Scott Beatty and Loren Tate talk to former Illinois pitching coach Drew Dickinson, who is now in the same role at Virginia.
THE DIVISION I COACH
Mental health of student-athletes key focus for Illinois athletic director
'We’re hopeful that some football will be played,' said the Illinois athletic director
'I look back on it, and it was amazing,' the Illinois baseball senior says. 'The buzz the Illini have in Champaign is something you can’t find many other places.'
The sports world is still on hiatus because of the global health threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those affected by the pandemic in a variety of ways.
The effort to add hockey is once again cooling on a deep back burner. How can Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman justify another mortgage when his athletic program is already mortgaged to the hilt?
CHAMPAIGN — Fifteen more former Illini standouts representing nine sports and spanning more than a century of athletics will join 65 others when the 青鹏棋牌 Illinois Hall of Fame class is inducted on Sept. 18 at State Farm Center.
Our plan here at The News-Gazette is to profile every single senior athlete at Illinois. We’ll tell their stories. Their moments of triumph. Their moments of heartache. Their leadership. Their talents. Their path to Illinois.
Ninety-six years ago on Sunday — March 15, 1924 — the University of Illinois pole vaulter become the first athlete in the world to clear the then magic 13-foot height
Disappointment and confusion lingers for the Illini athletes. Understandably so. It’s the AD's job now to help them pick up the pieces.
This is not to complain. The decisions to shelve sports in the United States for the time being is 100 percent correct. The nation needs to heal. As soon as possible.
All remaining winter and spring NCAA championships canceled Thursday. The Big Ten followed suit, cancelling all athletic events through the end of the academic year.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron W 42 - 3|
|Sep. 7 at UConn W 31 - 23|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan L 31- 34|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska L 38 - 42|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesot L 17 - 40|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan L 25 - 42|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin W 24 - 23|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue W 24 - 6|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers W 38 - 10|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State W 37 - 34|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa L 10 - 19|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern L 10 - 29|
|Nov. 1 Illinois vs. Lewis W 83 - 50|
|Nov. 5 Illinois vs. Nicholls State W 78 - 70|
|Nov. 8 Illinois vs Grand Canyon W 83 - 71|
|Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Arizona L 69 - 90|
|Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Hawaii W 66 - 53|
|Nov. 20 Illinois vs. The Citadel W 85 - 57|
|Nov. 26 Illinois vs. Lindenwood W 117 - 65|
|Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 79 - 81|
|Dec. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland|
|Dec. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Dec. 14 Illinois vs. Old Dominion|
|Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri|
|Dec. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina A/T|
|Jan. 2 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Jan. 5 Illinois vs. Purdue|
|Jan. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin|
|Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Jan. 21 Illinois vs.Purdue|
|Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota|
|Feb. 2 Illinois vs.Iowa|
|Feb. 7 Illinois vs.Maryland|
|Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Feb. 15 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Penn State|
|Feb. 24 Illinois vs. Nebraska|
|Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Indiana|
|Mar. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State|
|Mar. 8 Illinois vs. Iowa|