NU Sports News Digest

<b>Football</b> Commit #6 is on board - he's a running back - and the coaches speak out on the Teleconference <br>Grier wins the <b>Women's Tennis</b> title at the ITA <br><b>Basketball</b> getting ready for a show Thursday <br>Congress looking at the BCS? <br>and the PGA Cats too...

FOOTBALL

This weekend's game will be on ESPN at 11 AM
Noah knows best...
Cats aim to win out

Wow a story about the big guys up front...
Lineman takes shot in stride

Injury sidelines 2nd receiver in 3 weeks

CBS Sportsline:
Strategy and personnel
Inside slant
Notes, quotes

A few player profiles from NU Sports
Louis Ayeni: Never Give Up
Jason Wright: NU's First Class Nerd

Big 10 Teleconference
Northwestern Coach Randy Walker

Commentary:
The Waterboy's take on Wisconsin

WNUR has their web site back under control - here's some recent commentary...
Vedak: Numbers of a Wildcat Win

Tang:Remember When This Was Normal?

Gee I said the same thing on Oct 6th and got some pretty tough e-mail...
The Fault, dear Brutus...

Purdue is next -
[on ESPN]
the official story from PU
Football Game Notes

Tiller taking some heat...
Coach dismisses criticisms of offense

Michael Pointer: Purdue Q&A

Purdue worried about scoring from up close...
Red zone results frustrate Boilers

They've got a DE who is playing "lights out" right now - and the coach is impressed...anyway, it will give Streif and Essex something to do Saturday...
Phillips gets Tiller's vote for MVP

The Big 10 Teleconference
Purdue Coach Joe Tiller

Followed by Penn State
[ESPN 2]
Finally - JoePa imposes some discipline...
Tired of disobedience, Paterno lets McHugh go

Among other things...
Kicking game hurting Nittany Lions

Other Big 10:
Big 10's Weekly Notes on Football
Weekly Notes

2 Illini have surgery
Thomas latest Illini lost for the season

Somebody wake up Carr: It's MSU week!
Big games coming for Mich. St.

In tough season, Paterno marches on
Tough year for Paterno [AP]

RECRUITING

We've got commit #6
Akeem Hunter:Chicago RB Makes Commitment
Verbal Commitment #6 For 'Cats
Terrance Butler Bandit Has Several Offers
Alex Rucks Two Visits Set - Names A Leader
Brian Guimon Illinois Lineman Names Five Schools
Ryan Cibulka TE Receives First Offer

BASKETBALL

We don't need no Midnight Madness - we've got Halloween Hoopla...
Halloween HOOP-la Has Almost Arrived!

Parity showcases Big Ten preseason

TENNIS

Cristelle Grier gives us a preview of  this year's NCAAs?
Grier Cruises to Another ITA Midwest Title
No surprises: Grier cruises to ITA crown

MISCELLANY

Run for your lives --  the Congress is coming
Separating BCS myth from reality

ALUMNI

NFL Cats

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

Luke Donald - Scheduled to play
the Chrysler Championship
Tee Times:
7:47 Thursday [Tee 1]
12:17 Friday [Tee 10]

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
The Nationwide Tour Championship

Jess Daley -  is scheduled


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