National

  • Jim Thome talks about baseball past and future

    Thursday, Jul 4 at 5:53 PM

    Jim Thome admits its very odd to not be playing baseball on the 4th of July.

  • Heart of Illinois celebrates Palace Malice

    Charlie Pigg grew up in Canton and loved going to the Fulton County Fair to see the horse races. Earlier this month, Charlie had the thrill of a lifetime as a horse he part-owns, Palace Malice, won the Belmont.

  • Dirt Devil

    NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace drives on Central Illinois dirt tracks.

  • Jim takes on the Boomerang

    The Boomerang is the newest roller coaster at Six Flags in St. Louis. Jim Mattson got a sneak peek at the ride that takes you upside down 6 times in 40 seconds.

  • Walkin' in Memphis

    Pekin alum D.A. Points pays a visit to St. Jude before the PGA Tour stop in Memphis.

  • Illini Coaches Caravan

    Year two for John Groce and Tim Beckman at Illinois. The two had very different rookie campaigns in Champaign.

  • Game On! Bradley to play at Illinois

    Illini basketball coach John Groce confirms the rumors--Illinois will host Bradley in a basketball game next season. The game will be played in Champaign at State Farm Center as a part of a 5-team round robin tournament.

  • Illini add transfer, Darius Paul

    Brandon Paul's younger but much taller brother, Darius Paul is transferring to Illinois. The former Gurnee Warren all-state prep was the MAC Freshman of the Year after starting 33 games for Western Michigan.

  • ESPN's Rick Reilly on the Josh Ruchotzke beat

    ESPN's Rick Reilly has traveled the world covering sports. Wednesday, he was in Princeville for the Farmington-Princeville baeball game and a feature on the Farmers' inspirational star, Josh Ruchotzke.

  • State Farm Center is new home of Illini basketball

    State Farm buys the naming rights to Assembly Hall. For the price of $60 million over 30 years, the Illini basketbal home is now named State Farm Center.


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