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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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  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps

    Three-star cornerback Mike Majette commits to Terps
      On Saturday, Maryland lost a cornerback from its 2015 recruiting class when Kareem Ali decommitted. Two days later, the Terps have replaced him with another cornerback. Three-star corner Mike Majette from Woodbridge, Va., confirmed Monday...
  • Former Illini player died practicing in Minnesota

    Former Niles West, Illini player dies practicing
    Former Illinois offensive lineman Shawn Afryl died of cardiac arrest Monday night, according to his former high school football coach. Afryl was 22. He collapsed while practicing with a few teammates at Winona State University in Minnesota, where he had...
  • Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run

    Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters

    Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters
    Et cetera Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters On the first day of free agency, the Washington Capitals signed defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen and goaltender Justin Peters. Orpik received a five-year, $27.5 million deal. Orpik is the...
  • McDonogh linebacker Cook commits to Purdue

    McDonogh linebacker Cook commits to Purdue
    Westminster resident and standout McDonogh linebacker Wyatt Cook has committed to Purdue, Cook announced on Twitter on Tuesday. Cook, a rising senior, also had offers from Maryland and Virginia, but he said the offer was rescinded by Maryland before his...
  • Falcons head to camp with rebuilt OL

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Atlanta Falcons - INSIDE SLANT After missing the playoffs by a lot with an ugly 4-12 record last season, head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan will try to get the Atlanta Falcons back in gear when...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • 1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress

    1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress
    TALLAHASSEE -- Curt Clawson, a Republican businessman from Bonita Springs whose renown six months ago was limited to his hard-court days at Purdue University, is heading to Congress. Voters in the Republican-leaning Southwest Florida district...
  • Mainland, Seminole grads go in 5th round of NFL Draft

    Mainland, Seminole grads go in 5th round of NFL Draft
    Two former area high-school football players were selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Tennessee State offensive guard Kadeem Edwards, a former Seminole standout, was taken with the 143rd overall selection by the Tampa Bay...
  • Indiana ranked No. 88, Hoosiers need to bolster defense to succeed in Big Ten

    Indiana ranked No. 88, Hoosiers need to bolster defense to succeed in Big Ten
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...