Athletes with disabilities in it to win it

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports Rohan Murphy lost his legs at birth and grew up thinking that he wouldn’t ever be able to play sports. However, in eighth grade his physical education teacher introduced him to wrestling and he started to become fully involved with the team in ninth grade. He later went on to […]

TBT poised for continued growth with player-caliber higher than ever

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports The roots of the The Basketball Tournament can be traced back to a group text message thread from a Sunday afternoon in 2010 between some like-minded friends. On their day off from work, TBT CEO and co-founder Jon Mugar and his friends went back-and-forth about the feasibility of having an […]

Glencoe-native transfers home to play tennis for Northwestern

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports When she was 8-years old, Carol Finke played her first tennis tournament in an event hosted by Northwestern University. Since then, she’s dreamed of playing for the Wildcats. The Glencoe-native caught the eye of Northwestern women’s tennis head coach Claire Pollard at a young age.

Even with new players, Clippers’ offensive system gives team edge

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports Prior to the start of the season, most preseason predictions had the Los Angeles Clippers in the bottom-half of the NBA, outside the playoff picture. Now at the All-Star break with 23 games left in the season, the Clippers are sitting in the eighth and final playoff spot in the […]

LA Kings return home with 4-3 shootout loss to Canucks

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports Returning to Staples Center for the first time since Jan. 21, the Los Angeles Kings hoped to give their notoriously faithful fans something to cheer about. However, Elias Pettersson and the Vancouver Canucks had other plans. Both Pettersson and Adam Gaudette tallied a goal and an assist to hand the […]

Big Ten preview: Four teams expected to vie for conference title in women’s tennis

By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports With Big Ten Conference play officially underway, Northwestern University women’s tennis keeps the focus on the same goal this season that they do every year: to win the conference championship. “That’s a big goal for us, but we can’t really think about that every match,” said junior Julie Byrne. “We […]

Northwestern qualifies for ITA Team Championship with wins over UCF, Miami


By Neel Madhavan Medill Reports Northwestern University sophomore Caroline Pozo – roughly midway through the third set of her match against Miami’s Carla Girbau – noticed that teammate Inci Ogut had just defeated her opponent in a three-set battle on the adjacent court. Ogut’s 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 win over Miami’s Yuna Ito at the No. […]