A look at the Illini winning the 1947 Big Ten track and field championships
Testing, isolation at forefront of proposal as Illini football, men's basketball players can start arriving for voluntary workouts in June
Tirapelle’s journey to national title at 149 pounds in 2001 his ‘fondest memory’ as an Illini
New rules will alter landscape in future years
Student-athletes will be able to profit of own name, image and likeness
The sports world is still on hiatus because of the global health threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those affected by the pandemic in a variety of ways.
The effort to add hockey is once again cooling on a deep back burner. How can Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman justify another mortgage when his athletic program is already mortgaged to the hilt?
CHAMPAIGN — Fifteen more former Illini standouts representing nine sports and spanning more than a century of athletics will join 65 others when the 2020 Illinois Hall of Fame class is inducted on Sept. 18 at State Farm Center.
Sixty-two years ago on Sunday, the Illinois heavyweight became only the second Illini wrestler to win back-to-back NCAA individual championships.
Crystal Lake native concluded his senior season with a 26-4 record while competing at 133 pounds and was a four-time NCAA qualifier
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.
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…
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|