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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    I agree. Most Mustafas (close enough - work with me here) bring the energy... can you imagine a Friday home game!???
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    Did Big Tim from Kentucky call us "hayseed Illinois fans"? As he's posting from a horsebarn at Keeneland? Thanks Tim-Bob. FYI we're also ranked ahead of UK right now, so go dip that.
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    Pat Chambers stepping down from Penn St

    So glad that from the news conference that Penn State's "internal investigation was thorough..." Whatever. Like any word coming out of their AD department means anything. If he was 27-4 last year, he'd still be there - they've shown us all that it is sports above all, and then they have the...
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    Big Ten Football to Start October 23-24 (CFB Thread)

    Book it. 11am Kickoffs with Beth Mowins and those two Illinois kids who did the hoops play by play (boom goes the dynamite). Until further notice.
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    this is all sorts of exciting. I’d pay to watch practices at this point...
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    NCAA Issues/Scandals/Corruption

    But if LSU deems the payments were permissible, the NCAA will probably be cool with it. It just depends on who you ask.
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    Chicago Cubs 2020 Season

    Full disclosure - I hate the Cubs. But Rossy has them playing so much better than I would have thought. Going into the first crosstown I thought my White Sox would be roaring, and instead we're limping in and the Cubs are playing well. Would have been an awesome series with human beings in...
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    St Louis Cardinals 2020 season

    Forfeits have to be there. What if the birds go 11-5? And they wrecked every other teams schedules because apparently they & the marlins are using a different playbook? Its only fair if they couldn't get their act together, its their issue. The problem is, do you "exclude" any games they...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (August 2020)

    I’ll believe it when I see it. In a major sport - not cleaning up the soccer team.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (August 2020)

    Louisville just kicked 3 soccer players off the team for having a party off campus. Their AD said “it was not becoming of Louisville athletics”. Really? That’s hilarious. Where was that manual for Petrino‘s motorcycle parade and Pitino’s restaurant yoga class? The selective integrity is an...
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    Iowa Football Program Culture Criticism

    If he doesn't get chased after this, he never will. Beckman was guilty of being an oblivious goof. This is so much worse. But what their AD said? Interesting. And all of my arrogant Hawkeye friends are reallllllly quiet these days. I can't even stoop low enough to poke them about it...
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    Lou Henson dies at 88

    One of my best memories is him and Bobby going at it after an Indiana game where he called him “a classic bully.” The only guy with guts to say it. And without swearing. #TotalClass
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    I think what you’d see is all the Louisville, UNC, and Kansas players retain their eligibility, and our kids would lose it. It only makes sense...
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    NCAA Issues/Scandals/Corruption

    FIFY. I have to give credit to Self's lawyer for using the controversial "busted 6th-grader" line of defense. "His illegal actions are actually OK, mostly because everyone is doing it." The only bigger head-scratcher is that.... it may work.