NU Sports News Digest

No way to avoid it, its time to head to Columbus and play <b>Football</b> at dOSU. <br>There also a full slate of weekend action on the <b>Soccer</b> Fields, <br><b>Volleyball</b>, <b>Cross Country</b> also in action <br>New Coach for <b>Men's Tennis</b> <br>The <b>PGA Cats</b> are out there too....


Here's a sobering thought, NU wins tomorrow and Iowa and Michigan then lead for the Big 10 title....

Walker and others from Ohio remembering Ohio Stadium from their past and looking to change NU's fortunes.
NU in an Ohio state of mind [Chicago Trib]

The Daily Gameday - talking about the academic support athletes get at NU and the Big 10
Passing Grades [The Daily]

Previewing the game in the Shoe...
Backup QB gets Saturday start [The Daily]

INSIDE THE LINE: Northwestern at Ohio State [Fox]

NU still searching for kicking game [The Daily]

New football unis hit the Catwalk [The Daily]

Coach Walker Q&A Answers After Wednesday Practice [NU Sports]

Football, Basketball, Recruiting [Purple Reign]

From the Ohio State Buckeyes: [9/27]
Pregamers from Columbus - mostly about McMullen playing NU then another week for the Bucks to regroup.
Balance key for Buckeyes [The Lantern]
Buckeyes Turn To McMullen Again [TV10]
McMullen to start against Wildcats [FAN/Dispatch]
McMullen gets call vs. Northwestern [DDN]
Pitcock responds to call to action [The Fan]
October 4 its Minnesota in Evanston
JoePa can crank up some interesting offenses - the Daily is worried about that...
Tricky Penn St. running game awaits Gophers [MinnyDaily]

Penn State's dominance silenced in recent seasons [Pioneer]

Gee, our guys do that all the time...
Seven Gophers have graduated and now concentrate on football [Star Trib]

Other Future Big 10 Opponents, etc.
A couple of Big 10 opening day previews....
Football Weekend Preview [Big 10]
College Football Notebook [Daily Southtown]

Big Ten appears to be wide open [StarTrib]

From the and others
Texas Sleeper Pledges Big Ten School [Pool]

Kevin Wheeler  Alabama DB taking matters into his own hands
Zach Copple First Visit Close to Being Set
Dustin Grutza Productive Kentucky QB Names Five


Was looking at NU, but no offer from the Cats
David Ellis Will Play in WAC [Insiders]


Northwestern Falls To Illinois In Big Ten Opener, 3-1  [NU Sports]
Defensive mistakes cost Cats [The Daily]

Florida shows elite status while taming Cat spikers [Evanston Review]
Sophomore's homecoming marks NU trip to Wisconsin [The Daily]


Cats shut out Loyola in midweek tuneup game [The Daily]

Wildcats Get to Heart of the Schedule [NU Sports]

Old friends, former prospects to meet in local rivalry game [The Daily]

Players predict victory as Big Ten season gets underway [The Daily]


Title-seeking NU to play '02 champs [The Daily]


Arvid Swan Named As Assistant Coach [NU Sports]


Cats running together to build on NCAA year [The Daily]
Wildcats Gear Up For Griak [NU Sports]


Russ' death blamed on cops' errors [Chicago Trib]


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
Tied for 13th with a -5

Birdies abundant in Texas []
Scoring stampede in Texas [Golfweek]

Tee Times:
Friday: 12:37 Tee 1

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

Dufner among leaders at Nationwide tourney [Golfweek]

Jim Benepe - Skipping this one
Jess Daley - He's at -2 tied for 34th.

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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