1. Former Illini Football Star Charged with Murder

    Curtis D. Lovelace, an All-Big Ten center at Illinois who later became an Adams County assistant state's attorney, was formally charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of his wife...

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  2. Beckman Wants Illini to Pick Up Pace from Get-Go

    There are tangible lessons in football, such as tackling techniques and the best way to catch a pass. But how does a coach drill into players the subtle idea of starting a game with crispness?...

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  3. Illini Take Aim at Bowl Game

    Maybe there's a calming simplicity that comes with coach Tim Beckman's job-saving mission this football season....

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  4. Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 1

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