Senior standout enjoying downtime back home in Florida
Granting extra year of eligibility a good start
Our plan here at The News-Gazette is to profile every single senior athlete at Illinois. We’ll tell their stories. Their moments of triumph. Their moments of heartache. Their leadership. Their talents. Their path to Illinois.
It took the shocking elimination of our favorite pastimes to awaken the populace to the fact that, when we congregate in large numbers, we feed a ravenous disease.
N-G copy editor Joe Vozzelli offers up seven sports-related movies to check out while the sports world is halted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Ninety-six years ago on Sunday — March 15, 1924 — the University of Illinois pole vaulter become the first athlete in the world to clear the then magic 13-foot height
Disappointment and confusion lingers for the Illini athletes. Understandably so. It’s the AD's job now to help them pick up the pieces.
This is not to complain. The decisions to shelve sports in the United States for the time being is 100 percent correct. The nation needs to heal. As soon as possible.
All remaining winter and spring NCAA championships canceled Thursday. The Big Ten followed suit, cancelling all athletic events through the end of the academic year.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois wrestling found itself facing a three-point deficit heading into its final match Sunday against Northwestern at Huff Hall. Urbana graduate and Illini freshman Luke Luffman erased any chances of an upset for theNo. 21 Wildcats against the No. 15 Illini with a 14-4 major d…
Illinois athletic director took over program with serious problems: inadequate facilities, mediocrity (or worse) in the big-money sports and apathy from the fan base.
Chancellor Robert Jones on Wednesday proposed extending Josh Whitman's contract through June 30, 2024, and raising his annual salary to $750,000.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron W 42 - 3|
|Sep. 7 at UConn W 31 - 23|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan L 31- 34|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska L 38 - 42|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesot L 17 - 40|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan L 25 - 42|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin W 24 - 23|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue W 24 - 6|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers W 38 - 10|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State W 37 - 34|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa L 10 - 19|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern L 10 - 29|
|Nov. 1 Illinois vs. Lewis W 83 - 50|
|Nov. 5 Illinois vs. Nicholls State W 78 - 70|
|Nov. 8 Illinois vs Grand Canyon W 83 - 71|
|Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Arizona L 69 - 90|
|Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Hawaii W 66 - 53|
|Nov. 20 Illinois vs. The Citadel W 85 - 57|
|Nov. 26 Illinois vs. Lindenwood W 117 - 65|
|Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 79 - 81|
|Dec. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland|
|Dec. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Dec. 14 Illinois vs. Old Dominion|
|Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri|
|Dec. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina A/T|
|Jan. 2 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Jan. 5 Illinois vs. Purdue|
|Jan. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin|
|Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Jan. 21 Illinois vs.Purdue|
|Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota|
|Feb. 2 Illinois vs.Iowa|
|Feb. 7 Illinois vs.Maryland|
|Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Feb. 15 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Penn State|
|Feb. 24 Illinois vs. Nebraska|
|Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Indiana|
|Mar. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State|
|Mar. 8 Illinois vs. Iowa|