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  • SportShorts for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

    COLLEGE FOOTBALLBothe on Hall of Fame ballotFormer Augustana College All-American John Bothe is on t ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • College football: Illini to split time between QBs

    Illinois was due for a getaway, coach Tim Beckman said.When the Illini return to the field Saturday ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Minnesota, newcomer Maryland B10’s surprise teams

    Minnesota is 3-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since 1990. Big Ten newcomer Maryland has won two of three conference games and is within striking ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Sportshorts for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

    COLLEGE SPORTSEmmert says NCAA changes comingCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday there is no talk ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Local roundup: Sterling's Allie Shank, Grace Steinke sectional champs

    Sterling girls tennis' top doubles pair of Allie Shank and Grace Steinke took down Newman's Chantel Ordean and Anne Vits, 6-2, 6-2, at the Belvidere N ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • More balanced bunch in Big Ten

    The Big Ten had an impressive 2013-14 season as three teams advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • College football: Alabama-Texas A&M Part III lacks hype not appeal

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – No team has given Alabama’s stout defenses more fits lately than Texas A&M.The ma ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • College football: No. 2 Florida St running out of chances to impress

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No one around the Florida State football team wants to call Saturday's game against No. 5 Notre Dame a must-win. Reality could tel ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • College football: No. 11 Oklahoma's title hopes in jeopardy

    NORMAN, Okla. – All those high hopes Oklahoma had going into the season are in danger of being dashed.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Sportshorts for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

    OUTDOORSTrout season opens SaturdayThe 2014 Illinois fall trout season opens Saturday at 5 a.m. at C ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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