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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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  • A viewer's guide: What college football games to watch this weekend

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Indiana (3-7) at No. 6 Ohio State (9-1) 9 a.m., Big Ten Network (BTN) Indiana...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 12/2 log (updated Monday AM)

    9 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 12:30 p.m.    Football: Oct. 2012: Kecoughtan vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal at Borussia Dortmund.--MASN2 2:40 p.m.    Soccer: English Premier League:...
  • Tuesday's matchup: Illinois at Miami

    Tuesday's matchup: Illinois at Miami
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Tuesday; ESPN2, WSCR-AM 670. Records: Illinois 6-0, Miami 7-0. Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois has won four of its last five Big Ten-ACC meetings. The No. 24 Illini have showcased their depth with six players averaging at least...
  • Dramatic final weekend in Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The final weekend of the Big Ten season produced plenty of drama. It started Friday when Nebraska rallied from a 24-7 deficit at Iowa for a 37-34 overtime victory. Then on Saturday,...
  • Tim Beckman will be back for a 4th season as Illinois' football coach

    Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas saw enough improvement from football coach Tim Beckman's team to retain him. Thomas released a statement about keeping Beckman on Sunday, the day after the Illini earned bowl eligibility by beating Northwestern....
  • College football roundup: Missing Ohio State player found dead

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Missing Ohio State player found dead Kosta Karageorge, the missing Ohio State football player who disappeared Wednesday, was found dead on Sunday. Columbus, Ohio, police announced the 22-year-old fifth-...
  • Nebraska fires Coach Bo Pelini after 9-3 season

    Nebraska fired Coach Bo Pelini on Sunday on the heels of a 9-3 campaign that included late-season losses to Wisconsin and Minnesota that dissolved the Cornhuskers' chances of playing in the Big Ten championship game. Pelini's firing is effective...
  • After another 5-7 season, NU must examine everything in program

    After another 5-7 season, NU must examine everything in program
    The Northwestern players exited Ryan Field quickly, ceding their turf to the victorious men in orange and white. As is custom, every Wildcat tapped a sign that says TRUST YOURSELF on their way out. Truth is, the motto for this Northwestern offseason...
  • Illinois beats Baylor to win Las Vegas Invitational

    Illinois beats Baylor to win Las Vegas Invitational
    LAS VEGAS -- If Illinois coach John Groce can find a way to transfer his team's November magic to March, they may have to start making room for a few banners in the State Farm Center. The Fighting Illini improved to 21-0 in November under Groce while...
  • Illinois tops Baylor, stays perfect in November

    The Sports Xchange By Steve Guiremand, The Sports Xchange Illinois tops Baylor, stays perfect in November LAS VEGAS -- If Illinois coach John Groce can find a way to transfer his team's November magic to March, they may have to start making room for...
  • Preview: Purdue at Indiana

    Bragging rights and the Old Oaken Bucket are the only things on the line when Purdue visits Indiana in the season finale for both teams on Saturday. The Boilermakers have lost five straight and its five turnovers proved fatal against Northwestern last...