NU Sports News Digest

It was a big <b>Football</b> weekend, and the <br><b>Wildcat Women's Sports Weekend</b> too <br>Of course the Cats beat Duke,<br>but the <b>Volleyball</b> team also won 2 of 3 Saturday. <br><b>Soccer, Golf</b>, and <b>Cross Country</b> had decent outings <br>there may be another Golf star arising <br><b>Bates </b>riding pine [injured] this week and of course our <b>PGA Cats...


Randy Walkers post game WGN comments...
Its an NU Win! [Updated] [Purple Reign]

The official NU/AP Story on the game
Northwestern Runs Wild On Duke [NU Sports/AP]

We were going to do whatever we had to to stop them. We were going to come after 'em - Greg ColbyWildcats turn around on Duke [Chicago Trib]

More good quotes from Colby, Walker and DT Colby Clark
Cats hit on right formula [Sun-Times]
Skip M has a good analysis of just how the NU O-Line got going agian....
O-line goes 'animal,' and gets results [Chicago Trib]

The other AP story, talking about the rushing game - lots of quotes from Jason Wright
This time, NU displays all the Wright stuff [Daily Southtown/AP]

Player Stories:
Nick Roach Gets first sack against Duke
Jason Wright Wright decides to go all out, and does
Noah Herron Herron joins Wright in dual 100 yarders...

Pregame hype...
NU will be smarting if it can't figure out Duke [Sun-Times]

From the Duke Blue Devils side:
Duke's "season of September" comes to a crashing halt at the hands of the NU Wildcats
Previously reeling Cats throttle Duke [Herald Sun]

Now if you want to read/hear "fire the coach} rhetoric...
Dascenzo: Not the end -- but you can see it from here [Herald Sun]

Points up the Dookies inability to score TDs on NU's mistakes....
Opportunity passes [Newsobserver]

More pregame hype on the Duke winning streak....
Streaking Devils face Northwestern with hard road ahead [Herald Sun]

From the Ohio State Buckeyes: [9/27]
Here's the "official" dOSU story about their close game with the Bugs....
Buckeyes Prevail 24-17 Over In-state Foe Bowling Green [OhioStateBuckeyes]

The Bucks use a backup QB to beat the "down the road" rival
OSU hangs on for another victory, a week before Big Ten play begins [The Lantern]

Buckeyes Hang on vs Falcons... [TV10]

Looks like they've found their running game too...
After Weeks of Struggle, Buckeyes Rushers Finally Gain Ground  [TV10]

OSU keeps getting by [The Fan/Dipatch]
OSU keeps getting by [Dispatch*]

Ohio State wins another close one [DDN]

Quarterback Scott McMullen (center) may have led OSU to a win, but it was Wayne High School grad Will Allen who shined with his third victory-clinching interception. [DDN]

Same old, same old []

Ohio State pulls another Great Escape [AkronBeacon]

Harris goes home to play the Buckeyes [Cincy Post]

Improved play of offensive line a sign of hope for OSU [Dispatch*]

The Mailbox: Advice abounds for Tressel, Buckeyes [Dispatch*]

[*The Columbus Dispatch requires a subscription to read their articles]

Big 10 and others....

Big Ten Teams Fair Well in Final Non-conference Weekend [Big 10]

Miami University routs Colorado State, 41-21 [DDN]

No. 3 Michigan stunned by No. 22 Oregon []

Irish can't figure out Spartans [Chicago Trib]

Illini, Beutjer blindsided [Chicago Trib]

From the and others
Nick Schubert: DB talks recruiting


Chris Henry: Henry Will Visit Big Ten


Wildcats Fall to Michigan State, 3-0 [NU Sports]


Its a 2 of 3 weekend for the NU Wildcats - the Fall Courtcats!
Northwestern Falls to No. 3 Florida in Final Match of 2003 Wildcat Classic, 3-0[NU Sports]

Northwestern Sweeps Cougars At Wildcat Classic, 3-0[NU Sports]

Northwestern Defeats Tar Heels In Home Opener, 3-0 NU Sports News Digest[NU Sports]


Soph Dillon Dougherty places 4th, 6 strokes behing....
Wildcats Tie for 13th Place at Inverness Intercollegiate [NU Sports]

Wildcats in 10th Place at Toledo's Inverness Intercollegiate[NU Sports]


Wildcats Place Fourth at Spartan Invite[NU Sports]


NIU continues giant-toppling [Chicago Trib]


NFL Cats
D'Wayne Bates: Vikings' Bates, Chapman won't play against Lions [Pioneer]
Tice ready to throw young receivers to Lions [Pioneer]
Foot injury might sideline Bates[Pioneer]
NBA Cats

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

Luke Donald: Playing the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania
Damron delivers at 84 Lumber Classic [Golfweek]
Luke shot a 72 - now -5 on the tournament in 44th

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Albertsons Boise Open
Tambellini tacks 4 on Boise Open lead [Golfweek]

Jim Benepe -  Missed cut with a +4
Jess Daley - Is even, tied for 50th

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
Is also 39 on the NGA tour money list [Golfweek]

Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt -

Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
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