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Garoppolo Invited to Draft
Former Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will soon be packing his bags and headed to radio city music hall.
Garoppolo is one of 30 prospects invited to the NFL Draft in New York City May 8th through the 10th.
The NFL typically invites those considered to go in the first round, but the league changed some of the guidelines this year.
U of I basketball player arrested
University of Illinois basketball player Darius Paul faces preliminary charges of resisting a peace officer and unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.
Police say they arrested the 20-year-old sophomore early Tuesday on campus.
Paul could not immediately be reached for comment.
Coach John Groce said, he would let the legal process play out before considerin ... READ MORE >>
EIU at U of I
The Eastern Illinois baseball team is in Champaign today, where they will meet the University of Illinois baseball
team on the field.
U of I has a record of 21-14, and are currently on a three-game winning streak.
Last time these two teams met the Panthers came out with a win 8-4.
This is the first meeting between the teams this year, after an e ... READ MORE >>
McFadden Repeats at Boston Marathon
Tatyana McFadden of the University of Illinois won the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon for the second straight year!
McFadden celebrated her 25th birthday today, crossing the finish line in one hour, 35 minutes and six seconds.
She has also won the 2013 New York City Marathon women's wheelchair race after taking the titles in Boston, London and Chicago last ... READ MORE >>