NU Sports News Digest for: 1/3

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

Wildcats Face Michigan State in Big Ten Home Opener Saturday
+ Matchup: Michigan State at Northwestern
+ Cats aim to pass physical tonight
+ Wildcats know boards key vs. Michigan State
+ LTP:: Sparty Saturday

Freshman Shurna makes impact at NU

Willhite: Fridays with Bill (Carmody) and Jerry...and Illini/DePaul conjecture, too!

MSU is Next
Spartan tipoff: No. 10 MSU vs. Northwestern
+ Spartans' Goran Suton nearly back to full strength

Wildcats Open 2009 Hosting Wisconsin In Sunday Night Showdown
Truog is riled up about the BCS, and Greenstein agrees with him....
SjT: BCS Mess!!!!
+ Teddy Greenstein: Gators, Sooners: A lot in question

These two stories spawned the commentary above...
+ Mississippi rolls in Cotton
+ Ole Miss plucks Cotton Bowl win

Noncontender Trojans show how the best do it

Herron: NU Actually Beat Iowa 5 Ways
+ 2008 Valero Alamo Bowl No. 10-Most Watched Bowl Game in ESPN History

Keegan Kennedy Concludes Big Bowl Blog

A good look ahead to 2009 by the guys from Inside Slant
NU Team Notes

Schultz to guide Illini offense (and recruit Texas)

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Northwestern Magazine
asks you to send any photos you may have of the Bowl including  the alumni tour, the tailgate or the game, please send your best shots to

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Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
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