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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.

Smith: 'Didn't make enough plays'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses his team's 45-16 loss at Iowa before diving deeper into the play of quarterback Jeff George Jr. and kicker Chase McLaughlin.

Prep football 2017: Week 7 Helmet Stickers

Sports editor Matt Daniels hands out helmet stickers to five area high school football players who had noteworthy performances during Week 7 of the regular season.

Beat writer's pick: Iowa 40, Illinois 14

Could Illinois' quarterback change make a difference Saturday against Iowa? Beat writer Scott Richey weighs in on the Illini's first Big Ten road game of the season.

Friday on the Farm, Oct. 6, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman checks out what farmers have been up to. Next up: Brian Stark, regional sales manager for The Andersons, talks about the giant grain elevator on North Staley Road. 

Watson: 'Need to see marked improvement'

Hear from Illinois linebacker Tre Watson and cornerback Nate Hobbs after Wednesday's practice at Memorial Stadium. The Illini face Iowa at 11 a.m. Saturday in Iowa City.

Game of the Week: Twin City Cross Country Meet

Check out the action from Tuesday night's Twin City cross country meet, featuring five schools from Champaign-Urbana. 

Hardee: 'Moments I live for'

Former Illinois wide reciever Justin Hardee was back on campus Tuesday during his bye week. Now a cornerback for the New Orleans Saints, Hardee discussed the start of his professional career — going from the Houston Texans to the Saints — his position switch, last week's game in London and Illinois' quarterback change to Jeff George Jr.