Busy slate of highly-anticipated events coming to State Farm Center this weekend
Howard Braun’s legacy as a student-athlete and coach at the University of Illinois is a complicated one.
From Illinois men's basketball winning the Big Ten tournament to Parkland men's golf winning a national championship, from Kofi Cockburn returning to Ayo Dosunmu emerging in the NBA, The N-G sports staff takes a look back at the year that was
In the history of Big Ten men’s gymnastics, no team has been more dominant than the Illini teams led by Pond from 1950 to 1960
Among the seven men and two women who have preceded him, only one person has served in the role as Illini ticket director longer than Jason Heggemeyer.
The uncertainty surrounding the future of The Ribeye has loyal customers clamoring — by phone and in person, at all hours of the day — for one last steak dinner before the kitchen lights are turned off.
For Illinois coaches, like swimming coach Sue Novitsky and men's gymnastics coach Justin Spring, keeping their sports relevant is always challenging once the Summer Games end
The names William May and Wilbur Burroughs likely aren’t familiar to fans of the Illini, but the truth is that they stand alone in their uniqueness. One-hundred-thirteen years ago, this highly anonymous pair was the first with University of Illinois ties to compete in modern Olympic Games.
Before the world watches the quadrennial showcase, Illinois beat writer Bob Asmussen asked nine Illini Olympians to share some memories from their unique Olympic experiences.
It is an admirable move by the UI athletic department to provide a marketing platform — in this case Opendorse — to help student-athletes maximize earning potential ... within acceptable limits.
Several outstanding Illini athletes during the 1954-55 school year thrived on the University of Illinois campus — football’s Bobby Mitchell, basketball’s Paul Judson, and track and field’s Willard Thomson to name three — but there was another lesser known star who rose to the very top of his…