Alex Ashlock of member station WBUR covered this year's Boston Marathon, as he has for the last 13 years. He remembers when that tragic Monday in April was just another thrilling, magical morning that was shattered when two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line.
The University of Illinois has announced the first donation to secure naming rights for a section of its basketball arena in Champaign.
In San Francisco, the last Monday Night Football game of the NFL season is a significant moment for Bay Area sports fans. The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons are playing the final regular season game at historic Candlestick Park.
Friday night, the University of Illinois’ volleyball team looks to return on the path it was on two years ago.
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.