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UI roundup: Lipparelli seizes lead, golfers in 1st

BALTIMORE — The Illinois men’s golf team wasn’t as dominant Saturday in the second round of the Big Ten Championships.

That being said, the Illini extended their lead to 20 strokes by firing a 1-under 279 as a team, which was 10 strokes higher than Illinois’ first-round total.

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Michael Kiser and Loren Tate host the Saturday edition of Sports Talk. They talk with Brad Sturdy. 

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UI roundup: Women's tennis moves on to Big Ten semis

URBANA — Rain forced the Big Ten women's tennis tournament inside at Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, but there was no dampening Illinois' spirits after its win over Maryland.

The Illini took down the No. 47 Terrapins 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.

PODCAST: SportsTalk 04-25-17

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Scott Beatty and Loren Tate host the Tuesday edition of Sports Talk. They talk with Scott Werz.

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UI roundup: Spencer, Evans among those feted

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois athletics held its Oskee Awards event Monday night, with Joe Spencer and Nicole Evans receiving Big Ten Medal of Honor recognition.

Spencer, a former Illini football center, and Evans, an Illini softball outfielder, were recognized for their excellence on and off the field as seniors.

UI Roundup: Softball's 10-game win streak snapped

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Illinois softball team lost for the first time since April 2 Sunday, dropping a 14-0 decision to Nebraska in five innings.

Arcola graduate Taylor Edwards took the loss for Illinois, allowing four runs and walking three in one inning of work. Illinois (34-11, 12-3 Big Ten) allowed six runs apiece in the second and fourth innings.

UI roundup: Men's gymnasts place third in nation

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Season-best scores in the vault and still rings Saturday lifted the Illinois men’s gymnastics team to third place in the NCAA Championships.

The Illini totaled 422.10 points, finishing behind Oklahoma (431.95) and Ohio State (423.70).

Illini legends, lists and lore: Late-round NFL standouts

According to the National Football League's official website, five Fighting Illini players have a good chance to be chosen when the league conducts its annual draft this coming Thursday through Saturday.

PODCAST: Saturday Sports Talk 04-22-17

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Michael Kiser and Loren Tate host the Saturday edition of Sports Talk. They talk with Scott Richey, UI men's tennis coach Brad Dancer, Kendall Gill, Mike Irvin and Ryan Easterling.

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UI roundup: Men's gymnasts advance to NCAA Championships final

WEST POINT, N.Y. — A season-best result at the NCAA Championships can never be a bad thing.

That was true for the Illinois men’s gymnastics team Friday, as it opened the national finals by placing second in its six-team section and advancing to Saturday’s team finals.