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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less
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  • Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination

    Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination
    PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...
  • Terence Winter and the 'Boardwalk Empire' Team on the Mob Men's Last Call

    When it debuted, "Boardwalk Empire" looked like the answer to HBO's prayers. Another mob series with a glittering pedigree, including Martin Scorsese, who practically defined post-"The Godfather" crime movies; and "The Sopranos" alums Terence Winter...
  • Terence Winter Touts a Homefield Advantage for 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s. The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's...
  • New York City is a Key Plank for 'Boardwalk Empire's' Attention to Detail

    The Bronx County Courthouse, with its neoclassical majesty, needs no dressing up to double for 1930s Chicago. On a muggy August afternoon, the "Boardwalk Empire" team makes the most of the granite-and-limestone steps leading into the courthouse,...
  • Last chance to catch 'Sophie'

    As the "Hot Days, Cool Flicks" summer film series winds down to an end, filmgoers still have an opportunity to catch two of the top films screening at the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival. Presented by the Mandel Jewish Community Center,...
  • Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades

    Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades
    Deep in the Everglades is Lost City, a place where mobster Al Capone reportedly produced moonshine to keep a nearby saloon jumping in the 1930s. Before that, during the Civil War, about 30 to 40 Confederate soldiers hid out there until they were...
  • Wilton Manors man charged with possession of moonshine

    Sophisticated South Florida may be a far cry from the hills of Appalachia, where generations of tax-dodging moonshiners have made the region famous for homemade hooch. But there it was in a Wilton Manors home: a real-life still, a jug of white...
  • Bob Dylan 'Like a Rolling Stone' draft lyrics headed to auction

    Bob Dylan 'Like a Rolling Stone' draft lyrics headed to auction
    A hand-written manuscript described by Sotheby’s auction house as “the only known surviving draft of the final lyrics” to Bob Dylan’s 1965 rock anthem “Like A Rolling Stone” will be offered for sale in June and is...
  • DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out

    DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out
    After editing montage sequences at Warner Bros. during World War II, Don Siegel made his directing debut with two shorts, both of which won Oscars in the same year. Neat trick. After being promoted to making features, his output was of mixed quality until...
  • The closing of Abu Ghraib and the U.S. failure in Iraq

     The closing of Abu Ghraib and the U.S. failure in Iraq
    The government of Iraq last week announced that it had padlocked the infamous prison at Abu Ghraib. The gates are closed. The inmates moved. Whether the closure is permanent or temporary -- Iraqi officials suggest the latter -- this ought to qualify as...
  • 'Watch Dogs' creative director Jonathan Morin talks virtual Chicago

    GamerHub.tv Chicago serves as the protagonist of Ubisoft Montreal's new open world video game, Watch Dogs, which is available May 27 across all platforms. The developers spent time recreating the actual city for players to explore in the game as Aiden...