute when referee David Gantar showed midfielder Matias Laba a second yellow for clipping the foot of onrushing Fabian Espindola. Laba also was cared for in the 34th minute for a handball.
  • Multitalented Gelen Robinson plays three sports at Purdue

    Multitalented Gelen Robinson plays three sports at Purdue
    Formulate a plan. Stick to that schedule. Keep the lines of communication open. And make sure everything fits around football and academic responsibilities. That's how Gelen Robinson described being able to add wrestling and track to his plate at...

    Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record

    Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record
    Sophomore right-handed pitcher Mike Shawaryn earned his 21st career victory to break the Maryland's all-time record as the No. 20 Terps topped Purdue, 12-3, in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday night at Alexander Field in West Lafayette, Ind. The Carneys...

    Purdue's A.J. Hammons defers NBA 'dream' to pursue team goals

    Purdue's A.J. Hammons defers NBA 'dream' to pursue team goals
    When A.J. Hammons informed coach Matt Painter of his decision to return to Purdue for his senior season, Painter had a relatively subdued reaction. The 7-foot center's interpretation? Keep working, and make those desired strides after remaining in...

    Gary native A.J Hammons announces he will return as a senior for Purdue

    Gary native A.J Hammons announces he will return as a senior for Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE — A buzz was building that the revelation of a significant piece of news was imminent at the Purdue football spring game. And it involved basketball. During halftime, A.J. Hammons announced that he would be returning to the...