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Finke will continue 'passion' at Central

There have been opportunities for Jeff Finke to become a head coach at the high school level, but all of them would have taken him and his family away from Champaign, their home. Until Monday.

Finke will continue 'passion' at Central
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Remembering Illinois' last first pick

Remembering Illinois' last first pick

There was no party at the George home in Carmel, Ind., on Wednesday night. No sheet cake with “Happy 25th” written in icing. That wouldn’t fit Jeff George’s style or personality.

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Sunday Conversation: Theresa Grentz

Sunday Conversation: Theresa Grentz

Staff writer Scott Richey caught up with the 63-year-old Hall of Famer.

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A day in the life of Brad Dancer

A day in the life of Brad Dancer

Staff writer Marcus Jackson spent a day with Illinois men's tennis coach Brad Dancer for a behind-the-scenes look at his program.

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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:32pm

They're ready for their close-up

They're ready for their close-up

No special watch party is in the works. The Illinois men’s tennis team will find out its first-round NCAA tournament opponent at some point Tuesday.


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:29pm

Lengthy streak not stressing Illini

Lengthy streak not stressing Illini

It doesn’t take long to figure out the Illinois baseball team isn’t feeling much pressure from its 17-game winning streak (the longest in program history) or a top-10 national ranking (that went as high as No. 6 on Monday).


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:00pm

Recruiting picks up for Illini

Recruiting picks up for Illini

Which players are John Groce and his staff targeting?


Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:26pm

UI roundup: McMahon, Krug receive league honor

UI roundup: McMahon, Krug receive league honor

Check out the latest news from Illinois volleyball, baseball and men's track and field.


Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:32pm

All swept up: Men's tennis captures league crown

All swept up: Men's tennis captures league crown

Aron Hiltzik tossed his hat and racket aside and, with arms forward and fists clenched, let out a celebratory yell after Ohio State’s Hunter Callahan drove a return into the net.


Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:30pm

Small's men come up huge in Big Ten tourney

Small's men come up huge in Big Ten tourney

There is no 10-stroke rule in golf. Play on, no matter how lopsided the scores. They could have used some sort of mercy rule at the Big Ten Championships Sunday. It was Illinois and everybody else. 


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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 W 42-35
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska L 14-45
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue L 38-27
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin L 28-38
    Oct. 25 vs. Minnesota W 28-24
    Nov 1 at Ohio State L 55-14
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa L 30-14
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State W 16-14
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern W 47-33
    Dec. 26 vs. Louisiana L 35-18

    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

    Podcasts

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 7 Illinois vs. Quincy W 91-62
    Nov. 14 Illinois vs. Georgia Southern W 80-71
    Nov. 16 Illinois vs. Coppin State W 114-56
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Austin Peay, W 107-66
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. Brown W 89-68
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Indiana State W 88-62
    Nov. 28 Illinois vs. Baylor W 62-54
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 70-61
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. American W 70-55
    Dec. 9 Illinois vs. Villanova L 73-59
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Oregon  L 77-70
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. Hampton W 73-55
    Dec. 20 Illinois vs. Missouri 62-59
    Dec. 27 Illinois vs. Kennesaw State W 93-45
    Dec. 30 Illinois at Michigan 73-65
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Ohio State, L 77-61
    Jan. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland, 8pm BTN W 64-57
    Jan. 11 Illinois at Nebraska, 7:30pm L 53-43
    Jan. 14 Illinois at Northwestern W 72-67
    Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Indiana L 80-74
    Jan. 21 Illinois vs. Purdue W 66-57
    Jan. 24 Illinois at Minnesota L 79-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs Penn State W 60-58
    Feb. 3 Illinois vs. Rutgers W 66-54
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Michigan State W 59-54
    Feb. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan W 64-52 (OT)
    Feb. 15 Illinois at Wisconsin L 68-49
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Michican State L 60-53
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Iowa L 68-60
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern W 86-60
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 69-57
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue L 63-58
    Mar. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan L 73-55
    Mar. 18 Illinois at Alabama L 79-58