Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Matt Forman October 17, 2008

Coach Pat Fitzgerald walked into the Nicolet Football Center after Saturday's 27-10 win over Illinois holding the Sweet Sioux Tomahawk trophy.The 63-year old trophy will stay in Evanston for good. Northwestern's...

Missed opportunities: Spartans hand Cats first loss of the season

Matt Forman October 11, 2008

From the coin toss to the final snap, Northwestern was dominated.Michigan State jumped out to an early 17-0 lead and kept the three-score advantage to the final whistle, topping NU 37-20."In the Big Ten,...

Spartans win the field position battle

Jake Simpson October 11, 2008

Stefan Demos' facial expressions said it all.The Northwestern punter and kickoff specialist put his hands on his head after a failed onside kick and ripped his helmet off in disgust after another kickoff...

Cats lose the “game of inches”

Jake Simpson October 11, 2008

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald brought up a football movie speech in his postgame press conference to explain the Wildcats' inability to come up with the big play."Great speech out there by Al Pacino,...

Purple daze: Cats fall behind Spartans early, lose 37-20

Matt Forman October 10, 2008

No. 22 Northwestern fell into an early hole against No. 19 Michigan State and was unable to recover, falling to the Spartans 37-20. It was the first loss of the season for the Wildcats (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten).After...

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