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Wildcats get scare but beat Maine 35-21

Going into Saturday’s game, the 18th ranked Northwestern Wildcats were the heavy favorites against Maine out of the FCS. Ranked 25th in the FCS poll, the Black Bears surprised the Wildcats and hung around with the 18th ranked team in the nation. The Wildcats started fast with an opening drive touchdown. After stopping Maine on their opening drive, the Wildcats went 76 in 9 plays in 3:02, capped off by a 27 ...

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Wildcats’ Jones out for Season

Saturday’s win over Cal did not come without a steep price for the Northwestern Wildcats. Starting redshirt junior cornerback Daniel Jones has suffered left knee injury and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Jones appeared to get hurt in the second quarter while defending a pass in the endzone. To add insult to injury, he was also flagged for pass interference on the play. After defending the pass, ...

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High Expectations for the 2013 Wildcats

The 2013 Northwestern Wildcats have the potential to win their first Big 10 title since 2000. The Wildcats are coming off of only their third 10 win season in school history, and they are return almost all key contributors. The Wildcats are looking to build on their first bowl win in 64 years after defeating Mississippi State in the 2013 Gator Bowl. Heading into the 2013 season, Wildcats head coach Pat Fitz ...

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Lofty Expectations for the 2013 Wildcats

The theme of Big Ten Media Day for the Northwestern Wildcats was the newfound expectations for the 2013 season. The Wildcats have 15 returning starters including quarterback Kain Colter and running back Venrick Mark. Mark was third in the Big Ten in rushing with 1366 yards. The Wildcats also return Big Ten sacks Tyler Scott who had 9 sacks. The Wildcats also bring in the 47th best recruiting class in the na ...

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Wildcats Grant Eric Wilson’s Transfer Request

On the eve of Big Ten Media Day the Northwestern Wildcats have granted a transfer request for linebacker, Eric Wilson. Wilson, a redshirt Freshman from Redford, MI, is now free to transfer anywhere. Wilson will have to sit out this season if he transfers to an FCS school. Wilson was an three-star recruit out of high school. He was 25th overall prospect in Michigan by and the 68th best Line ...

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Pequod’s Pizza: Chicago’s Hidden Gem

Pequod’s pizza is a must try. And frankly, I’m not sure why it isn’t talked about more often. I’ve actually never heard of the place until recently, it’s almost like this deep dark secret that no one wants to talk about because they want to keep all the delicious pizza to themselves. But thankfully Edgar, my boyfriend’s co-worker, likes to share and recommended this place. As soon as we were free we headed ...

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DryHop Brewers Opens in Chicago

DryHop Brewers finally opened its doors at 5pm Thursday, June 13th. DryHop Brewers is part brewery and part kitchen. They brew craft beers, which are only available at their Lakeview location. They tend to keep their focus on more hoppy beers. Due to Chicago's awesome traffic, my beer nerd boyfriend and I arrived a little late around 5:20-ish. The place was completely packed by then. Every single table and ...

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Blackhawks looking good, but who can make them better?

As of writing, the Chicago Blackhawks sit on top of the NHL standings. They have had great play from the entire team, with two Hart Trophy candidates in Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, seven good players on defense, and two goalies playing out of their minds in Ray Emery and Corey Crawford, who is a dark-horse Vezina candidate. But what can the Hawks do to improve their team? Let's look at possible trade c ...

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Blackhawks acquire goalie, add pressure to Ray Emery

The Blackhawks acquired Henrik Karlsson in a trade with the Calgary Flames on January 21, and was immediately placed on the Rockford Ice Hogs' roster. The goalie, a 29 year-old veteran who has played for Calgary after starting his career in his native Sweden, and has had a .904 Save% in minimal playing time over the last two years With Ray Emery giving up four goals in his only appearance on the season whil ...

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Joakim Noah and Luol Deng to Represent the Chicago Bulls in the All-Star Game

The 2013 All-Star reserves were announced Thursday January 24 before the Knicks visited the Celtics on TNT. Seven players from each the Eastern and Western Conferences were named as reserves, along with the existing five starters from each conference, for a grand total of twelve All-Stars per conference. The Chicago Bulls will be well represented at 2013 All-Star weekend, being one of eight teams in the NBA ...

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