Illinois football got off to a rocky start Saturday, squeaking past some team called the Penguins, thanks to a big fourth quarter.
Chris breaks down the upcoming Illinois football season. Spoiler: It may not be quite so painful to watch this year.
Chris looks at the issues raised by the data in the U of I revenue and expenses report, including the astronomical coaching salaries and whether student-athletes should (finally) be paid.
Chris analyzes data from a revenue and expense report of the U of I's athletic department for the reporting year of 2013.
And by “there” I mean West Lafayette, Indiana. Or “basketball season.” Either will suffice. Where's the fast forward button for this football season?
Illinois is at the halfway point of the season, with half the games won going into Homecoming this weekend. We stop to ponder why so many of us care so much about a sport that none of us play.
It is time for Illinois to step up to the middle tier of Big Ten football. And it's clear what we need: a corn mascot.
A football recap and a preview, but can we please just focus on the helmets?
Our Sports section is as lively as the teams and players that we cover. From Fighting Illini Athletics to the Illinois Marathon — there's plenty of action to discuss.