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Interim leader feeling support before opener

Sporting a navy blue coat with an Illinois shield pin, an orange button down shirt and khakis, the newest Big Ten football coach looked, talked and acted the part Monday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

Interim leader feeling support before opener
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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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Asmussen: Chaos 1, Illinois 0

Asmussen: Chaos 1, Illinois 0

Illinois has fired coaches after the season and during the season. But never before the season.

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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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Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:19pm

Asmussen: Outside parties interested in coaching switch

Asmussen: Outside parties interested in coaching switch

It's not just those in Champaign-Urbana who care that Tim Beckman was fired from his post with the Illinois football team.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:29pm

Scheelhaase likely receiving new role

Scheelhaase likely receiving new role

While not official yet, it is expected that Scheelhaase will get the gig of running backs coach for the rest of the season for Illinois.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:33pm

UI roundup: Three volleyballers receive honors

UI roundup: Three volleyballers receive honors

Check out the latest news in Illinois volleyball, men's and women's cross-country and men's golf.


Sun, 08/30/2015 - 9:17pm

Tate: Unpopular opinion may be top choice

Tate: Unpopular opinion may be top choice

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.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:00am

Football pick 'em Week 1: Kent State

Football pick 'em Week 1: Kent State

Hey, would you look at that…game week is here.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:04am

Flaws sets Illinois soccer scoring record in win

Flaws sets Illinois soccer scoring record in win

Forty-nine career goals later, Jannelle Flaws still remembers No. 1.


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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