The Daily Northwestern

4 Northwestern football players moving on to NFL

John Paschall, Reporter

April 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

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...

Northwestern to play in Big Ten’s new West Division

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

April 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern is out of the Legends and in with the West. The Big Ten Conference will scrap its current divisions in favor of a geographic split that will start in 2014, the conference announced Sunday. NU will join Illinois,...

Fundraising passes $55 million for new athletic complex

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 2, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern is already more than a quarter of the way to its $220 million fundraising goal for a new lakeside athletic complex on North Campus, the University announced Sunday. University President Morton Schapiro and Jim...

Big Ten continues expansion, adds Rutgers

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The Big Ten announced Tuesday that Rutgers has joined the conference as its 14th member, one day after the conference announced the addition of Maryland. The Big Ten Council of Presidents unanimously approved Rutgers' application...

Reports: Maryland Board of Regents approves Big Ten move

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

The University of Maryland's Board of Regents reportedly approved the Terrapins' move to the Big Ten this morning. The Big Ten Network confirmed the board's decision in a tweet. An official announcement from Maryland is ex...

Walfish: Adding Rutgers, Maryland to Big Ten does Northwestern few favors

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 18, 2012

Filed under Columns, Sports

There are rumors swirling that at any moment Maryland and Rutgers will be joining the Big Ten as its 13th and 14th members. Theoretically, it will transform the Big Ten into a power player in Division I athletics, but for Northwes...

Ryan: Eastern expansion hurts Big Ten brand

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 18, 2012

Filed under Columns, Fall Sports, Sports

I'm not sure what the Big Ten is doing. The potential conference additions of Maryland and Rutgers are highway robbery — unless you're Maryland and Rutgers. Outside of those two parties, I fail to see how the Big Ten, its co...

Ryan: Wildcats deserve spot in top 25

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

September 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

When I checked the Associated Press Top 25 poll Sunday afternoon, I didn’t see a little number next to Northwestern’s name. I should have. I’m not suggesting that a win against South Dakota all of a sudden proves that...