New teams are rising to the top for a change in the Pac-12

...serve us well."The entire conference has been tough to predict.Stanford opened the season with a disheartening loss to Northwestern, but is now atop the Pac-12 North and up to No. 16 in the AP poll.UCLA rocketed up to No. 7 in the poll two weeks...

Clemson kicker Ammon Lakip has his misdemeanor drug arrest expunged

...opened uncertainty at quarterback when he pulled junior Mitch Leidner in the second half of last week's 27-0 loss at Northwestern.As Minnesota (3-2, 0-1 Big Ten) prepares for an important game at Purdue on Saturday, Kill is keeping his decision...

Unbeaten Northwestern is off to strong start

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is happy to be 3-0, though he sees no cause for celebration yet.The Wildcats are ranked No. 17 entering...

Goal line stand saves Ohio State agaist Indiana

...stranded inside its 1, the Bruins snapped the ball out of their own end zone for their second safety of the night. NO. 16 NORTHWESTERN 27, MINNESOTA 0In Evanston, Ill., Clayton Thorson scored two touchdowns, Justin Jackson ran for 120 yards and the Wildcats...

Duke defense handles Georgia Tech's triple option

...Duke (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).A week after some critical errors by the defense led to a loss to No. 17 Northwestern, the Blue Devils controlled Georgia Tech's quick-strike offense from start to finish."We came out with the mindset...

Former Silver Bluff star lets his performance at Clemson speak for itself

...20 years ago. Playing his first game as a freshman receiver for Northwestern, Bates caught a touchdown pass in the third quarter to give his Wildcats a 17-9 lead. Northwestern, which was a 28-point underdog, held on to beat the No. 9...

Georgia Tech, Duke square off in key ACC Coastal Division tilt

...loss to Notre Dame, while Duke fell to Northwestern 19-10."I think (the Yellow Jackets...better than what we did last week against Northwestern.""Georgia Tech is every bit as good as Northwestern's defense."


...with 6-over-par 294 and are in ninth place in the 17-team Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.Northwestern leads with 283, and Virginia's Lauren Coughlin heads up the individual race with 6-under-par 66.Eunice Yi led Georgia...

Miami wins in overtime against Nebraska

...field goal won it for the Hurricanes (3-0). NO. 23 NORTHWESTERN 19, DUKE 10In Durham, N.C., Warren Long ran 55 yards...touchdown and recovered a fumbled punt return late to help Northwestern (3-0) beat Duke (2-1).Solomon Vault returned the...

Defense stands tall for Florida against Kentucky

...goal attempt that sealed the win. MISSISSIPPI STATE 62, NORTHWESTERN STATE 13In Starkville, Miss., Dak Prescott threw for 227...and ran for another score and Mississippi State easily beat Northwestern State.Mississippi State (2-1) was in control the entire...