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Illinois men’s track and field looks sharp in final meet before Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Illinois' Davis Fraker winds up for the throw during the hammer throw event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.

May 4, 2015

With the Big Ten Outdoor Championships less than two weeks away, little time remains for the Illinois men’s track and field team to sharpen its skills. Despite the fact that there was no team competition or silverware on the line, the Illini had yet another solid showing Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa, ...

Improving educational experience for athletes proves necessary

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

October 2, 2014

Last Saturday, after injuring his head, University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris was put back into the game by coach Brady Hoke. Morris had trouble standing up, and he appeared woozy to both those in the stands and those watching on television at home.  Morris, who was later diagnosed with a conc...