College Sports

Oct
25
Illinois' Kofi Cockburn and Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis highlight pre-season All-Americans

Illinois' Kofi Cockburn and Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis highlight pre-season All-Americans

The 7-foot Cockburn averaged 17.7 points and 9.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore last season to earn a second-team spot on the AP All-America team. Jackson-Davis has been Indiana's best player the past two seasons, leading the Hoosiers in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots.
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Oct
24
College Football Week 8: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

College Football Week 8: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

Illinois stuns #7 Penn State in Happy Valley, Purdue falls back to earth, and Michigan stays unbeaten to set up a must-watch Paul Bunyan Trophy game in East Lansing.
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Oct
23
Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game

Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game

New Head Coach Bret Bielema gets the Illini their biggest win of the year and biggest since the program's 2019 victory over then-ranked #6 Wisconsin (which also happened to be their 3rd October game that season).
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Oct
20
Deep Illini build expectations around big man Kofi Cockburn

Deep Illini build expectations around big man Kofi Cockburn

The seven-foot center's choice to return for his junior season brought another dose of hope for the 11th-ranked Illini, who went 24-7 overall and 16-4 in the Big Ten last season.
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Oct
20
Chris Collins hopes to get Northwestern back on winning path

Chris Collins hopes to get Northwestern back on winning path

Northwestern has most of its key players back. Whether that's enough to make a jump remains to be seen. It won't be easy, with five Big Ten teams ranked in the preseason poll — No. 6 Michigan, No. 7 Purdue, No. 11 Illinois, No. 17 Ohio State, and No. 21 Maryland.
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Oct
17
College Football Week 7: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

College Football Week 7: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

Beware Purdue when you're #2, Michigan State stays perfect, and Wisconsin survives against Army. Here are the B1G stories of the week.
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Oct
03
College Football Week 5: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

College Football Week 5: B1G Summary + Notre Dame

Nebraska steamrolls Northwestern, Michigan goes into Camp Randall and dominates Wisconsin, and Notre Dame loses to Cincinnati. The B1G stories of the week.
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Sep
19
College Football Week 3: B1G Summary

College Football Week 3: B1G Summary

Penn State closed the B1G's week with a win against Auburn in the first game on campus between Big Ten and SEC teams since 2011.
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Sep
04
Walker III runs for 264 yards as Spartans beat Wildcats 38-21

Walker III runs for 264 yards as Spartans beat Wildcats 38-21

Walker III finished with the highest total for Michigan State since Le'Veon Bell ran for 266 against Minnesota on Nov. 24, 2012.
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Aug
24
Loyola Chicago Basketball Pioneer Jerry Harkness Dies at 81

Loyola Chicago Basketball Pioneer Jerry Harkness Dies at 81

Harkness led of one of the greatest Chicago sports teams of all-time.
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Mar
30
The Best Chicago Sports Teams Ever

The Best Chicago Sports Teams Ever

If you are going to try and make a list of the best Chicago teams ever, you have to make some choices.
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