Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: With Attendance, Illini Losing The Numbers Game

Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

Dick Butkus. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images Fox Cable Network)

Wisch: It’s Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, Halas

It’s time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Illini fans at Memorial Stadium.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illini Open Up 1,500 Additional Seats For Michigan Game

Ticket demands for the Nov. 12 game against Michigan are so high that Illinois has opened up 1,500 seats that are usually covered to accommodate more fans.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

University of Illinois Fighting Illini Football

Wisch: What’s In A Game? For Illini Football, A Lot

Imagine that you’re a leadoff hitter who finds himself down 0-1 in the count every time you step up to the plate. Or that you’re a basketball player who strolls out for each game’s opening tip with one foul already whistled against you. Or, perhaps, you’re a golfer who’s already down a stroke every time you dig in at a tee.


Memorial Stadium

Illinois To Remove 2,200 Seats From Memorial Stadium

The capacity of the University of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium will decrease by roughly 2,200 for next season, as the school is permanently removing bleacher seats that have become too old to use.


Memorial Stadium

Wisch: IHSA Football Needs A New Title Venue? Well, Let’s Play Two

The Big Ten is growing. And it has the IHSA scrambling as a result.


Memorial Stadium

IHSA Football Championship Venue To Shift In 2013

The Big Ten’s expansion to 12 teams will impact more than just college sports. It’s affecting the location of the IHSA Football Championship Game.


Nathan Scheelhaase

Harris: Illini Football Program Still Needs More Support

With the Fighting Illini football program having some success this year excitement still remains low. The fans are not coming to the games, and this speaks to the whole program’s fan base. What will get these fans to support their team like they say they do?

670 The Score–10/30/2010