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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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  • Gordon returns to site of breakout game

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT Two years ago, Melvin Gordon was an unknown freshman running back for Wisconsin. Nine carries and 216 yards later, Gordon was suddenly a national name after torching Nebraska in leading...
  • Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach

    Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach
    A surprising winning streak. A victory in the rivalry game. A bowl game. The end-of-season flourish seemed to save Illinois coach Tim Beckman, who was retained by athletic director Mike Thomas with an announcement Sunday. Those achievements would whip...
  • Preview: North Carolina State at Purdue

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: North Carolina State at Purdue North Carolina State is 6-0 for the first time in a decade, and the Wolfpack will put that unblemished record on the line Tuesday when they visit Purdue in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game. While N....
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 12/2 log (updated Monday AM)

    9 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 12:30 p.m.    Football: Oct. 2012: Kecoughtan vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal at Borussia Dortmund.--MASN2 2:40 p.m.    Soccer: English Premier League:...
  • Tim Beckman will be back for a 4th season as Illinois' football coach

    Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas saw enough improvement from football coach Tim Beckman's team to retain him. Thomas released a statement about keeping Beckman on Sunday, the day after the Illini earned bowl eligibility by beating Northwestern....
  • Michigan State boosts bowl profile with 34-10 win

    Michigan State boosts bowl profile with 34-10 win STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Michigan State staked its claim for a New Year's Day bowl on Saturday afternoon -- and did so in convincing fashion. Running back Jeremy Langford rushed for 118 yards and two...
  • Barrett fractures ankle as Ohio State beats Michigan

    The Sports Xchange By Doug Bean, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates opponent in second graph for Big Ten title game Barrett fractures ankle as Ohio State beats Michigan COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sixth-ranked Ohio State shook off stubborn archrival...
  • Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible

    Illinois beats Northwestern, becomes bowl-eligible
    Running off Ryan Field after beating Northwestern, Illinois players were greeted by a small but exuberant bunch of fans chanting their names and yelling their call-and-repeat I-L-L, I-N-I cheer. But what Illinois savored most was the silence. "I...
  • Indiana 23, Purdue 16

    (Updated: UPDATING: Minor editing in second and third graphs) Indiana 23, Purdue 16: Zander Diamont scored from a yard out with 27 seconds to go and the host Hoosiers rallied from 10 points down to win the battle for the Old Oaken Bucket for the second...
  • Ohio State 42, Michigan 28

    The Sports Xchange By Doug Bean, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: NOTE; Updating Barrett's injury to fractured ankle in second graf. Ohio State 42, Michigan 28 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sixth-ranked Ohio State finished unbeaten in the Big Ten for the third...
  • Indiana defeats Purdue, keeps Old Oaken Bucket

    Zander Diamont scored from a yard out with 27 seconds to go and the host Hoosiers rallied from 10 points down to win the battle for the Old Oaken Bucket for the second straight season, defeating Purdue 23-16 in Bloomington, Ind. Tevin Coleman went over...