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Tate: Big Ten football trending upward?

As Tim Beckman tries to haul Illinois out of the football doldrums, he should be thankful. He could be facing tougher sledding elsewhere.

Tate: Big Ten football trending upward?
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Might Tiger turn to Small?

Might Tiger turn to Small?

Illini golf coach makes list of potential candidates to become14-time major champion's new swing coach

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Darius Paul is back on track

Darius Paul is back on track

Late last week, Darius Paul moved into his new apartment near Lamar State College’s campus. It’s a little less full than the living quarters he enjoyed the last year at Illinois. 

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Mon., Aug 25

Small rolling along at championship

While most of his opponents struggled to crack par in the Illinois PGA Championship's second round Tuesday, UI men's golf coach Mike Small carded his second 67 of the tournament to give himself a 5-shot lead heading into the final day.


Mon., Aug 25

Football pick ‘em Week 1: Thoughts & Youngstown State predictions

It’s game week! The big question is ... does Tim Beckman need a bowl game to keep his job? 


Tue., Aug 26

All about quickness for Hambly

The consensus is clear from the Illinois volleyball team. The Illini have run fast-paced offenses before — in high school or club — but nothing in their past compares to the tempo they’re playing at this season. It’s a 180-degree turn from their slower high-ball and something head coach Kevin Hambly called “a very drastic change.”


Tue., Aug 26

Women's golf has rare home date

The Illinois women’s golf team released its 2014-15 schedule Tuesday, and it includes a rare chance to see the Illini play at home.


Mon., Aug 25

Tate: Battle for D-linemen — on and off field

I believe football games are won and lost up front. If the D-line isn’t dominant, it creates problems for the linebackers and secondary.


Mon., Aug 25

Daniels: Here comes Tressel

Preparation for Saturday’s opener against Youngstown State (11 a.m., BTN, WDWS 1400-AM) is well underway. Here are three items of note Tim Beckman had to say Monday, courtesy Matt Daniels:


Sun., Aug 24

Tate: Wolford reminisces ahead of opener

When Youngstown State coach and former Illini coach Eric Wolford gazes around Memorial Stadium on Saturday, he’ll carry a stream of happy memories.


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2014 Football Schedule

Aug. 30 vs. Youngstown State, 11 a.m., BTN
Sept. 6 vs. Western Kentucky, 11 a.m., BTN
Sept. 13 at Washington , 3 p.m., Fox
Sept. 20 vs. Texas State - TBA
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

2015

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

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