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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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Football Preview: Riker: Expect innovation and insightful stories from The Daily’s Gameday desk this fall

August 25, 2022

Northwestern football fans have good reason to feel a sense of whiplash in recent seasons: Big Ten Championship appearances and bowl wins in 2018 and 2020 alternating with embarrassing 3-9 records in 2019...

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Football: Northwestern aims to rebound after down year and tough offseason

August 12, 2022

Northwestern has adopted a Jekyll-and-Hyde persona in recent years. The Wildcats capped off a nine-win season in 2018 with a victory in the Holiday Bowl, followed by a dismal 3-9 campaign in 2019. NU...

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Football: Northwestern concludes 2021 season with first loss to Illinois in seven years

November 27, 2021

Football Tony Adams was the first player to touch the Land of Lincoln Trophy. After receiving Illinois’ newest piece of hardware, the Fighting Illini defensive back ran to his right, with numerous...

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Football: Mertz shines, while Northwestern quarterbacks struggle, in No. 18 Wisconsin’s 35-7 win

November 13, 2021

Football MADISON, Wis. — Last November, Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz came into Ryan Field as one of the Big Ten’s best signal callers. Having thrown for a combined 375 yards and seven...

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On the brink of bowl-eligibility extinction, Northwestern prepares to visit red-hot No. 18 Wisconsin

November 12, 2021

Football Time is running out for Northwestern. The days are shorter and colder. The Wildcats’ neighbors at Welsh-Ryan Arena are beginning to draw coverage and eyeballs as basketball season ramps...

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