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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 30, 2014

Remembering Cub Fan Louis Reinhart

By Jeff Bossert

Louis Reinhart and family at Wrigley Field

Back at the start of the baseball season, Illinois Public Media reported on a longtime farmer and carpenter from East Central Illinois who always found time to root for the Chicago Cubs.  Louis Reinhart passed away Friday –  at the age of 100 - the same age as the Cubs’ ballpark, Wrigley Field. 

Categories: History, Sports

AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 26, 2014

U.S. Loses To Germany, Still Advances

By The Associated Press

Thomas Mueller scored his fourth goal of the World Cup on Friday as Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

Categories: Sports


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014

Big Ten Leaders Issue Statement Opposing Athlete Unions, Propose Reforms

By Jeff Bossert

Administrators of all 14 Big Ten schools have asked the NCAA to implement reforms to college athletics, while opposing unions or compensation for college athletes.

Categories: Sports



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014

U Of I To Bid Once More To Host High School Basketball Tournament

By Jim Meadows

Nearly 20 years after losing out to Peoria, Champaign-Urbana hopes to once again host the Illinois state high school boys basketball tournament. And a bid will be made for the girls basketball tournament as well.

Categories: Community, Sports

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