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The Conundrum Of Passing On Sports Loyalties

It’s been a while, but today I am dusting off my old blog, Chicagodelphia, for a good reason. My wife and I are expecting our first child this fall, and I need to make sure I have my priorities straight. Mainly, which teams our daughter will root for. This is everyone’s else’s top priority, right?... Read more »

45 Things The 45th President Doesn't Like

1.) Women 2.) Non-White People 3.) Facts 4.) Journalists 5.) Germs 6.) Words 7.) Books 8.) Satire 9.) Grammar 10.) Sleep 11.) Complete Sentences 12.) Numbers 13.) Healthy Food 14.) Periods 15.) Periods 16.) Small Crowds 17.) Small Hands 18.) American Made Products 19.) Alec Baldwin 20.) Equality 21.) Adequate Tie Length 22.) Humor 23.)... Read more »

Austin Carr Ties Receiving Record

With a 33 yard touchdown reception in the second quarter, Austin Carr has tied the single season school record with 12. The 33 yard TD catch was his second on the day. Northwestern is leading Purdue 14-10 in the second quarter.

The Tired Old Man We Elected King

Racist Sexist Misogynist Xenophobe Reality TV Host Failed Businessman Liar Draft Dodger Tax Evader Birther 45th President Of The United States To all those who wanted “change”, an “outsider”, someone who “tells it like it is”, congratulations on your election victory. To the registered voters who did not vote and were able to do so,... Read more »

For The Wildcats, One Is The Loneliest Number

Northwestern’s opening day loss to Western Michigan was summed up nicely by Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald. “Turnovers 1-0, difference in the game one point, end of story.” Yes, I will clear that up for you momentarily. What he was referring to was one of the more bizarre sequences in a football game that you will... Read more »

Squad Goals: Can NU win 10 again?

Last season, Northwestern won 10 games for only the fourth time in school history. Two of those seasons have come under current Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald. The Wildcats will try to repeat that success this season, but it will not be easy. Looming on the schedule this season are Michigan State and Ohio State, and... Read more »

Honest Answers About Concussions

The concussion debate continues to be a hot topic at all levels of football. I decided to try and get a perspective from the medical side of the debate, to see how they view the current situation. Luckily for me, I was able to find a doctor who was willing to answer some questions I... Read more »

Dennis Green At Northwestern: An Appreciation

When the news of the passing of Dennis Green broke this past Friday, my first thought was about Dennis Green the NFL coach. Who can forget the 1998 Minnesota Vikings with Chris Carter, Robert Smith and Randy Moss? What about (especially in Chicago) “they are who we thought they were”, which he said after a... Read more »

Wildcats Show Little Fight In Loss To Iowa

After a miracle 5-0 start to the season, Northwestern needed to prove the loss to Michigan was just an anomaly. Just the opposite happened today against Iowa, as the Cats fell hard 40-10. Once a top 15 team in the country, NU’s time in the top 25 will likely come to an end. Also likely... Read more »

Two Wildcats Named Big 10 Players Of The Week

Coming off the upset win at home against Stanford, two Wildcats were rewarded for their big games against Stanford. Sophomore Linebacker Anthony Walker was named Big 10 defensive player of the week, and Redshirt Freshman Quarterback Clayton Thorson was named Big 10 freshman of the week. The really fun part of that? Both players wear... Read more »