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MJ's Minute: Groce as a pitcher?

With NCAA baseball in town this weekend, basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson touches on John Groce’s pitching abilities, Illini standout David Kerian’s tie to Frank Kaminsky and a former Notre Dame pitcher who is trying his hand at the NBA. 

C-U Memorial Day Services 2015

Members of the Champaign VFW Post 5520 hold a Memorial Day service, led by VFW Commander, Jason Staub, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana while American Legion Post 24 sponsor a service at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Champaign on Monday, May 25, 2015. 

Video: Where Am I? May 25, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.

MJ's Minute: Abrams good to go

Beat writer Marcus Jackson checks in with Tracy Abrams’ status for the summer and pro basketball opportunities for Rayvonte Rice and Nnanna Egwu. 

Video: Where Am I? May 18, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.

Oscar Martinez murals

Various themes central to Latinos and university life are a feast for the eyes as mural images,  created by Oscar Martinez and his team,  stretch across the walls and ceiling at the former La Casa Cultural Latina in Champaign on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

2015 University of Illinois Commencement

Incomming President Timothy Killeen took part in his first commencement at Memorial Stadium in Champaign Saturday May 16, 2015. Commencement speaker was Risa Juanita Lavizzo-Mourey.

Micah Hopkins is sentenced to 65 years

Judge Heidi Ladd sentences Micah Hopkins to 65 years in prison for the shooting death of Allen Redding at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday, May 15, 2015.

Black Dog update May 15, 2015

While part of the building remains under construction, the kitchen and take-out area of Black Dog's downtown Champaign location started taking orders on Friday, May 15, 2015. Here's a look inside.

MJ's Minute: Who's that?

Those guys pushing weighted sleds along Kirby Avenue? Probably John Groce’s Illini. That’s the word from beat writer Marcus Jackson, who also is chatting Wednesday - submit questions here