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Illini Sports

Tate: Worries can wait

It's time to usher in a new football season.

Tate: Worries can wait
Illini Sports

Tate: Making a case for Mike Thomas

Tate: Making a case for Mike Thomas

The majority has been wrong before. When the all-too-soon time comes to name a permanent Illini football coach, Mike Thomas is the most logical person to do it.

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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?

Illini Sports

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.

Top Sports

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 6:53pm

Cubit: Jihad Ward is 'going to play'

Cubit: Jihad Ward is 'going to play'

Coach to our Bob Asmussen after Thursday’s walkthrough: “He’s ready to go.”


Thu, 09/03/2015 - 11:27pm

Final Word: Team welcomes special visitors

Final Word: Team welcomes special visitors

UI president, acting chancellor chat with Cubit's squad on Thursday.


Thu, 09/03/2015 - 11:23pm

Illinois Foootball Game Day Q&A: Bill Cubit

Illinois Foootball Game Day Q&A: Bill Cubit

One day, you are an offensive coordinator in the Big Ten. The next day, you are a head coach at Illinois. Bill Cubit has had an interesting summer, including his rise to the top spot in Champaign-Urbana.


Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:03pm

How they line up: Illini vs. Golden Flashes

How they line up: Illini vs. Golden Flashes

Sports editor Matt Daniels breaks down Friday night's game at Memorial Stadium and offers a prediction.


Thu, 09/03/2015 - 11:24am

Friday night's not all right with everyone

Friday night's not all right with everyone

Director of the Illinois coaches association: “I’m speaking on behalf of the football coaches: We feel that Friday nights belong to high schools." 


Thu, 09/03/2015 - 3:20pm

VIDEO PICK: UI 38, Kent State 19

Illinois football beat writer Matt Daniels predicts the Illini will cruise to a relatively easy win against Kent State in the Illini's season opener on Friday night.

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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