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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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  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 3 Ohio State

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 3 Ohio State
    The Ohio State Buckeyes finished 12-0 last season, but the off-season felt more like 6-6 with only a 50% chance of reign. No undefeated program got more imperfect faster. Urban Meyer is still on honeymoon in Columbus, but outside city limits was a...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska

    College football top 25 countdown: No. 16 Nebraska
    Bo Pelini's expertise has always been defense. Says who? "Pelini's expertise has always been defense," his official Nebraska biography reads. He played safety at Ohio State, coached linebackers in the NFL (Green Bay, New England), was defensive...
  • College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for

    College football 2013: The answers you've been waiting for
    To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013: 1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback? Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
  • 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...
  • Florida turns away Tennessee after losing quarterback Jeff Driskel

    Florida turns away Tennessee after losing quarterback Jeff Driskel
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
  • College football rankings: Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State, Notre Dame

    College football rankings: Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State, Notre Dame
    Rankman's steadfast "Never play on Election Tuesday" rule came back to bite Toledo when the Rockets forfeited their poll position by joining Mitt Romney in the loss column. Toledo, located in swing-state Ohio, lost to Ball State. Otherwise, it was...