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Illini Alter Plans For Football Stadium Renovations

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman says plans for a $132 million renovation at Memorial Stadium are on hold and instead the school will break ground next year on a stand-alone football performance center. 125 more words

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Ex-Illinois Football Player Settles Abuse Claim For $250,000

The Illinois football program has settled its lawsuit with Simon Cvijanovic, the player who claimed abuse in 2015. His compliant complaint was one of the main contributing factors that led to Tim Beckman being fired from his position as head coach. 146 more words

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Jalen Coleman-Lands to transfer out of Illinois

The already-thin Illinois roster got thinner on Thursday afternoon.

Evan Daniels of Scout.com reported that sophomore guard Jalen Coleman-Lands has requested and received his release… 194 more words

Burglary Suspects Kicked Off Illini Football Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has dismissed three players facing residential burglary and aggravated robbery charges.

Coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday dismissed freshman tight end Zarrian Holcombe and offensive linemen Darta Lee and Howard Watkins. 125 more words

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3 Illini Football Players Accused Of Burglary Are Off The Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has dismissed three players facing residential burglary and aggravated robbery charges.

Coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday dismissed freshman tight end Zarrian Holcombe and offensive linemen Darta Lee and Howard Watkins. 124 more words

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Illinois, DePaul To Play For 1st Time Since 1957

(CBS) Come next season, the Illinois and DePaul men’s basketball teams will play for the first time since 1957.

The Illini and Blue Demons will meet on Nov. 90 more words

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