The Chicago Cubs and Northwestern University announced what they are calling an “innovative, multi-year event and reciprocal marketing partnership” Tuesday that will include five Wildcats football games at Wrigley Field.
The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone’s mind. Coach Pat Fitzgerald dusted it off for the Gator Bowl and even had it on the sideline Tuesday as a reminder of Northwestern’s decades-long, bowl losing streak — the ol’ monkey on their backs. Now, it’s in pieces.
Saturday’s 50-14 win for Northwestern over the Illini represented much more than just another clash between Chicago’s Big Ten team and Illinois’ state team.
Having co-coordinators in college football is not uncommon, but I’ve never heard of two coordinators splitting up the play-calling by down.
So, is it really possible that Northwestern posts not only its best win total since 1995 this year, but even its better by one or two victories?
Kain Colter scored three rushing touchdowns and threw for another score as Northwestern defeated Iowa 28-17 on Saturday.
Excuse Northwestern fans for not being surprised with what happened Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field.
One day after Vanderbilt backed out of two games against Northwestern via snail mail, Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald voiced his displeasure.
One day after Vanderbilt canceled a home-and-home series with Northwestern for 2013 and 2014, the Wildcats filled the vacancy by adding Western Michigan to their 2013 schedule.
Northwestern hosts Nebraska Saturday in the biggest home game of the season. And how will the Wildcats get ready for the Cornhuskers on game day?
Trustees at Northwestern University have voted in favor of a massive new multipurpose athletic facility on Lake Michigan, according to a published report.
Pat Fitzgerald appears to be legitimately optimistic about a group that could start 10 sophomores or younger Saturday in the season opener.
The Northwestern head coach considered Paterno a mentor, someone to look up to. Since November, Paterno’s reputation has been tarnished, his statue dismantled and a large chunk of wins erased.
Beckman confirmed Thursday that he had eight coaches camped out at a State College restaurant outside the Penn State campus Wednesday.
Under head football coach Pat Fitzgerald, the culture at Northwestern has changed.
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald announced Wednesday that he will be stepping down at the end of next month.
Pat Fitzgerald was on vacation with his family when he received an e-mail from Northwestern director of football operations Cody Cejda.
Northwestern announced the signing of 21 players to their 2012 recruiting class Wednesday.
Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report ranked NU as the 12th-best college in the country. The school demands academic excellence. So why does its athletic program so revel in mediocrity?
Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is questionable for Saturday’s game at Indiana.
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