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Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats rushes against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the first half during the game on September 27, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Northwestern Tops Penn State 29-6

Trevor Siemian ran for three touchdowns and passed for 258 yards to lead Northwestern past Penn State 29-6 on Saturday.

09/27/2014

Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats throws a first down pass against the Western Illinois Leathernecks on September 20, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern Beats Western Illinois, 24-7

Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns.

09/20/2014

Mark Szott (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Reserve Hoping To Join Secret Service After Football

One Wildcat reserve pulled double-duty this past summer.

09/10/2014

Mark Czott. (Credit: CBS)

NU Football Player’s Summer Internship No Secret

One Northwestern Wildcat reserve pulled double duty this summer. CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke has more on his special mission.

09/09/2014

Paris Logan of the Northern Illinois Huskies celebrates his interception against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

NIU Slips Past Northwestern In 23-15 Win

Drew Hare passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Northern Illinois to a 23-15 win over in-state rival Northwestern on Saturday.

09/06/2014

Indiana v Northwestern

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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