Wisch: The ‘Galloping Ghost’ Returns To Illinois – For One Night OnlyThe Ghost hasn’t galloped in Champaign since 1925. But come August, Red Grange will be back. In spirit, at least.
Purdue's Late Charge Beats No. 11 Illinois 68-61Purdue figured out how to slow the pace — and still score a little, too, Wednesday night.
Groce Hired As Illini Basketball Coach John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.
Stevens Says No To IllinoisButler’s Brad Stevens will not be taking over as Illini basketball coach.
Bernstein: Illinois Basketball Must Decide What It IsIf this pathetic, blubbering mess of failure and self-flagellation is to be somehow disinfected, it will take some real soul-searching before a reconstruction plan can be created.
Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans RunsAmtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
Illinois Routs South Dakota State, 56-3Freshman running back Donovonn Young introduced himself to Illinois fans with a pair of touchdowns and Nathan Scheelhaase ran for two more on Saturday in a 56-3 blowout over South Dakota State.
Amtrak's Chicago-Memphis-New Orleans Service ResumesAmtrak's City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
Illinois' Richmond Declares For NBA DraftUniversity of Illinois freshman Jereme Richmond has declared for the 2011 NBA Draft, according to the school's website. The Waukegan native is working out in Chicago and will weigh his options before signing an agent.
Report: Oklahoma Wants Weber For CoachA published report says Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber may be looking to leave for Oklahoma.
Bernstein: Is Jereme Richmond Done At Illinois?This is the risk you run when you recruit eighth-graders.
Illini Roll Past UNLV, Take On Kansas In Next RoundMike Davis tied his season high with 22 points, Demetri McCamey added 17 points and seven assists and Illinois dominated UNLV 73-62.
Leshoure Ready For Illini Pro DayMikel Leshoure worked nonstop to prepare for the NFL Combine, and that hard work payed off. Now Leshoure is a day away from his pro day, and another chance to impress the NFL scouts and coaches.
Wisch: Illini Redemption, Thy Name is Kruger (And Self) It’s filled with potential potholes and a bunch of hazard cones (orange ones, of course), and the only exit ramp off it leads straight back to Champaign.
Last Chance For Fighting IlliniWhen the Fighting Illini seniors look back on their four years of college basketball, some of their fondest memories will be of their hoarse-throated coach Bruce Weber and his temper.