With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Former University of Illinois Assistant Basketball Coach Wayne McClain has died at the age of 59 following an illness.
Athletes from the University of Illinois wheelchair athletics program dominated the top positions in their division of the Chicago Marathon Sunday.
Melvin Gordon rushed for 175 yards and four touchdowns, Corey Clement added 164 yards and a 72-yard score and Wisconsin held off Illinois for a 38-28 victory Saturday. Illinois falls to 0-3 in Big Ten play.
Former prosecutor and all-star Illini athlete, Curtis Lovelace has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the 2006 death of his wife.
Illinois coach Tim Beckman says Quarterback Wes Lunt has a broken left leg and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
The Illini football team won't likely be favored to win another game this season, after suffering a 38-27 loss to Purdue on Saturday in Champaign.
The University of Illinois’ Urbana campus has become an official training site for wheelchair racing in the Paralympic games. The US Olympic Committee made the announcement Friday.
Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Jason Ferguson with the kind of second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on Saturday, 42-35.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that former FBI director Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of the way the league handled the Ray Rice case and he said at the end of the process it will implement new conduct policies.