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Special Note: This will be the last NU Sports News Digest on Rivals - Tomorrow you will find the Digest on our new Insider's site.
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Northwestern Names Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week

FOOTBALL
Jason Wright Earns Third Big Ten Player-of-the-Week Honor [NU Sports]
Recap: Cats End Big Ten Losing Streak at 10 [WNUR]
A return to winning ways [The Daily]
Basanez shines, Jenkins into the mix [The Daily]
Wright's 4 TDs match NU record  [The Daily]

Johnson, Wright, Lewis & Gamble Earn Weekly Football Honors [Big 10]
NU-Iowa Matchup [TSN]

Commentary:
WE'RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE... [Purple Reign]
Benjamin: Why announce QB battle right now? [The Daily]

Next Up - Iowa
The Nation's Best: Banks, Run Defense [HawkeyeSport]
Nelson illustrates story of successes [Daily Iowan]
Fruits of his labor Ferentz in line to receive $500,000 incentive [CRGazette]
Hawkeyes might run walk-on [DM Register]
ONE LAST CHEER FOR THE SENIORS [Voice of the Hawkeyes]
MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK WITH CHUCK HARTLIEB [VOH$]

Big 10
Mich. St. dumps Williams [Sun Times]
Williams fired by Michigan St. [Daily Herald]
Firing not a surprise to MSU fans, students [Daily Herald]
Big Ten Weekly Football Release

BASKETBALL
Northwestern Preview [CNN/SI]

FIELD HOCKEY
Mesa Named Big Ten Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week [NU Sports]
Hortillosa and Mesa Collect Final Weekly Field Hockey Honors for 2002 [Big 10]
Cats end Big Ten drought with 1-0 win over Indiana[The Daily]

ALUMNI
NFL Cats:
Bently: Picture of him dumping Randle-El [Plain Dealer]

The PGA Cats
Luke Donald: Enters the Ryder Cup field? [Yahoo]
No More Watered-down events [Golfweek]
Donald crowned champion at shortened SFB Classic [Golfweek]
Donald's win was worth the wait [PGA]
Some older stories:
Donald's talents include more than precise ball-striking [PGA]
Q&A: Donald discusses rookie successes [PGA]


EXTRAS

Don't forget Stephen J. Truog's Pigskin Picks [No Money, Just Prestige!] Here are This Week's Games

Coach Randy Walker will be on with Spike on selected Friday mornings (usually before home games) at 8:20 AM.
And he will join Dave Kaplan and Tom Waddle on WGN Sports Central Wednesday nights between 7 PM and 8 PM CT.

Find a link to an NU Story? E-mail it to Coach Roy at rstetson@capps-assoc.com include the URL and "NU Sports News" in the reference. I don't repeat links to the AP story so you may not see all the web references...


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