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'Whatever They Need, We Will Get Them'

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Even if the players turn down the union -- and that is a significant possibility since half of all elections result in a "no" majority -- they have achieved a great deal.

College Football Coach Urges Players To Vote Against Union

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first pub...

The Secret To Northwestern's Success: Sleeping On The Job

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

Northwestern football is giving a whole new meaning to the term, "sleeper pick." The Wildcats have jumped out to a surprising 6-1 start to the seas...

Northwestern Football: Chicago's Big Ten Team Is Open For Business (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.17.2012 | Chicago
Chris Gentilviso

Five years ago, Northwestern football and home-field advantage were far from synonymous. Now in 2012, that picture is a faint memory. Visiting fans instantly know that Chicago's Big Ten Team is open for business, with football at the center of its sales pitch.

UNDERAGE INK: Who Put A 6-inch Dragon Tattoo On A 13-year-old Boy?

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Weird News

CENTRALIA, Wash. -- Police are investigating how a 13-year-old Washington state boy got a 6-inch tattoo of a dragon on his chest. The boy, who wasn't...

WATCH: Northwestern's Athletics Department Says 'It Gets Better'

Posted 11.24.2011 | Chicago

With the nearly ubiquitous It Gets Better video campaign already making significant headway in the realm of professional sports, it stands to reason t...

Pat Quinn Names Ryan Scandal Victim, Northwestern Football Coach To Ethics Panel

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn named the members of his ethics commission, "Reform Illinois Now," Friday. Among those appointed are the Rev. Scott Willis, whose ...

Blagojevich Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald 'A Heroic Figure'

Bloomberg | David Voreacos and Andrew Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a city where politics and corruption are often synonymous, Chicago's top U.S. prosecutor, Patrick Fitzgerald, has burnished his image as a guardian...