Northwestern Wildcats

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

NLRB Dismisses Northwestern Players’ Petition To Form A Union

The national office overturned a 2014 decision by the regional office.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2015

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Getty Images)

Chris Collins Signs Multi-Year Extension With Northwestern

Collins said he’ll be in Evanston for the “forseeable future.”

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

Simon Cvijanovic, left. (Getty Images)

Emma: Illinois Abuse Allegations Highlight Another Major Flaw In NCAA Model

It’s difficult for the typical college athlete to voice concerns of mistreatment to the NCAA.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Hanner Mosquera-Perea #12 of the Indiana Hoosiers puts up a shot against Alex Olah #22 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the second round of the 2015 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center on March 12, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Indiana defeated Northwestern 71-56. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Indiana Beats Northwestern, 71-56, In Big Ten Second Round

James Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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

Iowa Beats Northwestern, 69-52

Aaron White scored 25 points.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2015

(Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Emma: Collins’ Young Wildcats Growing Up

Northwestern is seeing late-season success in a rebuilding year.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2015

Northwestern's Ryan Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Phillips: NU Won’t Move Illinois Games From Evanston

Illinois will play its home game with Northwestern at Soldier Field, but the Wildcats will keep theirs in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: ‘Chicago’s Big Ten Team’ Should Always Face Illini There

Illinois-Northwestern football should be played at Soldier Field every year.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Illinois Football Moves 3 Home Games Against Northwestern To Soldier Field

The Illini and Wildcats will square off at Soldier Field in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

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

No. 13 Maryland Rallies Past Northwestern, 68-67

Dez Wells’ tip-in with 1.4 seconds left gave the Terrapins the win.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Jeremiah Kreisberg #50 of the Northwestern Wildcats reacts after making a basket against the Michigan State Spartans at the Breslin Center on January 11, 2015 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Michigan State Holds Off Northwestern 84-77 In OT

Travis Trice had 18 points and 10 assists, and Michigan State outlasted Northwestern 84-77 in overtime Sunday.

01/11/2015

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

No. 4 Wisconsin Cruises Past Northwestern 81-58

It was Sam Dekker on the outside, and Frank Kaminsky all over the court. Duje Dukan provided a lift when he checked into the game, and Nigel Hayes had his share of positive moments.

01/05/2015

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

Northwestern Routs Mississippi Valley State, 101-49

Northwestern needed an emphatic win Sunday evening. Alex Olah and the Wildcats left little doubt the Wildcats would get one.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

osh Ferguson #6 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs past Kyle Queiro #21 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half on November 29, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Illinois Becomes Bowl Eligible With 47-33 Win Over Northwestern

Reilly O’Toole passed for 147 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 147 yards, Josh Ferguson had a pair of rushing scores and Illinois took advantage of five Northwestern turnovers for a 47-33 victory over its in-state and Big Ten rival on Saturday.

11/29/2014

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

Northwestern Rallies Past Elon 68-67 In OT

Tre Demps scored 21 points and hit the game-winning basket for a second straight game and Northwestern rallied down the stretch for a 68-67 overtime victory over Elon on Saturday.

11/22/2014

Indiana v Northwestern

Northwestern Beats Purdue, 38-14

Northwestern linebacker Jimmy Hall set up 14 points with an interception and a fumble recovery.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by Joe Bolden #35 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first quarter on November 8, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Michigan Hangs On To Beat Northwestern 10-9

De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern 10-9 Saturday after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.

11/08/2014

Wide receiver Matt VandeBerg #89 of the Iowa Hawkeyes is tackled by safety Godwin Igwebuike #16 of the Northwestern Wildcats in the first quarter on November 1, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Iowa Routs Northwestern 48-7

Mark Weisman and Akrum Wadley combined for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats passes the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 11, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats Northwestern 24-17

Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs against the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half on October 4, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Jackson, Northwestern Beat No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14

Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday.

10/04/2014

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