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Sippin' on Purple

The Not-So-Final Sip

Hi friends. Northwestern is about to play football again. Let me tell you why I'm not writing about it every day, and about how much I love you.

The Not-So-Final Sip

Hi friends. Northwestern is about to play football again. Let me tell you why I'm not writing about it every day, and about how much I love you.

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Will this year be different than last?

Following a disappointing 2013, will Northwestern be able to turn it around?

Will this year be different than last?

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Following a disappointing 2013, will Northwestern be able to turn it around?

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The InsideNU staff picks Northwestern vs. Cal

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This week's picks are here!

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Let's freak out about the weather for NU-Cal!

Not NU-OSU again!

The rise of Cameron Dickerson

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In one offseason, the redshirt junior has gone from a role player to a key part of the offense.

Analyzing Northwestern's running back committee

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What did the returnees do well last year? How will the freshmen contribute?

Northwestern football season predictions

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See how we think the Wildcats will fare this year.

Opponent Links: Week 1, California Golden Bears

Here's where you can learn about Cal.

Prove you have the best Northwestern tailgate

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Send nominations to insidenu@gmail.com for the chance to have your tailgate filmed

Where you will get NU-Cal

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Via Jon Davis, here is an absolutely terrible map of where you will get NU-Cal on ABC and where you will get it on ESPN2, since this is one of those flex games.

In case you can't tell from the very clear contrasting colors, Chicagoland, the very northwest part of Indiana, Central Illinois, Northern Illinois, Eastern Iowa and the Bay Area all get the game on ABC. The rest of the country will see it on ESPN2. The game will also be available online at Watch ESPN.

How Cal could beat Northwestern

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It's not likely, but explosion plays might be the key.

Previewing the Northwestern Offense

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We take an in-depth look at the Northwestern offense. Without Kain Colter and Venric Mark anchoring the running game, what should we expect to see from the Wildcats?

NCAA Football 14 Thinks NU is Really Good

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The video game thinks Northwestern is going to be really good this season.

CAL NAME OF THE WEEK

A bug and a very cool guy are both on Cal.

4 pieces of NU football history you need to know

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Hail To Purple's Larry LaTourette gives new and old NU fans the most essential pieces of history they need to know.

Reasons why Northwestern will beat Cal

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Cal was really really bad at football last year. Northwestern was okay. This, plus Northwestern's undying hatred of fellow nerds and Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, lead me to believe Northwestern...

Cal is why advanced statistics matter

Cal's offensive stats look great, right? Well, they're actually pretty terrible.

Big Ten Positional Rankings: Defensive Backs

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Throughout the month, we’ve been rolling out Big Ten positional power rankings to gage how Northwestern stacks up with the rest of the conference. Last but not least is the defensive backs. Where...

Three Big Things vs. Cal

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Northwestern can learn from last year's game against Cal to get another victory this season.

10 reasons to be optimistic about NU football

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Here's how you can tell if things are looking up, other than Saturday's final score.

Ifeadi Odenigbo is Just Having Fun

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There are few people like Ifeadi Odenigbo and even fewer that have has much fun as him.

Notes from Pat Fitzgerald's Cal press conference

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NU got some more not great news today.

Northwestern football depth chart: Week 1 vs. Cal

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See who the Wildcats will be starting this week, and who will back the starters up.

Big Ten Positional Rankings: Linebackers

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Throughout the month, we’ve been rolling out Big Ten positional power rankings to gage how Northwestern stacks up with the rest of the conference. Next up: the linebackers. Where do Chi Chi Ariguzo...

Isaac James has Northwestern in his top three

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Isaac James is someone Northwestern fans want to keep an eye on

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