- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsMay 02 04:43 PM
Nine years after it retired Chief Illiniwek under pressure from the NCAA, the University of Illinois will begin the search for a new mascot, interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson said Monday. The plan is not to replace the Fighting Illini nickname that the school's teams now use, campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said.
- Chicago TribuneMay 02 03:32 PM
Having banned Chief Illiniwek in 2007 amid protests and in response to an NCAA edict, Illinois will select a new mascot for the university, interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced Monday. The university is not changing the Fighting Illini nickname for its sports teams. Wilson said in a statement...
Nine year’s since Illiniwek’s last dance, Illino... - The Telegraph
9 years after Chief’s end, U of Illinois looks f... - WGN TV Chicago
- Chicago TribuneApr 22 01:47 PM
A framed photo in Garrick McGee's office displays tots worthy of a GQ cover. Cameron is modeling a Yankees hat with his arm around Grant, wearing a loosened tie. "My two boys, they're close in age and they love each other," McGee said. "But if there's one toy, they go at it. And when they're done...
- WAND TV 17 DecaturMay 03 02:27 AM
Junior guard Malcolm Hill was named Most Oustanding Player at the 94th annual Fighting Illini Basketball Banquet.
- CBS DetroitMay 03 01:15 PM
"Kam is a wonderful young man with the potential to mature into a fine college player," said Beilein.
- ManeaterMay 03 07:49 PM
It is the third straight year in which the Braggin’ Rights game was decided by three runs or less.
- GoPSUsports.comApr 29 06:32 PM
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The No. 6 Nittany Lions (21-8, 6-5) fell 4-2 to the No. 3 University of Illinois Fighting Illini (18-9, 8-3) in the Quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday night. This ends Penn State’s run in the Big Ten Tournament but does not end the season.
- CBS DetroitMay 03 06:16 AM
Elliot was drafted fourth overall by the Dallas Cowboys and got even more attention because of the crop top he wore to the draft.
- SouthtownStarMay 02 06:13 PM
Photos of Chief Illiniwek through the years. Having banned Chief Illiniwek in 2007 amid protests and in response to an NCAA edict, Illinois will select a new mascot for the university, interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced Monday.
- OurSports CentralMay 03 10:30 AM
Sauget, Ill. - GCS Ballpark will host the annual "Braggin' Rights" between the University of Illinois and University of Illinois on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. The venue, which serves as the home ballpark for the Gateway Grizzlies, hosts the game for a second straight year.
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