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.
There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.
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.
In year one, Collins has Northwestern playing its best basketball in program history.
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.
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.
Jim Phillips has responded to the movement made by Northwestern student athletes to unionize.
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.
Tre Demps scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Northwestern defeated Indiana 54-47 on Saturday.
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.
Chier Ajou, a second-year center on the Northwestern men’s basketball team, is transferring.
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.
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.
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.
When the Wildcats face off against the Wolverines on Nov. 16, they’ll look quite different.
C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern Saturday.
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.
Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.
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Northwestern linebacker Collin Ellis and Illinois Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase both received awards for their efforts in Week 1 of the college football season.