Sippin' on Purple

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NU Vintage Plays: 2000 Michigan, Part 1

Looking back at one of Northwestern's most famous games

NU Vintage Plays: 2000 Michigan, Part 1

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Looking back at one of Northwestern's most famous games

Hey, look, another new scoreboard!

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From Teddy G.:

NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board covering 300 square feet. Boards mounted on the east and west walls will cover 238 square feet.

For reference, the current video board at Ryan Field is 390 square feet (new one will be 1100).

Hey, look, a new scoreboard!

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Northwestern Athletics announced today (Monday) significant upgrades to the in-stadium video display capabilities in Ryan Field, with plans to nearly triple the size of the existing videoboard and install new LED ribbon boards overlooking both the north and south end zones.

Now, we just need to see Fitz and a few players use the new video board to replicate this great bit from Conan O'Brien.

The Two Quarterback System: Part 2

The 2012 season brings a full-blown rotation

The Two Quarterback System: Part 1

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How Northwestern began to split snaps

Illinois Hate Post by MNWildcat on OTE

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With all due respect to the haters who came before him (chad et al.), this is the best piece of hate writing I've seen. We should all strive to hate this well.

Beat Michigan

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How to fight the Wolverines, charitably

An oral history of how next year's recruiting class came together

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This is awesome. Inside baseball on how Chris Collins is recruiting on a high level

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Winning has become a side issue . . .

I came over to "sippin' on purple" to see if there was some news about potential NU players to be drafted (if any). The only news I found was about UNION! I don't know if the union is right or...

Northwestern lax back in the NCAA Tournament

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And other spring sports (besides baseball) are doing well, too!

My $35 helmet restoration project. In gif form.

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I found an old, beat-up helmet and decided to restore it. This is how I'm spending my free time. It's gon' be a long summer.

Yes union or no union, good things are happening

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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

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

Aaron Liberman transferring

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The Great Jewish Hope at Northwestern is dead: Northwestern walk-on Aaron Liberman will pursue his basketball career elsewhere.

5 interesting tidbits from the NLRB ruling

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

UPDATE: Northwestern loses heartbreaker to Indiana

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I know we're all in a tizzy about the NU football team becoming USW Local 1803, but there's basketball of the postseason variety to be played tonight involving Northwestern!

The NCAA's statement is short, hilariously wrong

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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...

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