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.
Tommy Rees showed no signs of a strained neck that knocked him out a week ago, throwing a career-high five touchdown passes to help Notre Dame rout Air Force 45-10 on Saturday.
Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and caught another as No. 23 Northern Illinois reached its best start as a major program with a 59-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State’s defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.
C.J. Fiedorowicz caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Jake Rudock in overtime to give Iowa a 17-10 win over Northwestern Saturday.
It’s a big weekend for second-year head coach John Groce.
Wildcats guard James Montgomery finally got what he’s been working for.
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.
Notre Dame has finally snapped its long, miserable home losing streak to USC.
Illinois spotted No. 25 Wisconsin an early 21-0 lead Saturday night and watched Badgers running backs Melvin Gordon and James White run wild.
Ailing head coach Jerry Kill watched from a private box as Minnesota turned two second half turnovers into scores en route to a 20-17 Big Ten victory over Northwestern Saturday.
here was a time when Wisconsin football was Illinois football.
While reputations can often mislead, I’d argue that numbers don’t.
Despite struggling on offense, Northern Illinois still found a way to win.
Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.
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:
Everything is for sale.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Notre Dame and Alabama coaches and players meet with reporters at BCS Media Day at Sun Life Stadium.
A photo galley of Joe Paterno’s firing and the ensuing riots on the campus of Penn State University.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.