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Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Ball security ... needs to be a lot better'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses giving Chayce Crouch a day off and the Illini offense, while linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips spotlights another strong day for the defense and running back Kendrick Foster talks about his return to the field.

Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Using tight end a lot more'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses a bounce back day by the Illini defense, the music they play in practice and the first truly warm day of training camp before redshirt freshman Griffin Palmer spotlights how Illinois is using tight ends more.

State champion hog caller

Andrew Metheney captured the state hog calling championship for a second consecutive year. The 2016 Georgetown-Ridge Farm graduate was kind enough to show us how he did it.  

MJs Minute: David Leake

David Leake of Parkland's Staerkel Planetarium talks all things eclipse during a visit with Marcus Jackson in our downtown studios.


Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Nasty group when we want to be'

Illinois opened its third and final week of training camp Monday. Hear from coach Lovie Smith on his running backs and cornerbacks, Gabe Megginson on the offensive line and Ahmari Hayes' on the daily goal for the Illini defense.

Cubbie Conversation, Aug. 14, 2017

He's no fraidy cat, but the division race is heating up, says our J.J. Lockwood, who thinks the Cubs will still scratch out the NL Central title.

Those Who Served: Jesse Dowell

Jesse Dowell, a U.S. Navy bombardier during WWII, shares his experiences from that time. 

Getting Personal: Jane Sullivan

Jane Sullivan is the grants manager and sustainability planner at MTD in Urbana

Wired in: Derek Hoiem

Derek Hoiem, co-founder of Reconstruct, displays an overlay image of a Building Information Model.

Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Always room for improvement'

Hear from Illinois coach Lovie Smith, linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips and wide receiver Trenard Davis as the Illini wrapped up their second week of training camp Saturday morning at Campus Rec Fields