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Tate: Illini have chance to make a splash

Is there a more dangerous team than one backed down and carrying an “us against the world” mindset?

Tate: Illini have chance to make a splash
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N-G EXCLUSIVE: Random drug tests, mixed results at UI

N-G EXCLUSIVE: Random drug tests, mixed results at UI

Athletes tested positive 65 times in 2014-15

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Tate: This one's for you, Lou

Tate: This one's for you, Lou

Lou Henson Court has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?

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Asmussen: Illinois got it right

Asmussen: Illinois got it right

Lou Henson Court. Perfect. You can quibble with the timing. Say it should have been done long ago. Doesn’t matter.

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Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:38pm

College basketball extra: Hill asked to scale back work

College basketball extra: Hill asked to scale back work

Malcolm Hill is in trouble. Illinois’ talented junior has been ignoring orders of the Illinois coaching staff and doing his own thing.


Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:33pm

Newcomers make impact in volleyball sweeps

Newcomers make impact in volleyball sweeps

The No. 1 recruiting class in the country has already started to pay dividends for Illinois.


Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:12pm

Anderson breaks three-year title drought

Anderson breaks three-year title drought

Second-seeded Kevin Anderson, a former Illini, won his first title in more than three years when he defeated qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 7-5 in the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday.


Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:25pm

College football questions: Who fills Final Four?

College football questions: Who fills Final Four?

Staff writer Bob Asmussen knows college football like the back of his hand (hey, where did that mole come from?). Here are four questions he has going into the 2015 season.


Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:13pm

LIVE! at Huff: Creighton

LIVE! at Huff: Creighton

Illinois can finish Illini Classic play unbeaten by taking down the Bluejays


Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:00am

Tate: Believe me when I say change is good

Tate: Believe me when I say change is good

Even as the UI athletic department received a black eye Friday to match the one planted on the administration last week, the nameless and faceless believe the Illini can be just as effective on the football field as before head coach Tim Beckman was fired.


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    2015 Football Schedule

    Sept. 4 vs. Kent State, 8 p.m.
    Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois, 11 a.m.
    Sept. 19 at North Carolina, 11 a.m.
    Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State, TBA
    Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska, TBA
    Oct. 10 at Iowa 11 a.m.
    Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin, 2:30 p.m.
    Oct. 31 at Penn State, TBA
    Nov. 7 at Purdue, 11 a.m.
    Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State, TBA
    Nov. 21 at Minnesota, TBA
    Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern, TBA