NU Sports News Digest

<b>Football </b>news is about playing aggressively <br>There's a few <b>Recruiting Updates</b> today <br><b>Volleyball's</b> Court Cats are off to Miami <br>There are also a few extra articles of interest today, <br>and the <b>PGA Cat</b> tee times are listed....


Even Brett Basanez can't believe what happened to him in the 4th quarter last Saturday. His solution? Get even more aggressive....
No backing down for NU's Basanez [Chicago Trib]

Brett talks about what happened during the game, and explains why he took his helmet off...
Basanez anxious to bounce back [Evanston Review]

A theme that is echoed in this interview with Coach Walker...
Walker: Aggressive approach won't change [Sun Times]

No Fighting involved, Peterson's sideline attitude praised by Walker
Big Ten won't discipline NU assistant [Daily Herald]

They didn't like the sideline actions, but it wasn't unsportsmanlike conduct....
Big Ten plans no action against NU assistant [Daily Southtown/AP]

Big 10 Teleconference
Northwestern Coach Randy Walker

Finishing Games and that Killer Instinct [Purple Reign]
Miami Redhawks:
Finally some News about Miami...
Around the MAC [USA Today]

The Redhawks place kicker, with his 18 game streak, will not play against NU...
Football player suspended for theft [Miami Student]

Duke Blue Devils:
So who will start against Rice?
Franks mum on starting quarterback [Herald Sun]
Big 10
The Chicago press is starting to see what's happening over in Michigan this year - with more than a few Chiago area kids playing for the Wolverines....
Real season begins for Michigan, Perry [Sun Times]
Hinsdale S. tackle lifts Michigan's running game [Chicago Trib]

UCLA scares Turner [Chicago Trib]

NC State is next up for the Bucks - and the local papers down there are full of dOSU stuff...
Dascenzo: Defense dictates Buckeyes [Herald Sun]

Maurice Clarett's suspension left Ohio State coach Jim Tressel wondering if he could have done something to prevent it
Clarett Suspension Leaves Coach Wondering [Herald Sun]

Around the Big 10 [USA Today]

From the and others
Here are the latest updates from Chris and Co. - including a talk with Ross Lane...
WR Ross Lane:  Florida Receiver Loves Offense and School
DL Tim Johnson: Illinois D-Lineman Coming On Strong  [Pool]
RB Jimmy Calhoun: Calhoun Still Turning Heads
DE/TE Nate Johnson: Anxious to get back


NU and Big 10 POW Erika Lange head to the Orange and Green Challenge to face Miami, George Mason and Columbia.
Northwestern Heads To Sunshine State This Weekend

Wildcats sweep through Chicago Challenge [Evanston Review]


No ripple effect expected from Vandy restructuring

Big Ten Continues Support of 9-11 Scholarship Fund [Big 10]

Maisel digs up an old GoUPurple Trivia Question...


NFL Cats
NBA Cats

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

Luke Donald: Is playing in the Quad Cities at the John Deere Classic
Thursday 1:09 Tee 1
Friday 8:09 Tee 10
For Love and money [PGA]

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Oregon Classic

Jim Benepe -
Thursday 8:20 Tee 10
Friday: 1:10 Tee 1

Jess Daley -
Thursday 8:50 Tee 10
Friday 1:40 Tee 1

Brian Payne - Not scheduled

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig - Finished 31st [$15,396] on the Order of Merit List

Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
The Dothan Classic

Bjorn Widerstedt -
Thursday 7:54 Tee 1
Friday  12:54 Tee 10

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