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It seems radical political groups are adopting the Flyers new mascot, Gritty, as their own. The Western Hockey League will once again wear Don Cherry themed jerseys… 48 more words

College Football in America's Heartland

By: Stephan Teodosescu

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When one thinks of the Midwest they often think of cornfields, beers and football. At the University of Illinois you get a heavy dose of all three every fall Saturday. 1,064 more words

Sports Travel

Memorial Stadium--RIP

The Chicago Tribune ranked the Big Ten Venues for their football experience.  Is it any surprise that Penn State is #1?

1. Penn State

More than 100,000 fans descend into a cozy Pennsylvania town every home football weekend and transform it into one of the grandest parties in college sports.

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Illini Dudek Out: Who Gets the Targets?

Illinois Fighting Illini fan-base, and the program as a whole, was shocked at Lovie Smith’s announcement that fan-favorite wide receiver Mike Dudek suffered a season-ending injury for the third time in his collegiate career. 1,431 more words

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Game Preview: Illinois Football vs Western Illinois

Any time a smaller, in-state school goes against the state’s flagship university, it’s bound to be a big deal to both schools.

The same type of situation can be expected Saturday night when the Western Illinois Leatherbacks football team will travel to Champaign-Urbana to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. 1,376 more words

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Illini Scoops Staff football predictions and season keys

We’re just days away from the beginning of the 2018 Illinois Fighting Illini Football season, and we here at Illini Scoops are just as excited as you guys are. 1,124 more words

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Athletic, Quick Florida Defensive End Seth Coleman announces commitment to Illini Football

Lovie Smith and the Illinois Fighting Illini Football staff received another commitment today out of what is quickly becoming a flowing pipeline for the coaching staff from Florida. 468 more words

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