Jim Rossow

Jim Rossow

Vitale: Watch out for Alex Legion

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Dick Vitale likes Alex Legion

Steve Stricker gives back to the Illini

 

Jim Rossow's Big Ten football report

HQ editor's weekly look around the Big Ten:

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Bruce Douglas hasn't dined at the Beef House since his days as a point guard at Illinois. He'll make a return visit Nov. 3 as part of an Illini contigent for an annual Coaches vs. Cancer event at the Covington, Ind., restaurant. Douglas, Doug Altenberger and Quinn Richardson are scheduled to appear opposite three players from Purdue, which shared the 1984 Big Ten title with Illinois.

 

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Meet Nate Mast, Hall of Famer

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Sports editor Jim Rossow's take on Saturday's contest

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Chicago Crane, North Lawndale round out the field for the third Shootout at the Hall.

Jim Rossow's Big Ten football report

Sports editor Jim Rossow takes you around the Big Ten

Herbstreit Q&A

10 questions for ...
KIRK HERBSTREIT
He’s got a great seat for the week’s best game, Ohio State at Southern Cal. And even though he’s a former Buckeye who lives 2 miles from campus, the ABC analyst promises objectivity during Saturday’s 7 p.m. telecast. Sports editor JIM ROSSOW caught up with Herbstreit, who talked about Ohio State’s latest statement game, Jim Tressel and Big Ten-bashing:

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News you can't leave work without: Like a lot of former Illini basketball players making money overseas, Damir Krupalija won't make it back for Saturday's Night of Legends. That doesn't mean he's not thinking about his former teammates.

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ABC's Herbstreit: Maybe this weekend the Big Ten bashing will stop.