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Northwestern Comes Up Short In 31-24 Loss To Cal

Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.

08/30/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Northwestern Players Vote Whether To Join Union

Northwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes. Just don’t expect results any time soon.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Ben Brust hits a three against American in the NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brust, Kaminsky Represent The Illinois Products Who Got Away

There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears during the first quarter of their college football game at Ryan Field on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty

Hearings Begin As Labor Panel Weighs Northwestern Players’ Bid For Union

The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.

02/12/2014

Chris Collins. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Emma: Northwestern Rallying Around Collins

In year one, Collins has Northwestern playing its best basketball in program history.

02/02/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Wins Again, 55-54 At Minnesota

Drew Crawford scored 17 points and JerShon Cobb pitched in 15 points to help Northwestern win its third game in a row on the road, 55-54 over Minnesota on Saturday.

02/01/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Colter On College Athletes: ‘We Don’t Have A Voice. It’s A Dictatorship’

Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he’s the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.

01/29/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips: Collective Bargaining ‘Not The Appropriate Method’

Jim Phillips has responded to the movement made by Northwestern student athletes to unionize.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Venric Mark. (Credit: Justin K. Aller, Getty)

NU’s Venric Mark Granted Fifth Year Of Eligibility

Northwestern star running back and return man Venric Mark has been granted a fifth year of eligibility after the Big Ten approved his medical hardship waiver.

01/21/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Defense Carries Northwestern Past Indiana 54-47

Tre Demps scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Northwestern defeated Indiana 54-47 on Saturday.

01/18/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Demps, Northwestern Upend No. 23 Illinois 49-43

Tre Demps scored 11 points and made three late 3-pointers to lead Northwestern to a 49-43 upset of in-state rival No. 23 Illinois on Sunday night.

01/12/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Ajou Transferring From Northwestern

Chier Ajou, a second-year center on the Northwestern men’s basketball team, is transferring.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

Nathan Scheelhaase

Northwestern Closes With 37-34 Win Over Illinois

Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.

11/30/2013

Jeremy Langford #33 of the Michigan State Spartans runs against the Northwestern Wildcats. (Credit:  David Banks/Getty Images)

Michigan State Routs Northwestern 30-6

Safety Isaiah Lewis knocked Northwestern’s Kain Colter out of the game with a big hit as he tried to catch a pass early in the first quarter, resulting in a targeting penalty and an ejection.

11/23/2013

Trevor Siemian tries to complete a pass against the Michigan Wolverines (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Michigan Bests Northwestern 27-19 In Triple-Overtime

Devin Gardner scored on a 5-yard run to lift Michigan to a 27-19 triple-overtime victory over Northwestern on Saturday after the Wolverines’ Brendan Gibbons tied it with a 44-yard field goal at the end of regulation.

11/16/2013

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Photos: Northwestern To Wear Patriotic Uniforms Vs. Michigan

When the Wildcats face off against the Wolverines on Nov. 16, they’ll look quite different.

670 The Score–11/04/2013

Wide receiver Rashad Lawrence  of the Northwestern Wildcats spins out of a tackle by defensive back Tanner Miller of the Iowa Hawkeyes (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Northwestern Falls To Iowa 17-10 In OT

C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern Saturday.

10/26/2013

Trevor Siemian. (Credit:  John Gress, Getty)

Minnesota Tops Northwestern 20-17

Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday.

10/19/2013

: Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs with the football during the first half of play against the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Stuffs No. 19 Northwestern 35-6

Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.

10/12/2013

Pat Fitzgerald. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Coach Fitz Turning NU Into Real Contender

I look forward to you joining me in my kitchen as I cook up my thoughts on an smorgasbord of topics.

CBS 2–09/06/2013

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