Tony La Russa is getting a plaque in Cooperstown. The former St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox manager is one of three elected Monday by the Hall of Fame's expansion era committee.
Former NBA player Keon Clark has received an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to two charges.
The Fighting Illini men blew a twelve point lead in the closing minutes of Tuesday night's game in Atlanta, and lost to Georgia Tech 67 to 64.
The University of Illinois’ Athletic Director says football coach Tim Beckman will return for a third season in 2014.
Zac Hare ran for 254 yards and four touchdowns, the last coming in overtime in helping lift Stillman Valley to a 43-41 win over St.Joseph-Ogden in Friday's Illinois Class 3A championship game.
Rayvonte Rice scored 17 points and Tracy Abrams added 15, including 12 in the second half, as Illinois held off feisty Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne for a 57-55 win on Friday.
A University of Illinois football staff member charged with pointing an unloaded handgun at a vehicle has been placed on leave.
Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls guard who missed all of last season after knee surgery, has injured his other knee and will miss the rest of the current NBA season.
A staff member and former player with the University of Illinois’ football team faces weapons charges after an incident on Interstate 74 Saturday.
Steve Hull caught a career-high 10 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns to help Illinois defeat Purdue 20-16 on Saturday afternoon.