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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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  • Local Roundup: Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame to hit road for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Indiana, Purdue and Notre Dame will each be on the road for the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Purdue is at Pittsburgh on Dec. 1, while Indiana takes on defending national champion Duke on Dec. 2 in Durham, N.C. Notre Dame is at Illinois on Dec. 2....
  • No question: Indiana, Purdue basketball shaping up again as a rivalry

    No question: Indiana, Purdue basketball shaping up again as a rivalry
    Do you have questions? I have answers. Plenty of them. Let's go. •Will Purdue basketball be as good as Indiana on paper if Caleb Swanigan enrolls? Yep. Swanigan, the 6-foot-8 power forward from Homestead who has decommitted from Michigan State,...
  • Indiana baseball's Dedelow heats up against Long Beach State

    Free swinging earlier led to some struggling at the plate for Indiana's Craig Dedelow, but he's trying to kick the habit. "I kind of simplified my approach a little bit at the plate," he said after driving in a career-high four runs in a 7-2 victory over...
  • Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe, several others audition for Ravens at minicamp

    Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe, several others audition for Ravens at minicamp
    Firing out of a three-point stance, former Maryland defensive end Andre Monroe busted into the backfield during the Ravens' rookie minicamp. Now, Monroe is hoping he has done enough to be earn a contract after competing this weekend on a tryout basis....
  • Three former area football stars picked up as undrafted free agents

    Three former area football stars picked up as undrafted free agents
    Aside from the three former area high school players selected in last week’s NFL Draft, Leonard Williams (Daytona Beach Mainland), Andre Debose (Seminole) and Trevor Siemian (Olympia), there are at least three others who have already been picked...
  • Purdue lacks stability at quarterback, ranks No. 115 in Sentinel's preseason rankings

    Purdue lacks stability at quarterback, ranks No. 115 in Sentinel's preseason rankings
    The Sentinel's 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 team....
  • No bluffing: Cowboys stuck with defense, did not draft a running back

    No bluffing: Cowboys stuck with defense, did not draft a running back
    Dallas owner and general manager Jerry Jones wasn't bluffing when he said getting a running back wouldn't be a top priority in the draft, even though the Cowboys lost NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray in free agency. The Cowboys kept the focus on...
  • Nine with area ties entering Indiana Football Hall of Fame

    Nine men who will be inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame at ceremonies Sunday come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Notre Dame is the most prevalent connection with Dennis Gutowski, John Doherty and Tom VanDenburgh sharing that...
  • Football Hall of Famer John Mathias bucked the odds at IU

    Being an Indiana University football fan invites a lifelong ordeal of suffering on Saturday afternoons in Bloomington. How frustrating is it to cheer for a program that has managed just 11 winning seasons in the last half-century? Only Bill Mallory...
  • Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'

    Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'
    Five minutes from the Barrington home of Rapolas Ivanauskas is a Lake Zurich YMCA. That's where, several days a week, Ivanauskas and his father can be found on a basketball court. They work on various basketball skills — shooting, dribbling,...
  • Yogi Ferrell will return to Indiana for his senior year

    Yogi Ferrell will aim for one final tournament run with Indiana. The Hoosiers' point guard announced through a press release Sunday afternoon that he will return for his senior year, likely making Indiana a top 15 team when the season begins in...