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Daniels' pick: Minnesota 34, UI 23

Illinois football beat writer Matt Daniels thinks Minnesota running back David Cobb will prove too difficult for the Illini to stop during Saturday's homecoming game at Memorial Stadium.

Wayne McClain: Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life Ceremony was held at the Fluid Events Center in Champaign for coaching legend Wayne McClain on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Kansas' Bill Self and Kansas State's Bruce Weber were in attendance with their coaching staffs as well as hundreds of guests, including former Illini great Deron Williams.

Who's That Illini? Pride of Peoria still contributing

Sitting out a year helped this Peoria product enjoy an unexpected Big Ten title run.

MJ's minute: Elijah Thomas says no

Basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson maps out Illinois’ next step now that John Groce lost out on Texas big man Elijah Thomas.

This week In Illini History: Frank Williams says yes

In 1997, Frank Williams gave Lon Kruger word that he'd play his college basketball at Illinois.

Aerial tour of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium, which opened in 1923 and is dedicated to University of Illinois students who perished in World War I, is the home of the Illini football team. 

Getting Personal: Janice Harrington

Janice Harrington talks about her role as associate professor in creativing writing for the University of Illinois while in her office a the English Building in Urbana on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Illinois Marching Band Championships 2014

Fifty high school bands, from six classifications, perform at the 44th annual Illinois Marching Band Championships at Memorial Stadium in Champaign on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Monticello, Blue Ridge and the Marching Illini are included in this video. 

Fred Kroner's Week 8 Helmet Stickers

Executive sports editor Fred Kroner is back to hand out helmet stickers to five players who had outstanding performances in Week 8 of the high school football season.

Illini scrapbook: Beating No. 1 in 2007

We caught up with J Leman to break down the Illini's historic win against No. 1 Ohio State in 2007, which turned out to be the height of the Ron Zook Era.