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Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Starting to look like a team'

Hear from Illinois coach Lovie Smith, defensive end Sean Adesanya and wide receiver Ricky Smalling following the 10th day of training camp at Campus Rec Fields.

Illini Training Camp 2017: 'I've wanted to compete'

Illinois wide receiver Mikey Dudek discusses taking his most live reps of training camp so far and the plan to limit his workload in camp, while offensive lineman Christian DiLauro touches on the Illini offense, his own return this week and the small offensive line group.

Prep football '17: Preseason Top 10

As IHSA football practice opens across the state, sports editor Matt Daniels unveils The News-Gazette's preseason Top 10. 

Cubbie Conversation, Aug. 7, 2017

While Saturday's victory had the Wrigley Field bleachers hopping, a 2-4 week is cause for a bit of concern, says our J.J. Lockwood.

Those Who Served: Don Moran

Veteran Don Moran talks about being tall and joining the Army.

Wired In: Dario Aranguiz

Dario Aranguiz talks about the robot animal Mousr on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at EnterpriseWorks in Champaign.

Getting Personal: Derek Peterson

Derek Peterson, associate director of Allerton Park and Retreat Center, looks forward to the upcoming Prairie Sky Music Festival at Allerton in Monticello. 

Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Great job by the defense'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith recaps the Illini's sixth day of training camp at Campus Rec Fields, cornerback Frank Sumpter discusses his growth on defense and tight end Nathan Echard breaks down his new position group.

Renovating the chimes at UI's Altgeld Hall

University of Illinois furniture restorer Tracy Collom describes how he and his team refurbished the two century-old wooden keyboards used to play the chimes at Altgeld Hall. A more extensive restoration of the bells, clappers, pulleys, cables, supporting frame and masonry being done by Bob Verdin of McShane Bell Foundry has yet to begin; it is projected to take at least six months.

Illini Training Camp 2017: 'Defense is linebacker oriented'

Hear from Illinois coach Lovie Smith, sophomore linebacker Dele Harding, redshirt junior quarterback Chayce Crouch and sophomore offensive lineman Adam Solomon after the fifth day of training camp.