NU Sports News Digest for 12/9

All the News that Fits We Link -- The Original Index to Online News about Northwestern University Athletics

Tonight is the AFF Award's Dinner - Pat Fizgerald is one of the honorees...


BASKETBALL
Men
NU is Hot according to this article on the Big 10
Big Ten announces its basketball presence with authority
+ Northwestern in action

Willie's story on the Northwestern's Rose Win.
The Improbable Wildcat 1949 Rose Bowl Victory
FOOTBALL
Placencia picks NU

Everybody saw Locksley leaving for somewhere...

Illini lose Locksley to top job at New Mexico
+ Zook statement on Locksley's departure
+ New Mexico officially hired Illinois offensive coordinator Mike Locksley
+ Locks rides off to New Mexico

Rittenberg: How the Big Ten coaches voted
+ Ranking the Big Ten bowls

Mizzoo:
Coffman Named 1st-Team All-American
BASEBALL
Not much NU Baseball happening, but down the El, there's the ongoing saga of the Cubbies:
Rovell:
Why Chicago Cubs Are Not "Part" Of Tribune Bankruptcy
+ Sam Zell: Will He Ever Sell The Chicago Cubs?

Hall to Cubs' icon Santo: Not this time


Started by "The Sage of the South" Frank Loomis
The Original Northwestern URL Link Service
Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
Remember that I try to only get one copy of an AP story.
$ before a story means its from a source requiring a subscription.
Opinion Columns usually have the name of the writer in bold at the front of the headline.
Yes, we use Google News, First Headlines and Yahoo as part of our search for Wildcat stories.
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