Sports Betting for the Sports Illiterate

By Nick Hennion Medill Reports Understand sports betting? Good. Neither did I. So in light of the recent Supreme Court decision to legalize sports gambling, I sought on some experts on the subject to examine where sports betting is right now, and where it’s going in the future. Photo at top: Bovada is one of […]

Indiana caps off unbeaten Big Ten season with tournament title

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports When the Indiana men’s soccer team started the season almost three months ago, players set three goals for themselves. Become Big Ten regular season champions, win the Big Ten Tournament and win a NCAA tournament title to cap it off. After defeating the University of Michigan Wolverines 3-0 Nov. 11 […]

Indiana, Michigan Win Big Ten Tournament Final Berths

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports The Indiana Hoosiers and Michigan Wolverines will battle for Sunday’s Big Ten Tournament title after dispatching Maryland and Wisconsin, respectively, in the semifinals on Friday. Indiana, the number one seed, tied Friday’s early game 1-1 in regular time, advancing 4-3 on penalty kicks. In the other semifinal, an early penalty […]

Northwestern Wins First Game in 47 Days on Senior Night

By Nicholas Hennion It had been 46 days and 11 games since the Northwestern University men’s soccer team played a winning match. But Friday on senior night against Division III opponent Concordia-Chicago, the Wildcats ended that winless streak with a 6-0 beatdown of the Cougars in addition to honoring the squad’s six seniors. Head Coach […]

Wildcats fall to Wisconsin Badgers in first winless Big Ten season since 2003

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports Northwestern University men’s soccer entered Wednesday’s matchup against Wisconsin University with a win in at least one Big Ten game in 15 straight seasons. But last night’s match broke that streak in Northwestern’s last Big Ten game of the season. The Wildcats fell to the Badgers 2-1 in double overtime […]

Northwestern battles to 1-1 draw against hometown foe DePaul

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports Northwestern University simultaneously continued both a winning and losing streak after a 1-1 draw against Chicago opponent DePaul University last Tuesday. The Wildcats are now winless – with a draw or a loss – in their last eight games (including Friday’s loss to Rutgers) against all opponents this season and […]

Wildcats winless streak continues in scoreless draw with Penn State

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports Northwestern University’s soccer struggles continued Saturday night as the Wildcats failed to find the back of the net in a pivotal Big Ten matchup against Penn State, with the game ending in a 0-0 draw. Entering the fixture on a three-game losing streak, the Wildcats are now 0-4-2 for the […]