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

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

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...