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One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths
October 20, 2015

The full spectrum of human emotion could be seen in the final 10 seconds of Michigan State’s surreal victory over rival Michigan this weekend.On one side was the pure ecstasy of Michigan State as Spartans’...

Dissecting a wild week one in the Big Ten

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg is sacked by Temple defenders Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 game against Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Temple won 27-10. (Abby Drewy/Centre Daily Times/TNS)
September 9, 2015

Week one in college football is normally pretty quiet as far as drama goes — upsets and season-defining moments are rarities. In the Big Ten, however, the season opened with a deafening bang. There...

Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 1

September 8, 2015

Editor’s note: Every week, The Daily Illini football staff ranks the football teams in the Big Ten 1-14 and compiles the lists into its own Big Ten power rankings.1. Ohio State — The defending...

Illinois gives another game away in loss to Michigan

Illinois gives another game away in loss to Michigan
December 31, 2014

By now, Illinois fans should be conditioned to expect the worst.  Why would any Illini basketball fan feel comfortable up 13 in the second half against Michigan? Why should they? For the fourth time this...

Illinois must kick Michigan while it’s down

John Groce was an assistant on the 2005 Ohio State team that handed then-No. 1 Illinois its only regular season loss. Since becoming Illinois' head coach, Groce is 1-5 against Ohio State.
December 30, 2014

Michigan basketball is an afterthought for Wolverine fans right now, and it should be.  Michigan is currently struggling mightily, having lost four of its last five games as it enters Big Ten play with...

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