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Lightening Storm 8/6/2018

Sixteen seconds of Monday evening's lightening storm north of Champaign-Urbana on August 6, 2018.

Training camp energy level, competition high

Illinois coach Lovie Smith and redshirt junior running back Reggie Corbin discuss the third day of training camp.

Another step forward for Football Performance Center

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman and football coach Lovie Smith discuss the importance of the Football Performance Center. The final steel beam was laid late Monday morning, with construction set to be complete in approximately one year.

Cubbie Conversation, August 6, 2018

The Cubs are still maintaining their one-game lead on the Brewers, who are in it to win it, says resident Cubs fan J.J. Lockwood. But with Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Cole Hamels picking it up, the North Siders should be tough to pass up.

From Willard to O'Hare — and back

Takeoff and landing of two American Airlines flights — from Willard Airport in Savoy to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and back — in late July 2018.

Growth evident for Illini sophomores

Illinois safety Bennett Williams discusses the difference from his first training camp, Alex Palczewski lays out his move from guard to tackle and running back Mike Epstein breaks down his fit in the new Illini offense.

Illini quarterback competition underway

Illinois opened its 2018 training camp Friday afternoon and with it the start of its quarterback competition. Offensive coordinator Rod Smith and quarterbacks AJ Bush and Cam Thomas break down the first day.

VIDEO: Aerial view of the new football turf going down at Centennial

Check out an aerial view of one of Unit 4's first major renovation projects: the new turf fields at Centennial. See a sky-high view of the project's beginning stages.

Friday on the Farm with Land Locked Hops

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the farming community. This week, he interviewed Nick Reutter and Ross Sorensen, the owners of Land Locked Hops in Loda, about their "small hopyard in the middle of nowhere."