It’s that simple. Yet, of course, for the Fighting Illini, it isn’t at all.
Just days after he was arrested following a fight in the stands, the father of Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase has been banned from the University of Illinois campus for one year.
This may just add insult to injury for Illini Nation.
Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State’s defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.
It’s a big weekend for second-year head coach John Groce.
Yes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.
Illinois spotted No. 25 Wisconsin an early 21-0 lead Saturday night and watched Badgers running backs Melvin Gordon and James White run wild.
here was a time when Wisconsin football was Illinois football.
With Girardi’s unsurprising snub in mind, my concern is that by firing Dale Sveum a year before his contract ended, Theo Epstein & Co. have really stepped in it.
To show I’m not just blowing smoke, here are some other suggested sponsors for a few of the Big Ten basketball and football coaches:
Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns and Nebraska’s maligned defense was much improved in a 39-19 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
The Illini don’t have a Red Grange this season, but with Bill Cubit’s offense they may have more than a Galloping Ghost of a chance vs. the Huskers.
What exactly would you call this season for the University of Illinois basketball team?
Nathan Scheelhaase threw for 278 yards and five touchdowns and Illinois used a 29-point second quarter to blow by Miami of Ohio 50-14 on Saturday.
Dave Wischnowsky offers up his thoughts on the Illini’s recent scheduling moves.
I’ve compiled a list of nonconference opponents that also have an open date on Sept. 5, 2015.
If Illinois wants more fans to end up making the 140-mile trip down to Champaign, they likely have to bring the product up to them first.
Coming off a big win, Illinois really had a chance to open some eyes.
From the looks of things, it appears that Illinois has a truly elite coach in John Groce.
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.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.