NU Sports News Digest

Lots of preview stories for <b>Football.</b> <br>A Win and Honors for <b>Men's Soccer</b> <br><b>Volleyball</b> ready for the Big 10 <br><b>PGA Cat</b> updates and Tee times too...

FOOTBALL

Some of the injured O-Line players are coming back into the rotation...
'Cats get healthier [Chicago Trib]

Jeff knows a lot of Bucks, but he has no regrets about passing up dOSU for Northwestern....
Wildcats' Backes not about to back down [Sun Times]

Walker would like to see the team from last year show up Saturday....
Wildcats want to build on last year's near miss vs. OSU [Daily Herald]

Northwestern to meet OSU with confidence [DDN]

Big 10 Teleconference
Northwestern Coach Randy Walker teleconference
 

Here's your chance Wildcat fans - ask Randy
Coach Walker Q&A's Are Back!

From the Ohio State Buckeyes: [9/27]
OSU's QB is day to day
Krenzel's status remains up in the air [AP]
Buckeyes still unsure of Krenzel's status [CNNSI/AP]

The big question on Krenzel - will he or won't he play?
Transcript From The September 23rd Ohio State Football Press Luncheon [OSUBuckeyes]
Krenzel's playing status still up in the air [Dispatch*]
Sore elbow may sideline Krenzel again
Kernzel hopeful He Can Return Saturday [Bucknuts]
Krenzel Throws Monday, but no decision yet [Bucknuts]

More stories running up to the NU Game...
Sims Set to Square off against Friends [Bucknuts]

Updates: Chattams, Arden & Kerr [Bucknuts]

Tressel & Co. prepare for Northwestern [The Lantern]

Buckeyes Need to Improve as They Begin Big Ten Play [TV10]

OSU is distracted by the Clarett Cast?
Teammates wish best for Clarett's NFL quest (Sept. 24)

Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel on the Big 10 Teleconference [Big 10]

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

October 4 its Minnesota in Evanston
I guess its more than just get the dirt out of the front of your "hole." This is the official workup for Minny vs State Penn
Gopher Gameday [Gopher Sports]

#4 RB gets cheers from his peers - now #2 on the yardage list...
Starting backs cheer on fourth-string Maroney [Minny Daily]

Is it the end of the JoePa Era? "Lately, Penn State has been much more underwhelming than good" - The Gophers are taking credit...
Penn State may not be a power anymore [Star Trib]

Minnesota is playing a very simple two TE, One Back offense. And they're 4-0
Gophers keep things simple [Pioneer]

Gophers schedule juggled to accommodate Twins playoffs [Star Trib]

Big Ten to announce schedule conflict decision [Minny Daily]

Future Big 10 Opponents and others....
Tough times for the Illini....
Big numbers don't add up [Chicago Trib]

Even with a POW
Beutjer earns honor [Chicago Trib]

Recruiting:
From the Insiders.com and others
Hey Chris, Wassup in Chicago???? [Purple Reign]

Dan Rowlands: Set For First Visit
Jimmy Calhoun: Calhoun Makes Call
 
 

VOLLEYBALL

NU set for 1st league matchup [The Daily]
SOCCER
Men:
Gerardo Alvarez Named Big Ten Player of the Week> [NU Sports]

Alvarez, Robinson Share Weekly Men's Soccer Honors [Big 10]

Last year, it seemed like they couldn't buy a win. Now the Men's team is on a roll.
'Cats Stay Hot, Beat Drake, 2-1 [NU Sports]

Cats down Drake with late-game goal [The Daily]

MISCELLANY

An eyewitness testifies in the Bobby Russ case...
NU shooting witness disputes cop's story [Chicago Trib]

Suit over death of ex-player goes on [The Daily]

Clarett sues NFL to turn pro next year [Dispatch]
Bob Hunter column: A Clarett win would make college fans biggest losers [Dispatch*]

Minny would like to build a new football stadium on campus - but raising the money from the students doesn't seem to be an option...
Dyer says students oppose fees for stadium [Minny Daily]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
NBA Cats

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

Luke Donald: GTT [gone to Texas] playing in the Valero Texas Open
He's 89th on the money list after last week. [PGA]

Tee Times:
Thursday: 7:57 Tee 10
Friday: 12:37 Tee 1

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Mark Christopher Charity Classic, presented by Adelphia Field

Jim Benepe - Skipping this one is 143rd on the NationwideTour money list
Jess Daleyis 89th on the list - Scheduled to play this week.

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 - Is done for the Fall - looking for sponsorship to play this Winter....


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