Illinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.
No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.
People worry when Derrick Rose doesn’t play. Then they worry when he does play.
It’s time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.
The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Wes Lunt will emerge as Illinois’ starting quarterback, but Tim Beckman is being patient.
John Groce is casting perhaps the widest net in Illini recruiting history.
Derrick Rose’s apathy toward Carmelo Anthony means the pressure is on to be the man.
White Sox fans turned out in full force to support Frank Thomas.
Few closers have been as dominant as Smith, whose 12th year of HOF eligibility passed without induction.
Don’t blame Illinois’ admission standards for a lack of football talent — the onus is on the coaches.
Surely, Ozzie Guillen’s some lessons, and he’s now expressed a willingness to return to the White Sox.
Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.
Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.
LeBron James can write a storybook ending by returning to Cleveland and winning a ring.
Bidding’s open, and there’s an aura about holding it at the state’s flagship university.
Flashes of promise and ghosts of the past inhabit the Iowa Cubs’ Principal Park.