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PODCAST: Little League - Wampler v IL American Water 06-27-16

PODCAST: Little League - Wampler v IL American Water 06-27-16: Play now!

Tim Ditman and Michael Kiser call the games from Zahnd Park in Semi-Final action. Game two has Wampler taking on Illinois American Water.

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PODCAST: Little League - Kuhn's v Campus Sportswear 6-27-16

PODCAST: Little League - Kuhn's v Campus Sportswear 6-27-16: Play now!

Michael Kiser and Tim Ditman call the games from Zahnd Park in Semi-Final action. Game One features Kuhn's against Campus Sportwear.

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UI hoops recruit glance: Jeremiah Tilmon

Why he’s a fit at Illinois
A gaping hole opens in the depth chart at center with Mike Thorne Jr. and Maverick Morgan both gone by 2017. The Illini will need a scoring option down low, and the 6-foot-10, 235-pound Tilmon has the burgeoning game to be that option.

UPDATE: Former Illini basketball player due in court Wednesday

New 12:21 p.m. Monday:

Champaign police said a fight over a cell phone led to the arrest of a former Illini basketball player over the weekend.

Top 50 Illini Football Players of 2016: No. 38, Dionte Taylor

No. 38: Dionte Taylor, WR

Top 50 College Football Teams of 2016: No. 38, West Virginia

No. 38: West Virginia

Coach: Dana Holgorsen

2015 record: 8-5

Projected 2016 record: 8-4

Circle the date: Nov. 19 vs. Oklahoma

Bowl trip: Holiday

College football extra: Iowa finds its future QB

What others are writing about teams in Jim Delany’s favorite league:

On Iowa
Most of the Big Ten’s football programs filled their 2017 quarterback quotas in recent months, and some took care of their needs at that position with players who had been on Iowa’s radar.

Uni High's Rajic shooting for Olympic moment

OMAHA, Neb. — Ema Rajic is spending her summer unlike other 16-year-olds in the area. And that doesn’t even include her swimming talents.

When the rising Urbana Uni High junior is not in the pool, she works in a biophysics lab at the Loomis Laboratory on the University of Illinois campus five days a week.

UI hoops recruit glance: Jordan Goodwin

Why he’s a fit at Illinois: The top-ranked player in the state of Illinois in the 2017 class would be a fit anywhere with his physical tools and versatile game. What puts the 6-foot-4, 205-pound combo guard over the top is a competitive drive equal to few others.

Coaches' corner: Illinois' Kevin Hambly

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