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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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  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten power rankings
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive quoted Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill in his media day remarks, threatening that the Power 5 conferences would break from the NCAA if not granted more voting power. Big 12 chief Bob Bowlsby belittled NCAA...
  • Big Ten commissioner: 'We need a system that works'

    Words not normally associated with Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: measured, mild, tame. But that's what Delany was Monday, especially compared with cohorts Mike Slive (SEC) and Bob Bowlsby (Big 12). Bowslby mocked NCAA enforcement by saying:...
  • Delany criticizes NCAA's enforcement process

    CHICAGO Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany says he isn't happy with the NCAA's enforcement process. He discussed the need for improvements Monday on the first day of the conference's media days. Delany said he doesn't think the NCAA has been effective in...
  • Former Illini player dies 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Darrell Hazell knows preparation will be key for Purdue

      Darrell Hazell knows preparation will be key if Purdue hopes to succeed this season. The second-year Boilermakers coach was in Orlando Saturday speaking at a NIKE clinic and spoke with the Sentinel about a variety of subjects including the...
  • 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,...