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Wisch: Illini Sorry On The Field, But Smart With Scheduling

Right now, Illinois football isn’t going anywhere. But in the future? Well, it could be.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

Tony Jones  is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Silverman: Northwestern Ready To Stand Up To Ohio State Bullies

Even the most devout pro football fans should pay attention to what’s going to happen in Evanston tonight when Ohio State comes calling on Northwestern.

670 The Score–10/05/2013

Illinois coach Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Football Has Chicago Options For 2015

I’ve compiled a list of nonconference opponents that also have an open date on Sept. 5, 2015.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

John Groce. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Wisch: Groce Is The Coach Illini Fans Have Been Waiting For

From the looks of things, it appears that Illinois has a truly elite coach in John Groce.

670 The Score–09/13/2013

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Wisch: Tim Beckman Can Win – With A Great O-Coordinator

If Tim Beckman’s coaching career at Illinois really does go from knocking on death’s door to cracking – or even kicking – it open for his return in 2014, he’ll probably be able to thank heavens for one person.

670 The Score–09/12/2013

Nathan Scheelhaase. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Big Ten Needs B1G Games Every Week

I’m getting on board with the idea of the Big Ten spreading out its conference games throughout the entire season.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Paterno Is Not Exonerated

Welp, it’s true. Haters are indeed going to hate.

670 The Score–09/06/2013

John Groce. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini’s Groce Burning Up The Recruiting Trail

They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

670 The Score–09/05/2013

Johnny Manziel.  (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Are You Not Entertained By Johnny Manziel?

To call Johnny Manziel an acquired taste is an insult to black coffee, Malört, and Southeast Asia.

670 The Score–09/04/2013

Johnny Manziel.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Silverman: Johnny Football’s Profit-Seeking May Help Future College Athletes

The rules don’t allow it, but he may be unwittingly helping the cause of college athletes for generations to come.

670 The Score–08/06/2013