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The Daily Illini

Dan Escalona

Dec 07, 2016
Breaking down the College Football Playoff Picture (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Penn State, Ohio State and the limits of the College Football Playoff (Story)
Nov 16, 2016
Michigan and Ohio State’s paths to playoff heading in different directions (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Despite struggles, Buckeyes still in prime playoff position (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Undefeated Nebraska ready to play spoiler for Ohio State, Michigan (Story)
Oct 05, 2016
Michigan, Ohio State dominance drawing parallels to 2006 (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Big Ten East proves its strength over weekend (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Five overreactions from Week One of Big Ten football (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
Quarterback battle at Michigan will decide Big Ten (Story)
Aug 22, 2016
Ten bold guarantees for a wild, wacky Big Ten season (Story)
Mar 29, 2016
A neutral observer’s rooting guide to the Final Four (Story)
Mar 15, 2016
Your guide to choosing the perfect NCAA bracket (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
Big Ten tournament last chance to make impression (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
The case for and against the Big Ten bubble teams (Story)
Feb 23, 2016
Tricky Terps: The frustrating case of Maryland basketball (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Beware of the Badgers: Wisconsin basketball is rising (Story)
Feb 09, 2016
Hoosiers’ final exam beginning a month early (Story)
Feb 02, 2016
The Big Ten campaign is in full swing (Story)
Jan 26, 2016
The futility of doubting Michigan State (Story)
Jan 19, 2016
Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016 (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
Spartans drive and reach toward playoff, setting up Big Ten-SEC showdown with Crimson Tide (Story)
Dec 01, 2015
Championship week chaos leaves opening for two Big Ten team playoff (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
College football weekend seems primed to put pressure on the selection committee (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Spartans’ defeat should serve as a warning to playoff contenders (Story)
Nov 03, 2015
Unbeaten and under the radar, don’t sleep on Iowa (Story)
Oct 27, 2015
Baylor, 2015’s version of Ohio State? (Story)
Oct 20, 2015
One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
Top Big Ten teams unworthy of playoff spot (Story)
Oct 06, 2015
Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
Michigan football: Big Ten’s spoiler (Story)
Sep 22, 2015
The Big Ten’s nightmarish Rutgers problem (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Spartans defeat Ducks, increase chances of making College Football Playoff (Story)
Sep 09, 2015
Dissecting a wild week one in the Big Ten (Story)
Sep 01, 2015
Bright NFL futures await Big Ten's premier 2015 season talent (Story)
Aug 25, 2015
College football revolution stalled, for now (Story)
Aug 17, 2015
A new era of prominence for Big Ten football has arrived (Story)
Mar 11, 2015
Four storylines to keep an eye on as spring football practices kickoff (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Responsibility falls on soccer community to demand action on Qatar World Cup (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Champions League not kind to Premier League so far (Story)
Oct 29, 2014
First El Clásico may just be the beginning for Barça, Real (Story)
Oct 22, 2014
Luis Suarez is a welcome sight for Barcelona, soccer (Story)
Oct 15, 2014
Donovan’s retirement signals end of an era for U.S. soccer (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Ronaldo should take a hint from Jeter and Konerko (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Four must-watch Champions League storylines (Story)
Sep 03, 2014
As a result of weak roster, rebuilding process bogged down at Old Trafford (Story)