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Beat writer's pick: Illinois 24, Rutgers 10

Can Illinois snap its three-game losing streak and win its first Big Ten game of the season? Our Scott Richey says yes.

Friday on the Farm, Oct. 13, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Elle Klein, a 10-year-old who farms with her dad, Paul Klein, in Seymour and Bongard. 

Judge Heidi Ladd on allowing cameras in court

Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd overrules an objection filed by public defender Janie Miller-Jones on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, asking Ladd to bar cameras from the courtroom as her client, Brian Maggio, was sentenced for the third time in the 2010 murder of his brother. Miller-Jones claimed that the appropriate documents to allow cameras were not filed.

Underwood: 'We haven't had a bad day'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood discusses his team's start to the 2017-18 season, with the Illini's opener now less than a month away.

George: 'A must win for us'

Hear from quarterback Jeff George Jr., offensive lineman Vederian Lowe and wide receiver Malik Turner after Illinois' Tuesday practice in preparation for Saturday's game against Rutgers.

McGee: 'Get more competitors on the field'

Illinois offensive coordinator Garrick McGee discusses his offensive line and using Chayce Crouch as a tight end, while defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson talks about growth the Illini defense can make and the continued emphasis on takeaways.

Smith: 'Two teams fighting for a win'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith spent his weekly Monday press conference discussing, among other topics, Saturday's game against Rutgers and his young Illini team.

Cubbie Conversation, Oct. 9, 2017

The Cubs earned an opening split in D.C., and Game 3 of the NLDS is this afternoon. J.J. Lockwood says the Cubs 'are the best team' and he's so confident the North Siders are going to get it done that he picked up a little bubbly.

Getting Personal: Elaine Palencia

Hear a little about Elaine Palencia and her literary family.

Williams: 'We didn't finish'

Illinois safety Bennett Williams discusses the Illini's second half struggles and how they're handling a third straight loss after falling to Iowa 45-16 on Saturday. Then hear from Jeff George Jr. and Ra'Von Bonner on the Illinois run game and Nick Allegretti on the Illini offensive line and where the team goes from here.