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UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017

Northwestern professor accused in killing due in California court

Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area on Saturday after eight days as fugitives …


Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16

Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …


UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

John Blanchette: He who wore the purple just has to root for ’Cats

SALT LAKE CITY – He went to Gonzaga basketball camps as a kid. He sat in the stands at the old Kennel in the prehistoric days, admiring Jim McPhee’s jump …


UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017

Edwards leads No. 16 Purdue past Northwestern, 69-65

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) – Vincent Edwards scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half and Caleb Swanigan added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 16 Purdue …


Northwestern basketball player Jordan Hankins found dead

Northwestern women’s basketball player Jordan Hankins has been found dead in her room at the university.


Justin Jackson powers Northwestern past Pitt in Pinstripe Bowl

Justin Jackson ran for 226 yards and three touchdowns and powered Northwestern to only its third bowl victory, 31-24 over No. 22 Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium …


Lynx tie WNBA Finals at one game apiece

WNBA: Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles …


Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.


NorthWestern allowed to negotiate solar power contracts

State regulators voted Thursday to allow NorthWestern Energy to temporarily negotiate contracts with companies that propose building solar energy projects in Montana, rather than paying the set rate that the …


Tennessee routs No. 12 Northwestern in Outback Bowl

Tennessee’s 45-6 victory over No. 12 Northwestern in the Outback Bowl not only capped Tennessee’s best season in eight years, but showcased some of the young talent that gives the …


Column: Athletes are winners even on day they lost

The idea that a union shop leader would be able to schedule practice breaks or negotiate travel upgrades for Northwestern football players always seemed a bit preposterous. Football teams may …


Hoopfest 2015: 120 Sports, Desert Horse win men’s elite titles

A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending …


Push to unionize unifies Northwestern

CHICAGO – No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits the players’ push to …


University president says no to unions for athletes

WASHINGTON – Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football …


Northwestern QB says union push was rushed, wrong

Northwestern’s Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators. The …


Coach opposes athletes union

EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told …


Blanchette: Careful what you wish for

Welcome, football players at Northwestern University, to the wonderful world of work.


Illinois runs in right direction all day in win

CHICAGO – Illinois fan Brian Lee bought Northwestern season tickets this year just so he’d have access to the historic game at Wrigley Field, then shelled out $150 a piece …