For The Fans (July 2015)

For The Fans (July 2015)

From the blog: Illini celebs revisited

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From the blog: top celebs with Illini connections

As I write this, I’m watching the intersection of sports and pop culture at the ESPYs – an event that gets a bad rap but is quite enjoyable IMO.  And it got me to thinking of instances of when Illini sports and the celebrity world came crashing together.  I had to stretch, but I came up with a top ten list plus a few more.  Keep in mind these are not just celebs who are U of I al

From the blog: big game winners and losers

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From the blog: Flyin' Illini relived

With Lou Henson back in the news again for not so good reasons, I thought we could use a positive story related to the 1989 Flyin' Illini.  Here, courtesy of WDWS mixmaster Ed Bond, are some longform audio clips from that magical season.  You'll hear co