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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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
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
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
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
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