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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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  • The Times' college football rankings

    The Times' college football rankings
    Louisiana State can't afford to keep winning like this. The Tigers are 2-0 the last two weeks and are dropping faster than a first-time drinker at Mardi Gras. Oregon State is No.1 in two of the six Bowl Championship Series computers and also in the...
  • Urgency replaces spectacle this weekend in college football

    Urgency replaces spectacle this weekend in college football
    Last weekend was a football carnival with jugglers, clowns, cotton candy, flamethrowers and sword swallowers. My favorite act was "The Bearded Bevo." It was fun in a nonthreatening, do-or-die way. Who besides Nick Saban didn't like West Virginia and...
  • 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...
  • UCLA fans want the front page, but team has to earn it

    UCLA fans want the front page, but team has to earn it
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: If UCLA beats USC, will The Times let them be in the Sunday sports page headline? Phillip Para Answer: That's a tough call but we can probably make a one-time exception to get UCLA out on the cover, especially if the...
  • Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers

    Lane Kiffin of USC finds more controversy, by the numbers
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Is this really a big deal? One USC football player changing his number shouldn't warrant this much attention. Devin Willis Answer: I'll grant you that one USC jersey swap against Colorado at the Coliseum is not as...
  • Times college football rankings: Five California schools make the list

    Times college football rankings: Five California schools make the list
    Rankman has rarely been this excited about two recently "dropped out" teams playing on a Thursday night in Piscataway, N.J. The showdown between Rutgers and Louisville now features two teams representing three different conferences. Rutgers is joining the...
  • Football: Monrovia isn't done with its winning ways

     
    Monrovia has won back-to-back Southern Section Mid-Valley Division championships, and the Wildcats still have plenty of talent for Coach Ryan Maddox. Linebacker George Frazier has committed to Colorado. Linebacker Brett Walsh has a 4.33 grade-point...
  • Handicapping the season's first BCS standings

    Handicapping the season's first BCS standings
    There is one problem in trying to project Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championships Series standings: That problem is Saturday. The games could substantially alter all pre-standings prognostications. There would be no huge controversies if the...
  • Things are heating up in college football

    Things are heating up in college football
    Here is some weekend pigskin to chew on: —How hot will it get for Texas? You thought things couldn't get worse after the Longhorns got scorched by Oklahoma last week at the State Fair of Texas. Friday, though, came word that "Big Tex," the 52-foot...
  • Four-team playoff could be necessary this season in college football

    Four-team playoff could be necessary this season in college football
    This weekend's very impatient, 6-year-old kid-like, takeaway question is: Why wait? Can't we just convene a council of BCS bishops and start the four-team playoff now? It would be just like college football to have two spots available this year for four...
  • The Times' college football rankings: The top 25

    The Times' college football rankings: The top 25
    Monday night's NFL outrage with the officials reminds me of the time in 2010 that "replacement Rankman" put Boise State at No. 1 and kept the Broncos there until the Friday night after Thanksgiving. This week's standings offer their own controversial...