NU Sports News Digest for 11/6

Once again Football leads the pack, with stories from Evanston and Iowa City about Saturday's game with the Hawkeyes. There's also Basketball, Swimming, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, and Alumni reports today.

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Wright loses yardage after stats review [Chicago Sports]
Wildcats Play Final Road Game at Sixth-Ranked Iowa [NU Sports]
Vanderhorst to start [Purple Reign]
Backes gets start at Z[Purple Reign]
Third time is the charm [The Daily]

College Football: NU shows signs of growing up [Daily Southtown/AP]

Next Up - Iowa
Senior Leadership: Working Behind The Scenes [HawkeyeSports]
Ferentz: Goodbyes Are A Part Of Life [HawkeyeSports]
School of hard hits [Daily Iowan]
Lewis, Russell expect to play last home game [Register]
Incentive payouts could net Ferentz up to $1million [Register]
Russell ready to return IOWA CITY [QC Times]
Hawkeyes have questions at running back [Press-Citizen]
UI's Lewis, Russell expected to play {Press-Citizen]

Big 10
MSU firing races--er, raises--issue [Sun-Times]
Off-field incidents create worries for college football head coaches [Daily Her  ald]
Teams deal with off-field problems[The Daily]
Wildcats Gear Up For Exhibition Games [NU Sports]

Rose Represents USA Swimming in Cayman Islands [NU Sports]

Donald's win places him in elite company [The Daily]

Late goal leaves NU on losing end again[The Daily]
Cats spook travelers but can't scare their opponents [The Daily]

Cats lose matches, ground in league [The Daily]
Sophomore reaggravates stress fracture in left leg [The Daily]

Runners can't keep leader in sight at Big Tens  [The Daily]

Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament Set For Friday [Big 10]
Tournament Information Page [Big 10]
Tournament Release [Big 10]

NFL Cats
D'Wayne Bates: Back continues to improve [Insiders]

The PGA Cats
Luke Donald: Ex-Northwestern star Donald earns first PGA title [Daily Southtown/AP]


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 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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