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Preview: Illinois at #3 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Michigan has gotten good at focusing on each opponent, avoiding the tendency some teams have of overlooking inferior opponents.

Illinois provides another opportunity, especially with the Wolverines’ game next week against rival Michigan State on the road and next month’s showdown at No. 567 more words


Paralympic Gold Medalist Picked As U of I Grand Marshal

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)- Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden will serve as grand marshal of the University of Illinois’ homecoming parade next week.

The 2014 graduate has dominated wheelchair racing in recent years. 114 more words


NCAA Accuses Louisville Basketball Program Over Escort Allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CBSNewYork/AP) β€”The NCAA accused Louisville of four violations stemming from its investigation into allegations that a former basketball staffer hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players. 571 more words


Mizzou Gets $8 Million Gift For Football Facility

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) β€” The University of Missouri has received an $8 million gift for its proposed football facility project at Memorial Stadium.

The university’s athletic department said Wednesday the donor wished to remain anonymous. 115 more words


Illini Set Nov. 29 As Date For State Farm Center Dedication

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) β€” The University of Illinois says it will celebrate the end of its nearly three years of renovation work on the State Farm Center with a dedication ceremony Nov. 106 more words


Colts Sign Chase Coffman

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) β€” Another rash of injuries prompted the Indianapolis Colts to make a flurry of moves Tuesday, starting with the signing of tight end Chase Coffman. 263 more words


2 Saint Louis Players Placed on Top-100 Projected Scorers List

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Senior guard Mike Crawford and sophomore guard Jermaine Bishop return to the Saint Louis University Billikens with higher expectations than most. 189 more words