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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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  • Michigan inks new deal to reunite with NIKE

    Michigan inks new deal to reunite with NIKE
    Michigan's uniforms will have an all-too familiar addition starting in 2016 - the swoosh - after the school and NIKE reached a new agreement that reunites the athletic apparel company with the Wolverines.  The new deal begins August 1, 2016 and keeps...
  • Branden Dawson drafted by Clippers, but NBA journey nearly never began

    Branden Dawson drafted by Clippers, but NBA journey nearly never began
    There were host of people smiling the night Branden Dawson was drafted. His mom, Cassandra. His grandmother, Catherine Dawson. His sisters, Ashley and Desiree. And Kenneth Jackson. Jackson was Dawson's surrogate father — the father figure who...
  • Barret Benson hopes to become another Wolves' success story

     Barret Benson hopes to become another Wolves' success story
    After Hinsdale South senior Josh King verbally committed to play football at Michigan State, recruiting attention on the school's Class of 2016 now focuses squarely on another coveted star. Barret Benson, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound center for the Hornets...
  • Maryland's Trimble invited to try out for U.S. team that will play in Pan-Am Games

    Maryland's Trimble invited to try out for U.S. team that will play in Pan-Am Games
    Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has been invited to try out for the U.S. team going to the Pan American Games in Toronto later this summer. The 20-year-old Trimble, who will be a sophomore in College Park, is among the youngest of the 22 players vying...
  • Portage's Kiley Jones named co-Miss Softball for Indiana

    Portage's Kiley Jones named co-Miss Softball for Indiana
    A plaque hangs in Portage's dugout listing the accomplishments of many of the program's greatest players. Add the name of Indians' star pitcher Kiley Jones to the list of distinction. The senior first team All-State star was named co-Miss Softball...
  • E'Twaun Moore works toward expanded role with Bulls

    E'Twaun Moore works toward expanded role with Bulls
    After the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated the Bulls in the semifinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs in six games, E'Twaun Moore took two weeks off to regroup and decompress. But by the time the calendar turned to June, he was back in the gym. "I'm...
  • Timberwolves have first say on NBA future of Robbie Hummel

    Timberwolves have first say on NBA future of Robbie Hummel
    VALPARAISO — The process isn't old hat for Robbie Hummel. But he's no stranger to it either. Last summer, after his rookie season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Hummel was a restricted free agent. In late June, the Timberwolves declined to...
  • Football recruiting: Carmel TE Noah Turner has eyes on Notre Dame

    Football recruiting: Carmel TE Noah Turner has eyes on Notre Dame
    Friday is a big day for Noah Turner. The Carmel junior tight end is not shy about the importance of impressing the Notre Dame football coaching staff at the Irish Invasion camp, an invitation-only event Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly created to attract...
  • 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...
  • ACC tax return shows doubling of revenue in last four years but future challenges

    ACC tax return shows doubling of revenue in last four years but future challenges
    Were the ACC a publicly traded company, its stock would have soared Friday. The conference released its 2013-14 federal tax return – more on the bizarre timing of non-profit filings later – and the fiscal-year numbers far exceeded projections....
  • Easiest non-conference schedules in 2015

    Easiest non-conference schedules in 2015
      Here’s a look at five teams who face the easiest non-conference schedules heading into the 2015 season based on opponent’s win-loss records: Oregon State (.278) The Buzz: Oregon State opens the season at home with a matchup against...