The Daily Northwestern

Sekerci: Don’t crown the Super Bowl as the world’s biggest sporting event

Burak Sekerci, Columnist

February 3, 2015

Sunday night’s Super Bowl XLIX represented the “biggest sporting event in the world,” as many call the NFL’s annual championship game. It is hard to argue with the massive numbers surrounding the Super Bowl. The game has an estimated financial...

4 Northwestern football players moving on to NFL

John Paschall, Reporter

April 28, 2013

More than 250 picks went by in the 2013 NFL Draft, and no Northwestern football players heard their names called. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the road for a handful of graduating NU seniors. Defensive lineman Brian Ar...

Ryan: Tough to judge season’s success

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 26, 2012

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...

Restoring the pride: A new era in Penn State football

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 4, 2012

From anger to tears and from pain to justice, the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State has produced a wide spectrum of emotions. The saga that started in early November 2011 with an indictment and campus riots finally culminated...