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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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  • Big Ten football standings (graduation-rates edition)

     
    The NCAA released its annual report of student-athlete graduation rates Thursday, which produced an overall success rate of 82 percent, the highest-ever according to the organization's figures. Read more about the NCAA's report on graduation-success rates...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 12 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 12 Picks
    Welcome to the Take the Points week 12 college football column.  Does anyone read the intro to these things?  Internet users are like Dana Holgorsen after eight Red Bulls, they can't even sit still, let alone focus on reading an entire paragraph.  The...
  • Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police

    Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police
    The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of...
  • Teel Time: How might ACC's new bowl lineup have worked last season?

    Projecting the ACC’s future bowl partnerships with last season’s results is an inexact endeavor, to be sure. But no matter how you forecast the pairings, they confirm how much better the league’s postseason landscape will be. Windfalls...
  • Nik Vucevic sits, but has encouraging news on his left ankle

    Nik Vucevic sits, but has encouraging news on his left ankle
    CLEVELAND — Most people don't want to spend New Year's Eve with their left ankles covered with ice, and Orlando Magic center Nik Vucevic is no different. But Vucevic is thankful that he did. The quick treatment helped prevent the ankle sprain he...
  • Complete NCAA football television schedule for this weekend

     
    Courtesy of the National Football Foundation: Fri., Nov. 8 8:30 p.m. (20) Louisville at Connecticut ESPN2 (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2, Allison Williams) Sat., Nov. 9 12 p.m. SMU at Cincinnati ESPN Regional (Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht, Brooke...
  • Scouting Report: Penn State vs. Purdue

     
    PENN STATE (5-4) vs. PURDUE (1-8) WHEN: Noon Saturday WHERE: Beaver Stadium TV: Big Ten Network (Eric Collins, Chuck Long, Jon Jansen) RADIO: WAEB AM-790 LATEST LINE: Penn State is a 21.5-point favorite. SERIES HISTORY: Penn State leads 12-3-1 (eight........
  • Highs, lows and more from Penn State-Purdue

     
    Bill O'Brien challenged a reporter's question Saturday regarding Penn State's "morale" when it runs the football well. O'Brien insisted that there's never been a "morale problem" with his team, adding that the word "gets thrown around like cheeseburgers...
  • Edgy Tim's football recruiting notes | Bolingbrook's Westphal checks out Florida

    Edgy Tim's football recruiting notes | Bolingbrook's Westphal checks out Florida
    Bolingbrook junior defensive back Parrker Westphal made an unofficial visit to Florida over the weekend. Westphal reconnected with former Raiders teammate and current Gators freshman linebacker Antonio Morrison in Gainesville. "It was great," Westphal...
  • Notebook: Ray Rice not complaining about lack of touches

    Notebook: Ray Rice not complaining about lack of touches
    Eyebrows were raised around the NFL when Ravens running back Ray Rice wasn't involved at  all during the fourth quarter of a 23-20 loss Sunday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was  Rice who salvaged the Ravens' overtime win over the San Diego...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...