Good Reads: 6/24/19


Champaign Centennial baseball product gets national attention for cursing at batter in College World Series

Luke Smith, a pitcher for the University of Louisville, had some words for a batter from Vanderbilt during the NCAA’s College World Series this weekend. It’s hard to make out, but if you squint super hard you should be able to tell what he’s saying (/s).

Smith was a graduate of Centennial High School, and played on Parkland College’s baseball team before transferring to Louisville. He is also a confirmed hardass.

Karma is very real. Vanderbilt came back to hand Louisville a 3-2 defeat in the next inning. y i k e s.

(Gabe Fernandez / Deadspin)


Just Askin’ | From medicine to real estate

If Dr. Youngerman really cared about the redevelopment of Downtown Champaign he wouldn’t let his buildings fall into shambles and instead invest in them.

(Debra Pressey / News-Gazette)


Foreigner played State Farm Center last night

In honor:

(Mark Maxwell / WCIA)


You can help name a bison skull

Tight. I’m in.

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)


Pritzker Says New Laws Make Illinois ‘Firewall’ Against Trump On Immigration

(Brian Mackey / Illinois Public Media)


Ayo Dosunmu a projected first rounder in ESPN 2020 mock draft

(Jeremy Werner / 247 Sports)


Here’s a real reason to dislike the NCAA

Instead of disliking them for taking away the U of I’s Native American minstrel show.


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