Golf

Golf

Tom Kacich: 'War chant' rooted in theme song of 1950s cartoon

Tell Tom your idea by clicking here

That so-called "war chant" that has so many Illinois sports fans emotional is time-honored, but perhaps not in the way you think.

BTN turns 10

Today, the Big Ten Network celebrates its 10th anniversary. In this week's podcast, 'Tatelines: Unedited,' Dave Revsine tells of the moment when Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany gave the project the green light.

Whitman explains 'war chant' decision in open letter

CHAMPAIGN — University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman released an open letter Monday afternoon defending the decision to end the "war chant" at all athletic events.

UI students were first informed of the decision at Thursday’s Illini soccer match, when an athletics official told a group who were playing it to stop.

The full text of the letter is below.

'War chant' decision in works for more than a year

Kent Brown touched on the 'war chant' during a Saturday morning appearance on WDWS 1400-AM. Listen to the podcast here

Mixing golf and politics

Illini senior Dylan Meyer is headed to the PGA. Or maybe the White House.

He's talented in both golf and politics and talks about both of his passions in this week's 25-minute podcast, 'Tatelines: Unedited.'

 

Aug. 24 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 2:00pm

Have you picked up your copy of the IlliniHQ football yearbook previewing the 2017 season? If you haven't, make sure you do and then ask Sports editor Matt Daniels about it. Then keep an eye out for the high school football preview special section.

The fall sports season for Illini athletics is here

The 2017-18 sports season is officially underway, and staff writer SCOTT RICHEY lays out when every Illini fall sport has its opener:

SOCCER 
Today vs. Missouri

UI makes logo change official

The University of Illinois announced today that it will return to a single logo — the orange block "I" still used by Illinois athletics — as it moves to unify its branding.

UI to tweak logo design, colors to unify brand

CHAMPAIGN — Orange and blue have defined the University of Illinois' identity for more than a century, since students chose the official school colors in 1894.

The exact shades have varied over the years — from a deep navy to a medium blue, from orange-yellow to the reddish-orange on the new Illini uniforms adopted three years ago.