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Purple Mafia Profile - Noah Herron

You say "Noah Herron", I think of the above. How about you?We've had a nice string of former players in the mix for one of your favorite weekly fea...

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Great Shakes For Great Lakes

HailToPurple must be going wild. As Sharon pointed out, ESPN.com has reported that NU is close to finalizing a deal for an August 23 practice at t...

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Thursday Musings

Welcome to a random collection of Northwestern-ness on the eve of the women's lacrosse Final Four. I'm not even going to attempt to connect the do...

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Ugh - Another 11 am -er

Yikes. NU announced today the home opener on September 11 against Illinois State is an 11 am ct start time. God, I simply hate the 11 am start time...

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Michigan "Bruise"

A slow day in NU land football-wise at least. The Wildcats baseball team kicks-off the opening round of the Big Ten Baseball tournament today at 2...

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Men of Steele

Kudos to Adam Rittenberg for tipping readers off to Phil Steele's All Big Ten preseason selections. Steele, as most of you know, has become one of ...

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The Bill Veeck In Me

If you don't live in Chicago then it is hard to capture the Blackhawks mania that has swept this city this season. I haven't really seen anything l...

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Tick-Tock - Season Ticket Deadline Up...

A good friend emailed me a note Friday night reminding me to remind you (and me) that today marks the deadline for Northwestern football season tic...

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'Cats NFL News & Notes

With Kevin Bentley on board for the Purple Mafia Profile today, it is quickly becoming an NFL heavy day with the latest 'Cats news. Corey Wootton i...

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Purple Mafia Profile -Kevin Bentley

It's Friday and that means Purple Mafia Profile time. The string of former 'Cats now in the NFL continues as today Houston Texan LB, Kevin Bentley ...

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Off-Season Schedule Surfing

The media coverage of the Big Ten expansion continues to be front and center as the convening of the conferences' ADs and other execs comes to a cl...

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Shout Outs Galore

The big news online these days is a Northwestern fan/message board poster whose alleged inside info from the Big Ten has sent off a fervor of specu...

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Ultimate Did (N)U Know?

During the past three years of LTP we've discovered some what I consider amazing "did you knows?" about Northwestern athletics. I'd say the two tha...

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Just Another Manic Monday

Apologies for saddling your inner voice with that God-awful 80's tune in the headline. However, after WildcatReport.com reported Ohio State beat ou...

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Purple Mafia Do-Over

Yikes. A daily post that starts on Friday evening? Wow. Good news and bad news and always deliver the bad news first. There is no purple mafia pro...

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Recruiting Reverence

Yesterday, WildcatReport.com posted yet another positive sign as electrifying speed demon WR Miles Shuler narrowed down his immense list of potenti...

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The Bowl Bar

I shot the warning across the bow yesterday about Big Ten expansion rumors and predictably, Jim Delany put the immediate squelch to the rumor. As s...

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Northwestern Night @ Wrigley

So, Fitz is singing the 7th inning stretch, there will be many donned in purple and I'm expecting photos from you at the event. The NU-Illinois cha...

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Tuesday Musings

Boy, this Big Ten expansion speculation smack sure sets off the office, no? My Mizzou colleague, Michigan colleague and I were all gauging temperat...

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