Jill Ellis, the first-ever Illini soccer coach, wins her second World Cup

She was the program’s first coach for two seasons, in 1997 and 1998.

(Stephen Cohn / The Champaign Room)

(Featured photo from Michael Chow / USA Today)

Here’s a strange float from C-U’s 4th of July parade

I didn’t see the space exploration/anti-abortion crossover coming, but maybe that’s my bad.

“Flight in space for all, including the unborn.”


Kam’s to be rebuilt at First and Green amid plans to reshape block it has called home

How long until the floor is perma-sticky? Three months?

(Julie Wurth / News-Gazette)

Nunn, Rice pour in points during NBA Summer League

(Jeremy Werner / 247 Sports)

Tom’s Mailbag, July 5, 2019

(Tom Kacich / News-Gazette)

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