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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

    Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20
    Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va. The losing streak is the...
  • When considering UCLA's win-loss record, look at who it's played

    When considering UCLA's win-loss record, look at who it's played
    Q: Someone has to call it. Bruins 5-6 last 11 games. Not that good. No real progress. Brian Theriot A: An interesting point except UCLA also hasn't exactly been playing Louisville's schedule. Let's examine UCLA losses: Once to Oregon, currently No....
  • Northwestern unveils special blood-spatter football uniform design

    Northwestern unveils special blood-spatter football uniform design
    In its Nov. 16 game against Michigan, Northwestern football players will wear special uniforms as part of the team’s effort to support the Wounded Warrior Project. Naturally, the uniforms, which are made by Under Armour, skew patriotic. Perhaps...
  • College football: What to watch Saturday on TV

    College football: What to watch Saturday on TV
    MORNING No. 2 Florida State (8-0) at Wake Forest (4-5) 9 a.m., Channel 7 Is it possible Florida State could have a let down one week after its emphatic win over Miami, against an inferior Wake Forest team? Wake Forest has won four of the last...
  • Southern Mississippi avoids rare second consecutive winless season

    Southern Mississippi avoids rare second consecutive winless season
    Southern Mississippi avoided its second consecutive winless season with a 62-27 victory on the road over Alabama Birmingham in a Conference USA game Saturday. Nick Mullens passed for 370 yards and a career-high five touchdowns as well as rushed for...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 10 Northwestern
    Thirty years ago (1983) Stanford and Northwestern put their brainy football heads together to go a combined 3-19. And no one blinked, cared, or was the least bit surprised, because mediocrity then was considered the price to be paid for academic...
  • Johnny Manziel still has some growing up to do

     Johnny Manziel still has some growing up to do
    They started calling him "Johnny Football" as a kid because, when things didn't go his way on the playground, he took his ball and went home. Now hit me with a rim shot and a "piling on" penalty. Unlike the paid psycho-babble experts on ESPN, I...
  • Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16

    Miami upends No. 12 Florida, 21-16
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday. Duke Johnson added...
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Morning No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0) 9 a.m., ESPN Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
  • Three ranked college football teams can update their status with wins

    Three ranked college football teams can update their status with wins
    Count this as a huge Saturday for three ranked schools looking to update their status from nice story to national story. It doesn't get bigger, ready or not, for Washington, Northwestern and Maryland: •No. 15 Washington is at No. 5 Stanford in...
  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest
    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...