Northwestern Wildcats Football

Northwestern Wildcats football previews, recaps, news and analysis.

Beat Michigan


How to fight the Wolverines, charitably

Yes union or no union, good things are happening


The run-up to Northwestern's vote for or against a union has been ugly and divisive. But regardless of whether the result is yes union or no union -- and it looks like no union -- college athletes...

NU recruiting is KILLING IT despite all the weirds


Despite a brutal year, Northwestern's 2015 recruiting class is looking great early. TURN DOWN FOR WHAT.

5 interesting tidbits from the NLRB ruling


What the NLRB ruling means is what's really important, but some of the rulings and offhand facts related in the document are fa

The NCAA's statement is short, hilariously wrong


The NCAA seems to realize that they're being threatened by Northwestern's football union, but if their grasp of what's happening is truly as limited as a press release seems to indicate, they are...

NU players win labor hearing


The surprise ruling from the National Labor Relations Board indicates that Northwestern's football players are, in fact, employees. It's a huge blow against the NCAA, but its still just a first step.



We reached the peak of Northwestern football Tuesday, when Patrick Ward said his engineering classes made him a better blocker.

Why are Mommy and Daddy yelling


Northwestern's ex-QB and Northwestern's coach are fighting in a labor dispute, and it's ugly -- but neither is the bad guy.

NU is a bad test case. NU is the best test case


Tuesday's union hearings revealed Northwestern might not be the ideal place for college football players to begin unionizing. Which kind of makes it the best place for them to begin.

LOL at Tim Beckman


The Wildcats firmly pounded Illinois on the recruiting trail, but Tim Beckman still made a joke about Northwestern. WE LOVE TIM BECKMAN.

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