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WATCH: Northwestern celebrates big win with Macarena

After a win over Minnesota that pushed their season record to 5-0, the Northwestern Wildcats have many reasons to be happy.They beat the Gophers soundly, 27-0 behind another solid performance from star running back Justin Jackson who went over 100 yards for the tenth time in twelve games. The super sophomore had 120 yards on 20 carries against a stout Gophers defense.After the game...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota shut out in Big Ten opener at Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Clayton Thorson scored two touchdowns, Justin Jackson ran for 120 yards and the Northwestern defense turned in another dominant performance as the No. 16 Wildcats shut out Minnesota 27-0 on Saturday. Thorson, a freshman quarterback, scored on runs of 5 and 1 yards to spark the offense for Northwestern (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten). The Wildcats defense, which has allowed only...
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Thorson has 2 TDs, No. 16 Northwestern tops Minnesota 27-0

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Clayton Thorson scored two touchdowns, Justin Jackson ran for 120 yards and the Northwestern defense turned in another dominant performance as the No. 16 Wildcats shut out Minnesota 27-0 on Saturday. Thorson, a freshman quarterback, scored on runs of 5 and 1 yards to spark the offense for Northwestern (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten). The Wildcats defense, which has allowed...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota vs. Northwestern: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Northwestern running back Justin Jackson (28), center, celebrates with wide receiver Tony Jones (6), left, and wide receiver Tom Fuessel (81) after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. California won 31-24. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) It’s a Big Ten showdown this weekend when the Minnesota...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Golden Gophers Vs. Northwestern Wildcats Betting Odds

Week five of the college football season features a Big Ten match up between Minnesota and a surprisingly still undefeated Northwestern team. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ son is a Northwestern basketball walk-on

On Wednesday, Northwestern University announced a new walk-on for their 2015-16 basketball team – a freshman named Charlie Hall. His name probably doesn’t mean a whole lot…until you look at his bio on Northwestern’s website. Welcome to new @NUMensBball walk-on Charlie Hall. Yada, yada, yada…you might know his mother. ...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Northwestern to wear gothic uniforms vs. Gophers

The No. 16 Northwestern Wildcats are heading into this week’s game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers looking to prove once again that they belong in the top-25. There have been quite a few fans and analysts that have said that they don’t belong, which has become offensive to the Northwestern program. During this week’s big game, the Wildcats will be taking the field sporting...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern did an awkward dance routine before game

The Northwestern Wildcats are looking very good right now as they are 4-0 and sitting at No. 16 in the AP poll. They have looked very impressive so far and they certainly have reason to dance right now. Before Saturday’s game against Ball State, the team showed off a dance routine that they had been working hard on during the week. IT was rather awkward to say the least. While...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern vs. Ball State: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

On Saturday the No. 17 Northwestern Wildcats will host the Ball State Cardinals. Using a opening week upset of Stanford, Northwestern (3-0) is looking to keep things going when they host Ball State (2-1) in this contest. Ryan Field will play host to this game which will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 8:00 pm ET. The Odds: Northwestern is a 20 point favorite against Ball...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern is 3-0. How did they get there?

One of the surprising storylines of this young football season has been the undefeated start of the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats. The Wildcats, coached by Pat Fitzgerald in his tenth season at the helm, are 3-0. And while many teams are sitting at 3-0 right now, Fitzgerald’s Cats have managed to do it with two [&hellip The post Northwestern is 3-0. How did they get there...
Via No Coast Bias
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern has cool new helmets for Duke game

The Northwestern Wildcats are looking pretty good on the field this season. After pulling off a big upset over the Stanford Cardinal in Week 1 and finding themselves in the Top 25, the Wildcats are looking to make some noise and possibly compete for a Big Ten title. On Saturday, they are going to look the part of a contender as well. The team takes on the Duke Blue Devils in Durham...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Northwestern Wildcats

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Northwestern Wildcats. Vic Law arrived on campus last season as arguably Northwestern’s best-ever recruit. Coupled with […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview...
Via Inside the Hall
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Northwestern’s Jerry Brown Gets Down

While the opening weekend-plus of the college football season was mostly a downer for the Big Ten, things kicked off well for the conference last Saturday thanks to the Northwestern Wildcats. In a shocker, Northwestern upset the Standford Cardinal in the early kickoff, 16-6, completely dominating every facet of the game against a ranked opponent. Just about no one saw that coming...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats defense leads way to upset over #21 Stanford Cardinals

College football is back and in full swing. Some teams who should win have struggled out of the gate, like the 21st ranked Stanford Cardinals. Saturday morning in Evanston, IL, the Cardinal offense hit a brick wall. That brick wall? The Northwestern Wildcats’ defense. The Wildcats definitely came to play in their season opener in front of their home crowd, shocking the 21st ranked...
Via EndZoneScore
28 days ago  |  Discuss

It all Fitz together for Northwestern in an upset of Stanford

While most FBS college football teams went the cupcake route in week one — as is standard practice in the industry — the Northwestern Wildcats and Stanford Cardinal decided to tackle a challenge in week one. This approach naturally invites risks, chief among them the distinct possibility that if you’re sloppy or nervous or timid (or all of the above), the quality of opponent...
Via The Student Section
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NW’s Scottie Lindsey posterizes Spanish defender

The Northwestern Wildcats men’s basketball team is currently on an overseas trip, and sophomore wing Scottie Lindsey recently had a highlight reel moment on it. In Northwestern’s exhibition game against Spanish club CB Tarragona, Lindsey absolutely posterized a defender with a thunderous dunk. It can be seen at the 1:22 mark of the video below. A former three-star recruit out...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern goes with Clayton Thorson as starting quarterback

The future is now for the Northwestern Wildcats, at least that seems to be the message given out on Thursday by head coach Pat Fitzgerald. What was widely rumored became reality, as Fitzgerald announced redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson the starting quarterback for the season opener against Stanford. Per @coachfitz51, redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson will be the #B1GCats starting...
Via Talking 10
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Northwestern Wildcats Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Northwestern Wildcats are looking to bounce back from a 5-7 season in 2014. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Northwestern’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern players lose union ruling from NLRB

The Northwestern University football team will not be allowed to form a union, as was ruled by the National Labor Relations Board in a decision that overturned a previous one allowing the team to unionize, thus striking a huge blow to the case for allowing college athletes to be paid for their services. The decision was initially reported by Mason Levinson of Bloomberg. In a unanimous...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Northwestern Star Kain Colter Reacts To NLRB Decision On Unionization: ” I Don’t Think It’s A Huge Loss”

In early 2014, Northwestern football made waves around the college athletics landscape when they began an effort to unionize. Today, the National Labor Relations Board made a ruling on the players’ case, and it isn’t a great one for them. The NLRB unanimously declined jurisdiction in the case, the board announced today: In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Players Can’t Unionize After Labor Board Overturns Ruling

One year ago, a judge ruled that athletes from Northwestern University could form a union. Since then, the ruling has been stayed while legal proceedings and appeals continued. On Monday, that decision was overturned, after a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board: In its unanimous decision, the labor board skirted the issue of whether the players are employees and left open...
Via Gamedayr
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

National Labor Relations Board overturns Northwestern ruling

What was over a year in the making finally came down on Monday morning, as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its ruling in the appeal of an earlier decision to allow Northwestern University football players to seek representation as a unionized group. In the end, the Northwestern University appeal to the federal board made a big difference, as the board denied the...
Via Talking 10
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Wildcats: Around the Campus 2015

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Northwestern Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Northwestern Week” focus on football, this is our weekly chance to check in on all the other athletic success stories going on in Evanston. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2014-15 and how that will project forward for Wildcat fans in 2015...
Via Talking 10
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Northwestern Unveils New Football Gloves For 2014 Season

The Northwestern Wildcats, like many other college football teams across the nation, kicked off fall practice Monday afternoon. While Wildcats fans are hoping for a much different product on the field in 2014, we learned today that at least one part of the team’s wardrobe is getting an upgrade. The official Northwestern Twitter account tweeted out a photo of the new gloves that...
Via College Spun
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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