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Asmussen: Fictitious Hall of Fame a blast

I love sports. 

And I love movies/TV.

Thanks to Kirk Buchner, both my worlds collide. In a good way.

The Canadian-based Buchner is the owner/creator of the Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame.

“It is a labor of love,” Buchner said.

Tate: Q&A with Mike Thomas

The role of an athletic director touches on an endless variety of issues. Moving into May, Mike Thomas provides an Illini update:

 

How has the success of the men’s spring teams impacted the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics?

UI roundup: Four chosen for NCAA tournament

CHAMPAIGN — The NCAA Division I men’s tennis subcommittee selected Illinois’ Jared Hiltzik and Farris Gosea for the upcoming NCAA singles tournament. Teammates Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon were selected for the NCAA doubles tournament.

The competitions will be May 20-25 in Waco, Texas, following the national team championships.

 

Sports Talk 04-30-15

Sports Talk 04-30-15: Play now!

News-Gazette sports editor Matt Daniels joins Brian to discuss the latest in sports. They also chat Major League Baseball with Rob Neyer of FOXSports.com.

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SportsTalk 04-28-15

SportsTalk 04-28-15: Play now!

Brian Moline and Loren Tate host the Tuesday edition of Sports Talk.

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Familiar spot for tennis team

URBANA — When the Illinois men’s tennis team learned its NCAA tournament assignment on Tuesday, there was some familiarity from the Illini with their first-round opponent, Green Bay.

They're ready for their close-up

CHAMPAIGN — 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 tonight.

Sports Page 04-27-15

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Join the News-Gazette sports writers as they discuss the latest in Illini sports.

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April 28 UI baseball, recruiting, volleyball and women's basketball chat

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Illinois baseball team keeps on winning — at 17 in a row now — and is firmly entrenched as a top 10 national team. Beat writer Scott Richey is taking all your baseball-related questions at 2 p.m. Tuesday for his weekly chat. He'll answer any others you have — volleyball, women's basketball, recruiting — too. Maybe even some golf and tennis. Why not?

04-27-15 Brad Dancer Illini Men's Tennis Coach on winning the Big Ten @dancerbrad @illinimtennis

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04-27-15 JimTurpin with Coach Brad Dancer of Illinois Men's Tennis on winning the Big Ten Tennis Tournament.

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