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So I grew up in the St. Louis area surrounded by St. Louis Cardinals fans so yes, I am a Cardinals fan.  Now, I am not one of those Cardinals fans that will constantly point out how many world championships they have and how awesome the franchise is…I’m a baseball fan that happens to be a Cardinals fan. 140 more words

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Looking for 'more stable program,' Teko Powell to transfer from Illinois

Citing significant coaching turnover during his time in Champaign, Teko Powell has decided to start over on another campus elsewhere.

In a conversation with the… 181 more words

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Illinois Incentivizes Ex-Wash U. Athletic Director

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — First-year University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman can receive bonuses of up to $200,000 a year in addition to his $600,000 base salary under the terms of his five-year contract. 115 more words

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Illini's 'Chunky' Clements charged with misdemeanor battery

Yep, let’s reset that “Days Without An Arrest” ticker, shall we?  And, for the first time ever, a resetting is triggered by someone who willingly goes by the name of “Chunky.” 220 more words

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Illinois guard granted sixth season

The past two seasons, Tracy Abrams has had to watch from the sideline, his years ended before they started due to major injuries.

He’ll get one more chance at his senior season. 209 more words

Illinois Football Schedule 2016: Fighting Illini Game Dates

Some seasons just aren’t meant to be. The 2015 Illinois Fighting Illini would be a prime example of that. The team was 5-4 and needed just one win in their last three games to make a bowl game. 152 more words

Kendrick Nunn Kicked Off Illini Basketball Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

Athletic director Josh Whitman and coach John Groce said Tuesday they decided to kick Nunn off the team “to reaffirm our core values of trust and respect, to send a strong message about what is acceptable behavior.” 83 more words

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