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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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  • Schedule sets up nicely for Iowa

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT Iowa had a bounce-back season in 2013 with an 8-5 record and a strong finish that included a big win at Nebraska in the regular-season finale before a loss to LSU in the Outback Bowl. The...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada 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....
  • UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

    UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage
    NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
  • 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...