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College Football Week 8: Illinois Vs. Michigan Preview, Live Stream, TV Info, & Odds

This should be an easy won for No. 3 Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines completely destroyed Rutgers two weeks ago, holding the Scarlet Knights to just 22 yards and two first down. 128 more words

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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


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

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — 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


Illinois Defense Could Get Break Against Rutgers

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Down by a touchdown in the fourth quarter and 69 yards from the Illinois end zone, Purdue decided its best bet was to hand the ball to a freshman backup tailback. 427 more words


Lovie Smith responds to question at press conference: Are you freaking kidding me?

The Illinois Fighting Illini have fallen to 1-4 under head coach Lovie Smith. While the coach is not in a “hot seat,” per se, it can’t be a lot of fun answering questions like these: 243 more words