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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

Top Purdue Boilermakers Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Cook, a rising senior, also had offers from Maryland and Virginia, but he said the offer was rescinded by Maryland before his...
  • 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...
  • Football recruiting | Oak Park's Simmie Cobbs flips to Indiana

    Football recruiting | Oak Park's Simmie Cobbs flips to Indiana
    Simmie Cobbs went from a senior without a scholarship offer to the focus of a Big Ten recruiting battle. The former sleeper from Oak Park orally committed to Purdue in October, but he plans to sign with Indiana on Wednesday, which is national signing...
  • No. 25 Ohio State tops Purdue

    Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half as the Buckeyes pulled away from the visiting Boilermakers and climbed back above .500 in the Big Ten. LaQuinton Ross scored a game-high 17 points for Ohio State (19-5, 6-5 Big Ten), which...
  • Big Ten schools reportedly set to get big raise in 2017-18

    Big Ten schools reportedly set to get big raise in 2017-18
      Big Ten schools are reportedly set to make more than $40 million in 2017-18, that according to information provided to the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal-Courier. The document, obtained by the newspaper through an open records request to Purdue University,...
  • College Update: Arboleda helps Bruins to seventh at Pac-12 Finals

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Anton Arboleda (La Caņada High, 2010) UCLA golf senior: The Bruins took seventh at the Pacific-12 championships at the Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Ariz. on Sunday afternoon....
  • Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities

    Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities
    WASHINGTON — The final 24 games of the Orlando Magic's season will serve as an extended audition for almost everyone on the team. Team officials will use the time to evaluate each player further, and the appraisals will factor into roster...