How do we Feel About the 2016 Red Sox?

(May 3, 2016 - Source: David Banks/Getty Images North America)Evan MarinofskyContributing Writer Your Boston Red Sox, the team that was supposed to suck and have a terrible starting pitching staff and have their Manager gone by May 5th, are 17-11 and in first place in the AL East as of May 6th.Wow.Not to mention that they just took two of three from the best team in the American...
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May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: An Offseason Report Card

David Banks – Getty Images North America Sitting down to write the offseason report card for the Chicago Cubs feels like a student doing an evaluation at the end of a tough college course, where the professor is very smart, and you realize that his faculty study guide is filled with resources you just don’t have. The 2015 season ended spectacularly, if you look at it from the...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Northwestern drops hype video to kickoff ticket sales

The days are long gone when a team just sends out an email to season ticket holders or put up a simple post on their website to let fans know tickets are on sale.That is ok if teams are going to keep releasing cool hype videos to get ready for the upcoming season. On Wednesday, the Northwestern Wildcats did just that so fans can get ready to buy tickets for the upcoming season....
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Banks In Game-Winning 3-Point Shot At Buzzer To Beat Cavs (Video)

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has provided the most memorable moment of the 2015 NBA playoffs so far. The Cleveland Cavaliers tied Friday night’s Game 3 at 96-96 with under a minute to play in the fourth quarter when J.R. Smith hit a 3-point shot. The Bulls won the game on their next possession when Rose hit an off-balance 3-point shot that banked off the glass and through...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois College Basketball Rankings for the Week of Dec. 15

1. Illinois (7-3). Last week: 1 Illinois lost its second straight game on a neutral site, falling to Oregon Saturday at the United Center.  After hosting Hampton, the Illini return to a neutral site Saturday when they face Missouri in St. Louis. Photo: David Banks | USA Today Sports 2. Northwestern (6-3). Last week: 3 Northwestern dominated Mississippi Valley State in its...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly roundup: Red Sox trade Rumors

David Banks/USA Today SportsConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterWelcome to the 1st installment of Red Sox trade rumors, a weekly feature in which I'll recap the latest trade rumors related to our beloved Sox. This isn't a "who I think the Sox should target," just a roundup of players that could be targeted in July.Andre Either, LA Dodgers: This is not a new thing...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Indiana Outlasts Depleted Northwestern

Photo: David Banks | USA Today Sports Click here for full story at The Daily Northwestern. Northwestern (12-16, 5-10) dropped its 5th straight game Saturday. The Wildcats fell at home, 61-56, to Indiana (15-11, 5-8) as their once elite defense continued its recent struggles. Sophomore Tre Demps posted 19 points to lead Northwestern, which was without junior JerShon Cobb due to injury...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Sweeps Season Series with Northwestern

Photo: David Banks | USA Today Sports Northwestern’s three-game road winning streak ended Thursday. The Wildcats (12-13, 5-7 Big Ten) were overmatched by Michigan State (21-4, 10-2), 85-70. The Wildcats kept pace with the Spartans for the first 12 minutes, trailing only 23-22. Then, an 8-0 run bumped Michigan State’s lead to nine points with 4:32 left in the first half, and it...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 Michigan State Avoids Upset At Northwestern

Photo: David Banks | USA Today Sports Northwestern (8-10, 1-4 Big Ten) entered Wednesday looking for its second-straight victory against a Top-25 team. The Wildcats were hosting No. 4 Michigan State (16-1, 5-0 Big Ten) and were sticking with the Spartans early in the second half, until the Spartans made a big run. Junior Travis Trice and sophomore Matt Costello sparked a 15-6...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Beyond the Box Score: Wisconsin 76, Northwestern 49

(Photo courtesy David Banks, USA Today Sports) Well there’s one way to start the B1G season. With a big home game against ranked Iowa on Sunday, all the Badgers had to do was not completely overlook the overmatched Northwestern Wildcats. Except for a short blip early, Wisconsin rolled to its 14th straight win to start the season. Nearly everyone looked good on the team...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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