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Northwestern lax back in the NCAA Tournament


And other spring sports (besides baseball) are doing well, too!

UPDATE: Northwestern loses heartbreaker to Indiana


I know we're all in a tizzy about the NU football team becoming USW Local 1803, but there's basketball of the postseason variety to be played tonight involving Northwestern!

UPDATE: NU vs IUPUI in the Women's NIT Round 2!!


Postseason basketball!!!

Northwestern women's basketball: In it to win it


The Northwestern Wildcats enter the Big Ten Tournament today, needing four wins and four days to reach the NCAAs.

NU women's bball: The tourney's in sight!


Northwestern women's basketball could make the NCAA tournament. How they do it will amaze you!

Shuffling seats and sidelines at Ryan Field


Northwestern announced some changes to the seating arrangements at Ryan Field for football games -- including moving the student section -- and a twist: the Wildcats will choose which sideline they'll use depending on the game.

NU women's bball: Better than the men, by a lot


Wildcats face Nebraska to open Big Ten play, after a solid 10-3 non-conference performance

Northwestern field hockey wins Big Ten title


No. 12 NU claims a share of the conference championship and goes into the B1G tournament as the No. 2 seed

Q-and-A with Corn Nation


Nebraska bloggers try to cope with Northwestern's undefeated streak since 1975 in Lincoln.



It's the battle of the NUs, for all the bragging rights in the universe of all things abbreviated NU!! SUCK IT Northeast Utilities!!

Play by play: Who was on the field against WMU?


Have you ever wondered what offensive players are on the field the most for NU? How NU manages its substitution patterns? Does the personnel differ when Colter is at QB vs. Siemian?

Northwestern special teams watch: Week 1


Wildcats kicker Jeff Budzien had another typically strong game, as did punter Brandon Williams, but for the other units, it was a not-so-great opener against Cal: spotty kick-off coverage, getting punk'd on a fake FG and fumbling a KOR.

Northwestern vs. Cal injury report


Prater, Olson, McHugh out

THURSDAY OF GAME WEEK SIPS, ft. married guys


Two days 'til kickoff!!! It's getting real.



Three days to kickoff!

Tuesday Sips, ft. updated Heisman odds


Four days to kickoff!!!! Can you feel it??????

Northwestern football this week in tweets


Twitter is where I go to learn everything that's relevant to my life. Let's check in to see what people are tweeting about Northwestern football.

The existential questions surrounding NU baseball


Why spend money on a program so futile? Because we produce a modest, but fair, number of Major Leaguers.

Northwestern lacrosse faces tough homestand


Chris Collins is mentioned only once in this post.

NU lax hasn't gone undefeated since 2009! OMG!


Should we be worried?

NU women face Iowa; Lyon is B1G Frosh of the Year


Maggie Lyon becomes the first Wildcat to win Big Ten Freshman of the Year, as NU faces Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten tourney, needing to win out to make the NCAAs

Women's lacrosse: Interview with Taylor Thornton


The most decorated Wildcat talks with SoP about the season so far and how she came to be at Northwestern

Women's lacrosse: Kelly Amonte Hiller interview


Ahead of a road trip to No. 5 North Carolina and Vanderbilt, Wildcats head coach Kelly Amonte Hiller dishes on how her team looks so far, Maryland joining the Big Ten, the athletics facilities plan and last year's stall-ball tactics

Northwestern lacrosse takes on Massachusetts, USC


NU looks to start the season off right, facing teams led by former Wildcats

Championship season starts now


Seven questions -- one for each national championship -- as the Northwestern women's lacrosse program kicks off the 2013 season

NU women's hoops midseason report: Not so great

The Wildcats came into the year with hopes of breaking into the upper half of the Big Ten, but injuries and inconsistency have been stumbling blocks.

Anatomy of a Missed Rebound: Part 1

Why does Northwestern struggle so much at rebounding? SoP tries to get down to the bottom of the Wildcats' perennial weakness.

Gator Bowl: View from the Stands

When the clock hit 0:00, with the score Northwestern 34, Mississippi State 20, there was pandemonium on the NU side of Everbank Field. It was a great day to be a Wildcats fan.

Why NU Improved in 2012: The Defense Got Better

The Wildcats made huge strides forward on the defensive side of the ball, leading the team's resurgence this year.

Northwestern 72, Illinois State 69 (OT)

The Wildcats win the South Padre Island Invitational, with a gritty overtime win over the Redbirds.

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