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Loren Tate: Illini in rush to get better

Team trying to improve ground game before Big Ten season starts.

Loren Tate: Illini in rush to get better
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Groce aiming high on recruiting trail

Groce aiming high on recruiting trail

Rejections won’t stop coach from scouting top talent

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Loren Tate: Big Ten not matching up nationally

Loren Tate: Big Ten not matching up nationally

In the games that matter — against Notre Dame and the other four top conferences — the Big Ten hasn't delivered early during the college football season.

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MJ's Q&A: Jerry Hester

Twenty years ago, he was a hot-shot recruit coming out of powerhouse Peoria Manual. 

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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:45pm

Final Word: Allison to miss game vs. Texas State

Final Word: Allison to miss game vs. Texas State

The latest on which starters Illinois won’t have available Saturday, what Dennis Franchione has to say about Mike Schultz and which recruits are expected.


Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:33pm

Q&A with V'Angelo Bentley

Q&A with V'Angelo Bentley

He is one of the most dangerous returners in the country, but there is much more to Bentley.


Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:54pm

Breaking it down: UI-Texas State

Breaking it down: UI-Texas State

College football beat writer Matt Daniels takes a closer look at Saturday's nonconference game.


Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:30pm

Volleyball team bounces Creighton

Volleyball team bounces Creighton


Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:18am

Men's tennis sweeps singles to open tourney

Men's tennis sweeps singles to open tourney

A dominating first day of the OFCC Invite saw two Illini defeat ranked opponents and a freshman earn his first collegiate win.


Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:29pm

Illini recruit Miller handling everything perfectly

Illini recruit Miller handling everything perfectly

The Dallas Bishop Dunner Catholic wide receiver is dealing with passes thrown his way and recruiting attention in the same manner — successfully


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    2014 Football Schedule

    Aug. 30 Illinois vs. Youngstown State W 28-17
    Sept. 6 Illinois vs. Western Kentucky W 42-34
    Sept. 13 Illinois at Washington L 19-44
    Sept. 20 vs. Texas State - 3 p.m., ESPNews
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska - 8pm, 8 p.m., BTN
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue - TBA
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin - TBA
    Oct. 25 vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m.
    Nov 1 at Ohio State - 7p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa - TBA
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State - TBA
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern - TBA

    2015

    Sept. 5 vs. Kent State
    Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois
    Sept. 19 at North Carolina
    Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State
    Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska
    Oct. 10 at Iowa
    Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin
    Oct. 31 at Penn State
    Nov. 7 at Purdue
    Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State
    Nov. 21 at Minnesota
    Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern

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