The Daily Northwestern

Former Negro League baseball player celebrated in Evanston

Edward Cox, Reporter

February 23, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Inside his South Evanston apartment, former Negro League player Ray Knox flipped through a calendar with black and white photos of baseball players, reminiscing in his deep, gravelly voice on the friendships he forged in the...

Ryan: Tough to judge season’s success

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 26, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

It's funny how winning spoils fans. Any year the New York Yankees don't hoist a World Series trophy is a catastrophic failure in the eyes of the fan base. The same is true for the New England Patriots, just to a lesser degree. Before 2...

Goodman: Blue Jays should set example for athletes and promote tolerance

Meredith Goodman, Columnist

September 26, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many athletes recently have adorned their eyeblack with symbolic messages, including areas codes, team logos and bible verse numbers (sported most famously by quarterback Tim Tebow). But on Sept. 15, Toronto Blue Jays shortstop...