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PREVIEW: Northwestern women’s lacrosse vs. Stanford

WNUR Sports’s Lynden Ostrander (@Lynden_O) previews today’s match-up in the second round of the NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament between the Northwestern University Wildcats and the Stanford University Cardinal. Is it any surprise that the Cats’ are a number 2 seed in the NCAA tourney? I mean they’ve only won seven of the last eight championships… yeah, no big deal. Even

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The NUmbers Guy: 2013 Spring Post-Season Preview

Former WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) breaks down the upcoming post-season schedules for Northwestern women’s lacrosse, softball and baseball. Just when you think the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team is falling… they come out and suffocate you (metaphorically – violence is bad, peeps) and show y’all what seven championships in eight years looks like. I imagine the ‘Cats are a

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The NUmbers Guy: Northwestern Softball Built for the Future

Former WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) takes a look at the Northwestern Wildcats softball team and the youth that could catapult them to the top of the Big Ten. This weekend, the Northwestern softball team honored its seniors at Sharon J. Drysdale Field by sweeping the Purdue Boilermakers and bringing themselves into a virtual tie with the Minnesota Golden

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Joe’s Corner: Northwestern Not “Chicago’s Big Ten Team” Yet

WNUR Sports Director Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) lays out his argument for why Northwestern is not yet Chicago’s Big Ten Team, but does have the potential to be. Yesterday, Jim Sannes wrote in his NUmbers Guy column that Northwestern has finally become “Chicago’s Big Ten Team.” This was in response to the recent success of the Northwestern baseball game at Wrigley

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The NUmbers Guy: Northwestern Has Finally Become “Chicago’s Big Ten Team”

Former WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) explains why Saturday’s Northwestern baseball game at Wrigley Field has cemented the university’s status as “Chicago’s Big Ten Team.” Note: Before you read this, Nick Medline (@NMedlineFOX) detailed the experience at Wrigley far more elegantly than I ever could – give his account a read by clicking here. This Sunday, I was lucky

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PREVIEW: No. 4 Northwestern women’s lacrosse vs. No. 3 Florida

WNUR’s Lynden Ostrander takes a look at Saturday’s match-up between the No. 4 Northwestern Wildcats women’s lacrosse team and the No. 3 Florida Gators that swept the ‘Cats in their season series last year. Welcome to the second week of my column. Is there even a need for an intro when you’re talking about the seven-time Division 1 women’s lacrosse

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What If? We are the Champions

WNUR Sports Online Content Director Cameron Songer (@CameronSonger) predicts how Northwestern’s season recap would look if they won the BCS National Championship. January 8, 2014 EVANSTON, Ill— When Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald talked about championships, he wasn’t imagining success like this. One day after the team’s dramatic 24-21 victory over Alabama in Monday’s BCS National Championship Game, the Wildcats

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Joe’s Corner: Game of Thrones: Women’s Lacrosse Edition

WNUR Sports Director Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) matches contenders for the women’s lacrosse title to contenders for the Iron Throne in HBO’s Game of Thrones. (Some spoilers ahead!) Spring has arrived here in Evanston. It is a magical time at Northwestern. Students can take off their parkas and finally enjoy the dreary misery of April showers on campus, as the sidewalks

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