Stories by Steven Goldstein
We’ve compiled the most comprehensive research to date on Northwestern’s water fountains.
Northwestern's 2014 football recruiting class might be the school’s best ever, but history shows high rankings don’t necessarily guarantee success on the field.
'Cats finish eighth out of 13 teams in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
Wildcats took their third straight point and their 10th-consecutive regional title in NCAA postseason play Saturday.
A loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA quarterfinals ended the season for the 'Cats.
Northwestern edged out Wake Forest to advance to the next round of the NCAA men's tennis tournament in Athens, Ga.
The Northwestern softball team will advance to the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals Friday after a stunning victory over Indiana.
In a three-game tilt in softball against Michigan, the 'Cats got swept by a combined score of 27-5 this weekend.
The 'Cats defeated cross-city rival DePaul 4-2 in a Tuesday game at Sharon J. Drysdale Field.
As NU anxiously awaits the release of the Dillo Day lineup, student athletes share their Dillo wishlists.
In a historic day for the 'Cats, Northwestern won Big Ten titles in both women's tennis and women's golf.
NBN writers offer suggestions on how Chris Collins can truly become a member of the Wildcat community.
Evanston is warming up and the 'Cats are gearing up for postseason runs. Get inspired to cheer on your team with these spring sports recaps.
Former 2013 commit Jaren Sina has verbally committed to Seton Hall, withdrawing his letter of intent to play with the 'Cats.
Northwestern scored nine runs to end the game against Notre Dame Tuesday afternoon.
Sophomore pitcher Amy Letourneau struck out 12 Tuesday, but the 'Cats still fell to the Loyola Ramblers 1-0.
Wildcats fall 71-61 to No. 10 Michigan State at Sunday's game.
The Wildcats must deal with Ohio State's suffocating defense and physical post game if they have any chance at winning Thursday night.
Read up on the upcoming football season, from Fitz's outlook to additions to the new lineup.
A season by season breakdown of the performance and growth of the women's lacrosse program.
Since noteworthy players like Shannon Smith graduated, this year's freshmen have big shoes to fill.
The shorthanded Wildcats suffer their fifth loss in six games Sunday night.
What will become of the hip-hop industry now that rapping careers are born of YouTube rap battles and re-tweets?
Former Wildcat Al Netter is making the most of his time with his favorite childhood team, the San Francisco 49ers.
In preparation for the the East Coast-West Coast rival game Sunday, NBN breaks down Baltimore and San Francisco off the gridiron.
What do the Wildcats and Phoenix Suns have in common? Both grapple with the loss of a legend.
“'We’ve got momentum swinging our way,' Hearn smiles. 'We’re a scrappy team that doesn’t go away.'”
Coach Fitzgerald, Morty Schapiro and others were present for a university-sponsored Gator Bowl victory celebration Friday.
The odds are against the Wildcats this Thursday in their game against the Fighting Illini.
See exactly how certain players performed on the gridiron in Tuesday's Gator Bowl victory.
The 'Cats beat the Bulldogs in Jacksonville to claim their first bowl win in 64 years.
Head coach Bill Carmody announced Friday that senior forward Drew Crawford will be out for the rest of the season due to his torn labrum. He will pursue a fifth year of eligibility.
Two writers go head-to-head about Northwestern's bid to the Gator Bowl.
Despite some key injuries, Northwestern should be able to take down Illinois on Senior Day.
Fiscally, geographically and academically, adding Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten might not be such a bad move.
We talk to Wildcats' women's basketball coach Joe McKeown about the upcoming season and the team's prospects.
Senior Drew Crawford reflects on his own performance last season and the team's prospects for this year.
This walk-on freshman may be one of the Wildcats' most anticipated big men.
Sam Dixon, a long-time basketball head coach and new assistant coach for NU's women's team, talked with us about his new position in a new city.
NBN breaks down possible outcomes of this Saturday's game against Minnesota.
With a 44-29 victory over the Hoosiers, Northwestern moved into the AP Top-25 for the first time in nearly two years.
It looks like this game is for the 'Cats to lose, based on both teams' histories.
So you've been following the 'Cats religiously, but maybe you haven't seen how we compare to other teams in the conference. Our writer gives you the lowdown on where teams stand.
Northwestern’s all-time leading scorer John Shurna will continue his basketball career alongside talent like Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler.
One sportswriter predicts a Northwestern victory in the season opener.
See why two writers stay loyal to Northwestern sports, even though each team doesn't fare quite as well as women's lacrosse.
It’s been a busy year for the Northwestern Cycling Team. NU’s premier pedalers have remained competitive in the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference, ...
Our writer takes a look around the Big Ten to see who is NBA-bound.
With the baseball team out for the season, it's time to look back at stats and low points.
See how the 'Cats Big Ten campaign came to a close this past week.
Members of Northwestern's men's basketball team discuss their picks for the NBA playoffs.
Former Northwestern guard Michael "Juice" Thompson discusses his post-college basketball career with NBN.
This weekend Northwestern lost all three of its contests against Illinois by a total of four runs, despite besting their opponents when it came to hits.
The 'Cats suffer their first loss as the Florida Gators break their 14 game winning streak.
Saturday's game offered plenty of insight into what next year has in store for Northwestern football.
Not at the football exhibition game but want to keep up with the purple and white? Our sports live bloggers have you covered.
"Then, after beginning my first year in college, I did something impossibly foolish: I invested myself in the Northwestern Wildcats."
Origin doesn't matter nearly as much as ability. Check out these six international points of view from NU men's swimming and diving.
Coach Fitz and sports journalists Stewart Mandel and Pete Thamel spoke about the impact of social media on college sports and student-athlete compensation.
"On the verge of its first NCAA Tournament berth in program history, Northwestern ran toe-to-toe with No. 11 Michigan for the full 40 minutes of regulation, only to fall flat in overtime."
Check out the matchups between NU and Minnesota before their game Saturday.
Check out this breakdown of the Cats' potentially season-altering win against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
“Don’t get your hopes up and don’t get too mad if they lose,” my dad admonished as I threw on ...
"A loss to the ‘Huskers would drop Northwestern to a paltry 2-7 in conference games and all but kill any lingering dreams for a chance at the tourney."
New England and New York are going head-to-head in Super Bowl XLVI, which means their cultures are competing against each other as well. Which area comes out on top?