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Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Great to shake the dust off'

Illinois quarterback Chayce Crouch discusses Monday's start of training camp, Gabe Megginson breaks down the decision to cut his hair, Tre Watson talks about his move to middle linebacker and Mikey Dudek shares some thoughts after getting back on the field.

Cubbie Conversation, July 31, 2017

Theo for President! J.J. Lockwood is fired up after the Cubs addressed their biggest remaining needs — a veteran backup catcher and a solid back-end reliever — as the trade deadline looms. Oh, and who could forget about taking 2 of 3 from Brewers. So, "sit back and enjoy the show," says our resident Cubbie fan.

Those Who Served: John Phipps

John Phipps talked about serving during the Berlin Wall crisis, doing security from Scott Air Force Base. At his office in Champaign on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. 

Smith: Taking next step at training camp important

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith discusses his team's shift from the offseason to the start of training camp Monday.

Wired in: Ethan Wisniewski

Ethan Wisniewski, an engineer with Cast21, shows off his collection of braces, or exoskeletons, whose waterproof design is made for healing broken bones. Wisniewski was at his office at EnterpriseWorks in Champaign on Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Black: 'Why not us?'

Illinois redshirt junior forward Leron Black recalls one of his first meetings with new coach Brad Underwood and breaks down the Illini's and his own offseason improvements.

Matt Arbogast homecoming

Matt Arbogast, who served in the U.S. Air Force during a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia, enjoys a patriotic homecoming celebration with family and friends in Mahomet on Friday, July 28, 2017. A parade, led by Cornbelt Fire Protection District,  began at Grace Church and ended at his home.

Friday on the Farm, July 28, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Chris Hausman, 2015 Farm Leader of the Year

MJs Minute: John Hecker

A 1969 graduate of Champaign High School, John Hecker wears a lot of hats in the community he continues to call home. A partner at Stipes Publishing, he’s the founder and president of Crime Stoppers, he’s a part of Rotary and serves on the board of the Marajen Stevick Foundation.

Illinois at Big Ten Media Day

Hear from Illinois coach Lovie Smith and seniors Malik Turner, Jaylen Dunlap and Christian DiLauro on a wide range of topics during the Illini's appearance at Big Ten Media Day in Chicago on Monday.