| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:59 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Jeremy Langford ran for more than 100 yards for the third straight game as No. 8 Michigan State held on for a 45-31 victory over Purdue on Saturday in front of 40,217 at Ross-Ade Stadium....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
After this week's bye, Maryland (4-2) begins the second half of its season against Iowa next week. Here is a look at the Terps' final six opponents:
Iowa (4-1), Oct. 18 in College Park
The record is deceiving.
The Hawkeyes lost to an Iowa State...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1)
9 a.m., Channel 2
This game is...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college football gamedays.
Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see your bar included here? We'll be adding to this guide ...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Coach Tim Beckman understands the obvious about Illinois' defense.
"We've got to get better at tackling," he said. "We all know that."
It has become painfully apparent to Illini fans.
Purdue running back Akeem Hunt rushed for 177 yards on 30 carries...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:39 PM
First Illinois coach Tim Beckman said during his Monday news conference that redshirt sophomore quarterback Aaron Bailey will be activated. Then, later in the same news conference, he said nothing has been decided.
But in the wake of Wes Lunt’s...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Quarterback Wes Lunt, one of the few bright spots on the Illinois football team, will miss four-to-six weeks after suffering a leg fracture during a 38-27 loss Saturday to Purdue, the team announced Sunday.
The Illini will turn to backup Reilly O'Toole...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
With a 38-27 loss to Purdue, it's obvious Illinois failed Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Illini deserve a detention after allowing the Boilermakers to leave them alone in the basement of the Big Ten West Division.
Mike Dudek raises the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category.
The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
CHAMPAIGN — After limping throughout the second half, quarterback Wes Lunt grabbed his left leg as he was sacked in the fourth quarter, hobbling off the field with the assistance of two trainers.
Yet, it may not have been the most grisly,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:48 PM
TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPN2, WSCR-AM 670, WJOB-AM 1230.
Line: Illinois by 81/2.
Records: Illinois 3-2, 0-1 Big Ten. Purdue 2-3, 0-1.
Last meeting: Illinois beat Purdue 20-16 in West Lafayette, Ind., on Nov. 23, 2013.
On the offensive:...