Vanderbilt heading back to College World Series

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -Dansby Swanson was sure you couldn't script a better afternoon than the one he had Monday.He's right.Swanson...

Sluggish Illini get past Eagles in season opener

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois opened the season hoping an infusion of offensive talent would help turn a team that struggled to score last...

Ethanol's water demands a cause for scrutiny

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - City officials in Champaign and Urbana took notice when they heard that an ethanol plant...still far less than the 23 million gallons per day used by Champaign and Urbana or the 500 million gallons per day that Chicago...

Two Illini returning starters arrested after bar fight

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Linebacker Matt Sinclair...punching Jamaal L. Applewhite, 19, of Champaign, according to court documents. Applewhite...were called to a bar near campus, said Champaign police spokeswoman Joan Walls. She declined...

College of Charleston eliminates Auburn

...the Stillwater Regional.WRIGHT STATE 4, NOTRE DAME 0In Champaign, Ill., Jack Van Horn tossed eight shutout innings, and...as the Raiders beat the Irish, eliminating them from the Champaign Regional.The Raiders (43-16) will face Illinois for...

Monday Night Football: Packers defeat Bears

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Champaign, Chicago, Green Bay. It doesn't matter where Brett Favre is when he plays against the Chicago Bears. Favre threw three first-half touchdown passes Monday night, surpassed 40,000 yards passing for his career...

Seminoles top Cougars to win regional

...Ten champion Illinois (50-8-1), which boasts the best winning percentage in baseball. ILLINOIS 8, WRIGHT STATE 4In Champaign, Ill., Ryne Roper hit a two-run double and top-seeded Illinois defeated Wright State to advance to the Super Regionals...

LSU advances to College World Series for a 17th time

...was postponed until Monday because of storms in the forecast.Officials told the teams and fans to leave Illinois Field in Champaign on Sunday night as the skies darkened and lightning started flashing. Rain with high winds was expected in the area.

Clemson drops NCAA regional opener to Arizona State

...sixth inning to give Arkansas the lead and the Razorbacks went on to beat Oral Roberts. NOTRE DAME 13, WRIGHT STATE 7In Champaign, Ill., Ryan Bull had a home run and two doubles to help Notre Dame rout Wright State.Bull finished with four RBI for...

Illinois dumps No. 23 Indiana

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Rich McBride scored 15 points to lead Illinois to a 51-43...game away. The game was Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson's first trip to Champaign since a fall recruiting controversy over Indianapolis high schooler Eric...

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