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AP - Illinois Public Media News - October 15, 2014

Royals Holds Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

By Dave Skretta

Relief pitcher Greg Holland and catcher Salvador Perez celebrate after the Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore 2-1 in Game 4 of the AL championship series.

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.

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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 15, 2014

Champaign Central, Former Illini Assistant Coach Wayne McClain Dies

By Jeff Bossert, with Additional Reporting By The Associated Press

Former Illinois Assistant Coach Wayne McClain yells from the sidelines during a game in 2012.

Former University of Illinois Assistant Basketball Coach Wayne McClain has died at the age of 59 following an illness. 

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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 13, 2014

U of I Alums Win Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Divisions

By Jim Meadows

Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line Sunday in Chicago.

Athletes from the University of Illinois wheelchair athletics program dominated the top positions in their division of the Chicago Marathon Sunday.

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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 27, 2014

U of I Recognized As Paralympic Training Site

By Jeff Bossert

University of Illinois graduate Tatyana McFadden competing in the 2012 Paralympic games.

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.

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