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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less

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  • Auburn, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Vanderbilt pull off SEC shockers

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Nick Marshall accounted for four scores and No. 24 Auburn battered Johnny Manziel in a 45-41 win over No. 7 Texas A&M on Saturday. Tre Mason's 5-yard score with less than two minutes to play was first ruled down at the 1, but...
  • Immense value of several college QBs in area clear

    Immense value of several college QBs in area clear
    We interrupt Groin Injury Awareness Week in Chicago to bring attention to four college quarterbacks from the area who mean as much to their teams as Jay Cutler does to the Bears. At Notre Dame, America's most unappreciated quarterback made history...
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    Memo to Jay Cutler: Word is you're hoping to be back in action next Sunday against the Lions, weeks earlier than expected. But really, now, no need to rush. Allow that groin injury to heal fully. I admit I was......
  • Stanford over Oregon: You kind of heard it here first

    Stanford over Oregon: You kind of heard it here first
    Hindsight is 20/20. Stanford "could" beat Oregon. Really went out on a limb. Shower yourself in Gatorade podcast. Kyle Ahlf I was asked in my weekly Monday podcast on latimes.com whether I would be shocked if Stanford beat Oregon. I said "no."...
  • With Illinois offer in hand, Isaiah Wharton decommits Weber State

    With Illinois offer in hand, Isaiah Wharton decommits Weber State
    Isaiah Wharton had been wondering why he was falling under the radar in the recruiting process. He had shown his talents as a gifted defensive back for three seasons as well as on the summer 7-on-7 circuit, but the Kissimmee Gateway standout was...
  • Bowl projections: FSU in title game, UCF in Sugar and Florida at home

    Bowl projections: FSU in title game, UCF in Sugar and Florida at home
    After Stanford stunned Oregon, all Florida State had to do was beat Wake Forest to take one of our two spots in the BCS title game and in the latest OrlandoSentinel.com Bowl Projections, that's exactly where the Seminoles are.  Alabama and Florida State...
  • Ohio State moves into third in lastest BCS poll

    Ohio State moves into third in lastest BCS poll
    With much of the drama gone surrounding the top two teams in this week’s Bowl Championship Series rankings, the biggest questions involved just who would follow suit. Despite suffering from conference envy, Ohio State finds itself one step...
  • Bowl Projections: Auburn moves into the BCS mix

    Bowl Projections: Auburn moves into the BCS mix
    Alabama and Oregon? Still on track for the title game. Florida State and UCF? We still are seeing Oranges for them. Baylor and Fresno State? San Diego State did its best to ruin this pick but came up short. Stanford and Ohio State? Both teams look...
  • District 112 educators counted among Those Who Excel

    District 112 educators counted among Those Who Excel
    As the story goes, Josh Bartelstein was so discouraged in Rachel Frank's math class — at Northwood School in Highland Park — that the future Michigan basketball star wanted to quit. Bartelstein, captain of the 2013 Wolverine squad that...
  • Football recruiting | Providence's Boykin enjoys Ohio State visit

    Football recruiting | Providence's Boykin enjoys Ohio State visit
    Providence receiver Miles Boykin thinks the tradeoff is worthwhile. The 6-foot-5 junior, whose four-touchdown performance in a 28-22 victory against Brother Rice on Friday night elevated the Celtics into the playoffs as a No. 8 seed (out of eight teams)...
  • York High School honors distinguished alumni

     York High School honors distinguished alumni
    York Community High School inaugurated its Dukes of Distinction program last week, honoring eight distinguished alumni in events that gave the alumni opportunities to share their stories and offer some advice and inspiration to current York students....
  • Goalie Godinez leads DePaul into NCAA women's soccer tournament

    Goalie Godinez leads DePaul into NCAA women's soccer tournament
    Alejandria Godinez returned to her home in suburban Denver after her freshman year at DePaul and began working out with her father, Willy, as she had done for years. The goalkeeper had a big goal for her sophomore season with the Blue Demons soccer team....