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<b>NU Football</b> knotches 1st win of 2003 - <br>Here's more news than you can read? <br>also a look at how <b>Air Force</b> did Saturday <br>There's<b> Men's Soccer</b> [a win] and <b>Volleyball</b> [1-1] <br>and one <b>PGA</b> Cat plays on...

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How sweet it is - Win #1 in the books and nobody seriously hurt. No comment on the game stories, except it looked like a better game than you think.
Wildcats Top Jayhawks in Rain, 28-20 [NU Sports]
NU Wins - Its a First Step  [Purple Reign]
Promising start for Cats, Wright [Chicago Trib]
NU's season gets off on Wright foot [Daily Herald]
Northwestern 28, Kansas 20 [Daily Southtown/AP]

Here's Steve Truog's view from the couch:
Wildcats Win - NU 28 - Kansas 20 [Purple Reign]

More on Jason Wright's performance in opener
RB Wright carries on in obscurity [Chicago Trib]
Wildcats begin the season Wright [Sun Times]
TB Jason Wright: Wright Rambles through Kansas [Insiders]
Wright excels despite cramps

Sun times highlights the play of Jeff Backes and Louis Ayeni
Converted RBs looking good on defense [Sun times]

from the
Coaches can start calling tomorrow
From the Kansas Jayhawks:
Meanwhile from the Jayhawks side of the field:
Jayhawks Fall To Northwestern, 28-20 [KU]
Box score [KU]
Phognet has all the AP Photos -
Jayhawks fall in season football opener [Phognet]

Wildcats pelt KU [KU Sports]
Kansas offense, QB rusty in rain  [KU Sports]
KU fans endure downpour, loss [KU Sports]
Big plays kept Kansas close[KU Sports]

How they scored[KU Sports]

Next up is Air Force:
Air Force had little trouble with their opening opponent...
Falcons Fly Past Wofford, 49-0 [AFSports]
AFA trounces Wofford [RMN]
Harridge's goal: air supremacy [RMN]
Wofford at Air Force [RMN]
Falcons wallop Wofford 49-0 [Denver Post]
AFA notes: Nice way to start the half [Denver Post]
Restrictions apply at Air Force game [Gazette]

Big 10

Turner, Illini undismayed
Newcomers give a bright color to future [Sun Times]
Illinois can't catch a break [Chicago Trib]
Knee can't stop Davis[Chicago Trib]
Missouri squeezes past Illini [Daily Herald]

Fired-up UConn turns LoVecchio's debut with Indiana into a disaster [Sun Times]

Hawkeyes roll behind Russell, 4 interceptions [Sun Times]

Geiger: Clarett suspended for unethical conduct  [Daily Herald]

Michigan's Perry runs wild; Wisconsin rallies [Daily Herald]

Other Games things worth Noting:
Its a first for Div I
Woman kicker sets mark [Daily Herald/AP]


Wildcats Tie Commodores, 1-1 [NU Sports]


[NU Sports]
Wildcats Fall To Alabama In Heartbreaker, 3-2 [NU Sports]


Wildcats Knock Off Boston College, 3-2 [NU Sports]


NFL Cats
NBA Cats

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week - Tee Times Local

Luke Donald: Will be at the Deutsche Bank Championship
Luke missed the cut at +6
Great Scott: Aussie rules TPC of Boston [Golfweek]

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
 Alberta Calgary Classic
Standly leads [PGA]

Jim Benepe - -3 after 3 rounds - Presently Tied for 39th
Tee time: 9:51 1st Tee

Jess Daley - Not Scheduled
Brian Payne - Not scheduled

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Casino de Charlevoix Cup

Josh Habig - Not playing
Scott Harrington - Not Scheduled

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour

Bjorn Widerstedt - No tourney this week

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