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A Conversation with a Badger: The Daily Cardinal's sports editor

Wisconsin's Corey Clement (6) runs the ball during the game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The Illini lost 38-28.

By Kevin McCarthy

October 21, 2015

A former friend and current foe — The Daily Cardinal sports editor, Jake Powersbr, sat down and talked with me about Kurt Kittner’s tears and the greatest hairdos in the history of Big Ten football.Kevin McCarthy: At the beginning of the season, did you ever envision the possibility that we wo...

A conversation with an Illini: Austin Zima

A conversation with an Illini: Austin Zima

By Kevin McCarthy

September 29, 2015

As smooth as he is on the ice, apparently he’s even smoother on the dance floor — Illini defenseman Austin Zima sat down to talk with me about everything from my flow to his beard.Kevin McCarthy: You guys got your butts handed to you on Saturday night against the Oklahoma Sooners. What happ...

Conversation with an Illini: Martinez Johnson

Conversation with an Illini: Martinez Johnson

By Kevin McCarthy

September 21, 2015

Martinez Johnson is a member of the wheelchair basketball team here at the University of Illinois. He sat down to talk with me, and by the end, completely inspired me. I hope reading his words can do the same for you.Kevin McCarthy: When did you start playing basketball?Martinez Johnson: My freshman y...