Stories by NBN Sports
Northwestern men’s basketball has us all feeling down. In moments like these, you have to think about what makes you happy: Maybe it’s ice cream, Christmas or Oprah. Here at NBN Sports, we naturally turn to Pat Fitzgerald and Northwestern football.
With Winter Quarter in full swing, most Northwestern winter sports teams have found their identity, for better or for worse.
The Buckeyes are bigger, more athletic and more experienced than the Wildcats (we’ll take Fitz over Urban Meyer any day, though).
NBN Sports breaks down what to expect of the 'Cats this upcoming mens' basketball season.
After Purdue's demolition of Ohio State, the Big Ten West is officially a four-horse race.
NBN Sports takes a look at the most important games remaining for Northwestern’s non-revenue teams in the playoff hunt.
NBN Sports has you covered with brief season recaps of Northwestern’s non-revenue sports.
After plenty of offseason hype, the transfer announcement of Hunter Johnson and the opening of the Ryan Fieldhouse, hopes were high going into 2018.
NBN Sports takes a look back at which departing seniors will be missed the most next year.
NBN Sports takes a look at which products of Fitz' system have a chance to make a roster and contribute to their teams.
Students at other Big Ten schools are packing their bags for the summer – meaning that spring seasons are ending.
Our writers weigh in on how men's basketball is shaping up for next year.
We may only be in Week 2, but Northwestern spring sports are well underway.
NBN Sports has you covered with every angle of the year so far and what’s to come.
Northwestern womens lacrosse will continue to have their eyes fixed on a goal that has eluded them since 2012: a national championship.
We know Northwestern students are busy, so NBN Sports has compiled our list of must-watch games, maximizing your entertainment and giving you a taste of each team.
What can Chris Collins and company learn from this year to avoid a repeat of this season and get the fan base excited again about Northwestern basketball?
Who will be the face of Northwestern in the coming years? NBN Sports has you covered on who to check out as teams wrap up their regular seasons.
While Trump delivered his State of the Union last night, NBN Sports will now provide you with a far less divisive announcement: the State of the Big Ten.
While their fan bases are smaller, NBN Sports knows their games and matches are just as exciting. Don’t know which one to pick? That’s what we’re here for.
Halfway into January, Northwestern Men’s Basketball has stumbled to a 11-8 record, and a 2-4 conference record. What happened?
The men's team has higher expectations than ever before. The women's team has historically large shoes to fill. We covered it all here.
You’ve all heard of Justin Jackson and Clayton Thorson, but they aren’t the only ones to thank for NU's midseason turnaround.
Since football hasn’t done much besides break our hearts this year, we turned our focus to a happier place: the basketball court.
Here are our favorite quotes from coach Chris Collins at Media Day this week.
We took our best guess at how the ever-unpredictable Wildcats will finish off the season.
It's been quite a year for Northwestern sports. We took a look at some of the moments that stood out from the rest.
Last weekend, four former Wildcats achieved their dreams of making the NFL. Here's a look at how they fit with their new teams.
Northwestern baseball has played nearly .500 ball since starting the season 0-7. Here's a look at the guys who have helped the 'Cats turn things around.
The rules are simple: build a team of five players from across every NU team to create an unstoppable all-star squad.
We took a look at teams from past seasons with similar résumés to see how they fared in the eyes of the selection committee.
Students first, athletes second, tweeters third. Here are some of the ... best tweets out there from NU basketball players.
With some familiar faces gone, we previewed a few individual players who we think can help get Kelly Amonte Hiller and company back to their championship ways.
Welsh-Ryan Arena is set for a big renovation, so we took a look at some of the best moments at the "Litter Box" since its last renovation in 1983.
Skelly's energy has manifested itself in scoring, rebounding and blocks, and he has developed into a premier sixth man. Now all he needs is a nickname.
The piping hot Pinstripe Bowl takes you've been waiting for since the end of Finals Week are finally here.
The 2016-17 basketball season is underway. NBN has all you need to know right here.
It's the time of year when we ask if NU will break through its historic drought and make the NCAA Tournament. If the Cubs could do it ...
Your favorite NBN sports writers shoot their basketball predictions for the upcoming season.
Why stop at #BMac4TheDime? We were inspired, and decided to offer some of our own NU sports marketing campaigns.
The 'Cats are probably going to a bowl game unless they're not.
Trevor Siemian, an embattled quarterback at Northwestern, is (inexplicably) 3-0 as a starter in the NFL. We break down his best moments.
In part three of our 2016 football preview, NBN's sportswriters give their predictions for how the 'Cats will fare this season.
Northwestern student-athletes share what they wish they knew when they got here.
It may have been a low year for Northwestern sports. But in these shining moments, we truly felt anything at all was possible.
What was happening at Northwestern nine years ago, the last time NU baseball swept a series since this weekend?
With the NFL Draft in town, we took a look at some notable Wildcats who have made the jump to the NFL.
From Touchdown Trev to Matty Fitz, here are some of the best Northwestern athletes to go pro.
It's like the Heisman Award, Wooden Award and Peabody Award all rolled into one
Check out NBN's compiled coverage of NU women's lacrosse as they vie for another NCAA championship.
Northwestern softball is coming off an NCAA tournament appearance and just beat a ranked team. Here's why you should care...
While Northwestern boasts plenty of talented football and basketball players, NBN took a look at some lesser known student-athletes.
With Northwestern basketball struggling on the hardwood these days, we came up with some other ways to spend those cold Winter nights.
NBN Sports takes a step back to reconsider NCAA tournament chances.
Get pumped for basketball season with our 2015-16 basketball preview.
Are a pair of March Madness tickets in store for both basketball teams this year? NBN Sports weighs in.
NBN Sports scopes out the non-conference competition.
Admit it: you don't get sports. But you do understand GIFs. In that spirit, here's some GIFs to help you out when your friends talk football.
Your favorite athletes might be your favorite drinks, too!
When you're not cheering on our football team, check out these other kickass NU sports.
NBN Sports looks back at the highs and lows of another year of NU athletics.
NBN Sports writers took a look at the Wildcats in 2020.
See all the work the women have put into the 2015 lacrosse season.
From women's hoops to swimming to Alex Olah, NBN Sports is laying down some (overly?) optimistic predictions about winter sports.
Wildcats basketball starts tonight, so get caught up on all the off-season buzz with our 2014-2015 season preview.
Rivaling the best of Buzzfeed articles, NBN Sports paired Northwestern's greatest athletes to TV's greatest hits.
We checked in on some former Wildcats to see where their talents have taken them.
Yeah, we all like having fun on Dilllo Day, everyone's a winner, etc. Tell yourself that if you want to live a life of failure of shame. We're here to win.
Northwestern students love to bemoan our painful men's basketball and football seasons, which seems a little silly when there are so many other good teams here.
Maybe the TBA Dillo acts are famous athletes-turned-singers who have busy schedules and can't confirm until the last minute?
NBN Sports' takes on NFL Network's #BoldPredictions with (some plausible, some not too plausible) guesses for Northwestern's own spring season.
In the spirit of March Madness, NBN takes a look back at some of the best underdog moments over the last few seasons of Wildcat basketball.
With the basketball season wrapped up, five writers reflect on their favorite moments from the season.
As Valentine's Day approaches, everyone is scrambling to find the perfect date. These athletes can rest easy, though; we've already done the work for them.