NU Sports News Digest

Its almost game time - <b>Football</b> Cats taking on the somewhat wounded Lions. <br>Lots of other weekend action with <b>Tennis, Fencing, Field Hockey </b>and<b> Wrestling</b> in tournaments. <br>More honors for <b>Soccer</b>.

FOOTBALL

This weekend's game will be on ESPN2 at 11 AM
NU's offense goes from flash and dash to smash and crash...
Cats serving vanilla offense

The plan was to use Alex Webb more...It didn't happen
QB change on hold

So the passing game is hurting because of 3 injuries, and the top rusher is injured, at least there's defense.
NU's Wright still ailing, but Cats stay grounded

Pat Durr's return to the field...from the Penn State side...
Determined Durr returned

Talking about the RB Roll, and other changes...
Position carousel keeps on turning at NU

Learning to practice without the payoff...
Life on the sidelines

Commentary:
Benamin: Here's a goal: NU finishing the year at .500
Next up: Penn State
[ESPN 2]
State Penn also wants to win out
Seniors striving to finish season on high note

Paterno not giving up the Penn State ship

A group of stories about different Penn State Players today...
+ PSU's Kimball kicks away disappointment
+ Phillips receiving just rewards
+ Waiting his turn pays off for Lions receiver Phillips
+ Gardner's got the gift of gab
+ Leadership, poise are trademarks for QB

and then the Wolverines
[On ESPN]
Who are on a Bye week...
Other Big 10:
From the Big 10:
Key Contests Highlight Saturday's Football Games

Michigan sits in driver's seat in Rose race

This is the big one for the Boilers and the Hawks...
Title hopes on line for Purdue, Iowa

RECRUITING

John Kadous Zona Lineman Talks Irish
Dan Rowlands Will Take Visit No. 2 This Weekend

BASKETBALL

Jitim would be a WR or a Running back if he played football
Interview: Jitim Young Jitim Young

TENNIS

Grier Advances in Singles, Doubles

FIELD HOCKEY

Wildcats Face Ohio State in First Round of Big Ten Tournament

WRESTLING

Grapplers off to the MSU Open
Wildcats Open Season at Michigan State

FENCING

Its off the the World Cup for the Cats with Knives
NU Fencers Take on World

SOCCER

Soccer Duo Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District

MISCELLANY

WNUR presenting the
High "Cheese" Steaks Eatoff

The Cubbies legend keeps his faith and his sense of humor
Santo upbeat even on eve of operation

Commentary on joining the Big East
Imrem: A higher calling for DePaul
 

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
PGA Cats
Are finished for the year...
However Josh Habig finished 2nd at the Qualifying school stage 2
Now he heads to the finals this week.
Competitors Gather for Q' School Finals

Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
Remember that I try to only get one copy of an AP story.

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