Stories by Max Jones
I could tell you where I was when the Helmet Catch happened and paint a picture of the world shifting ...
Northwestern, looking to clinch its fourth straight bowl appearance, enters its penultimate game of the regular season against Minnesota.
Two writers disagree whether Northwestern will or won't make the Big Dance.
Our canny sports editors offer their predictions for the men's and women's teams. Will they make the tournament? Will they win 20 games? What say you?
With a new season comes new players on the rise. Look out for Drew Crawford and JerShon Cobb on the men's team, plus Kendall Hackney on the women's.
NBN Sports discusses.
If Northwestern hopes to get to the tournament, they have to get conference wins and beat good non-conference teams. But how can they do that when we're only scheduled against mediocrity?
The answers to these burning questions will decide the Wildcats' season.
A look back at this week in lacrosse, tennis, baseball and beyond, with a shout-out to a world-ranked alum.
After John Shurna declared for the NBA Draft, North by Northwestern presents a Dear John letter Wildcat fans will not want to read.
Dan Persa may not have a backup yet, but the running backs have some viable players.
Breaking down NU's football opponents two years in advance. If that's not overachieving, I don't know what is. But we know that's what NU's all about.
A recap of the biggest Northwestern spring sports headlines you should know, from softball to lacrosse to tennis.
A look at the best this past season had to offer.
Juice Thompson has done more than any other player in Northwestern history to improve our basketball team. Hanging his jersey in the rafters at Welsh-Ryan is the least we can do.
Unsure whom to root for this spring training? Take a look at Northwestern's leading baseball alumni.
Bill Carmody has taken the 'Cats far, but it might be time to move on with another coach.
What little hope was left for Northwestern’s NCAA tournament quickly evaporated Sunday in Happy Valley, as the Wildcats lost to ...
In light of Carmody's recent extension, we wondered how four fictional coaches would lead the 'Cats.
In another frustrating loss that generated more questions about this team than answers, the Wildcats lost to the Minnesota Golden ...
Wildcat basketball could use some improvement according to their recent loss against the Badgers.
After starting the game on a sensational 3-point shooting pace, the Wildcats were able to close out their second consecutive ...
What to take away from the Wildcats' third consecutive bowl game loss.
Texas Tech may have a cooler mascot, but Northwestern's fight song can't be beaten.
In a shocker, Northwestern Men's Basketball recorded their first loss of the season against St. John's, leaving fans scratching their heads and wondering about what's next.
Northwestern took care of business in the first round of the Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival, beating the St. Francis ...
How we graded the Wildcats' performance at Wrigley against the Fighting Illini.
Head on down to Wrigleyville this Saturday to watch the Wildcats take on Illini.
How does the Big Ten look coming out of last weekend's set of games?
Persa's Achilles rupture, a sellout crowd and Northwestern's heroic second half.
Lots of "must-wins" are on the horizon for the Wildcats.
Too many penalties and a shoddy offense are holding the 'Cats back.
Northwestern will be making it to a bowl game this season. The question is, which one?
See NU and MSU go head-to-head off the football field.
The 'Cats might pull this one out, but they're going to need a sappy Disney finish.
Three lessons from Northwestern's disappointing loss to Purdue.
Northwestern pulled off a heart-pounding 29-28 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers Saturday morning on the road. It was a game marked with several inconsistencies, from turnovers to penalties. How bad was it really? Check out our grades to find out.
Following a 4-0 start, it seems prudent to look at the top individual performances, one on each side of the ball, and check their growing presence on the national stage.