NU Sports News Digest

OK, <b>Football</b> updates as we get ready for Saturday at Home.... <br>There's other news to read too.... <br> <p><b>Trying a new format - no sources, comments follow the links. Let me know what you think..


NU is on TV Again this week - ESPN +
No-huddle? No way [According to the coach, it puts too much strain on the defense]

Northwestern's Wright is an NCAA unknown [Amazing, a story on NU's "forgotten" tailback]
Touchdown Terrace to Open at Ryan Field [Eat and drink over the football locker room, try to hear the pregame speech]

Northwestern-Minnesota Game Moves to ESPN Plus [The Baseball playoffs get another Minny-NU Contest]

Tim Cronin A Turner-around in Champaign? That just hasn't happened
October 4 its Minnesota in Evanston
Campbell not too small for job [Minny has a mini-linebacker, who leads the team in tackles]

Mr. Versatility [The Gophers also have a kid who's played CB, LB and now Safety with 4.5 speed]

Gophers cool as ice under national spotlight [Ooops-they're talking about the Hockey team!]

At Indiana [10/11]
SPITTOON SHOWDOWN [Indy is hoping to end a 10 game road losing streak in Lansing tomorrow]

Gonzalez embraces role as a leader for Hoosiers [A new leader for the Hoosiers?]

Indiana Hoosiers football report [Lots of stories about Big 10 Football here]

Other Future Big 10 Opponents, etc.

Big Ten Football Weekend Preview [No. 11 Michigan heads to No. 19 Iowa to headline second weekend of Big Ten play.  No. 16 Minnesota travels to Northwestern, while No. 3 Ohio State is idle.]

*Familiar look to Illini
*Illini try to shake nightmare
*Illini hit the road, looking for another U-turn vs. Purdue [Illinois is working on turning the team around after a bunch of losses]

Big Ten Notebook: Spartans coach downplays success [From the Star-Trib about MSU's changes for the better]

Paterno tunes out criticism [OK]

Michigan wants revenge for big loss to Iowa [this sounds normal too]


Nothing new today....
Taj Finger: Finger Points At Stanford
Finger Pulls the Trigger [Finger was a top prospect, he visited last week as we were one of his final 3]

[Players with * have NU offers]


Road warriors hope to crash Spartans' homecoming


NU looks to end decade of futility against Minnesota

Gopher volleyball adopts uncommon defensive technique


Wildcats Beaten By Penn State, 3-1 [The Cats drop one on the road]

Cats young and old anchor solid 'D'

Laskowski, Tuura and Greene Earn Women's Soccer Weekly Award
[The official Big 10 Story on the POW]


In snowshoes or racing flats, freshman runner finishes fast


To hit or not to hit: Football coaches disagree [This is on the HS level, a good discussion about practices]


NFL CatsNBA Cats

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

Luke Donald: Will be trying to repeat as the champ - Southern Farm Bureau Classic
Luke shoots -5 to go 8 under for the tourney and is tied for 2nd

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Monterey Peninsula Classic

Jim Benepe -  No
Jess Daley - Withdrew after 1st round
Brian Payne -  No

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig -
Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt -NGA/Hooters Tour:
Final money list [Bjorn is done for the Fall - looking for sponsorship to play this Winter....]

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