CHAMPAIGN — No. 3 Ohio State’s game at Illinois on Saturday has been canceled because the Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week, leaving the the Big Ten's best team precariously close to being ineligible to play for the conference title.

Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 47,147 deer during the first weekend of the Illinois Firearm Deer Season Nov. 20-22 compared with 50,173 deer taken during the first firearm weekend in 2019. Illinois’ seven-day Firearm Deer Season will conclude Dec. 3-6.

ATHENS, Ohio — The Notre Dame women's basketball team started the season on Friday with a new coach and a new outlook.

BLOOMINGTON — The Indiana football team has handled a variety of emotional highs this season, from the Penix Plunge to beat Penn State in overtime to another breakthrough home win against Michigan to road wins over Rutgers and Michigan State.

Around this time each year, I think back to the days I used to spend in the woods hunting deer, setting traps and just trying to learn.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Aamir Simms scored 24 points, Nick Honor added 17 points and a career-high four steals and Clemson beat Purdue 81-70 on Thursday night to win the four-team Space Coast Challenge.

CHAMPAIGN — Adam Miller's debut with the No. 8 Illinois Fighting Illini definitely met and possibly exceeded the expectations placed upon the 2020 Mr. Illinois Basketball.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Zach Edey scored 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting in his collegiate debut and Purdue fended off Liberty 77-64 in the opener of the Space Coast Challenge on Wednesday night.

BLOOMINGTON — In reviewing film over the weekend, Indiana football coach Tom Allen said the Hoosiers didn’t play consistently enough to topple Big Ten power Ohio State in a top-10 showdown Saturday.

The firearm deer season is happening this weekend and the first half of the season will end on Sunday. Please be careful in the woods this weekend whether you are a hunter or just spending some time outdoors. I should have results by next Sunday.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Federal Prospects Hockey League and its board of Governors have come to an agreement on how best to proceed for the season.

COVINGTON, Ind. — After a close first quarter, the Seeger girls basketball team poured on the offense to defeat Covington 50-15 in Wabash River Conference action on Thursday.

BLOOMINGTON — To pull off an upset at No. 3 Ohio State, No. 9 Indiana is going to need to execute in the red zone better than its last game at Michigan State.

BLOOMINGTON – Indiana wide receivers coach Grant Heard sensed the breakout potential for Indiana senior wide receiver Ty Fryfogle in training camp.

BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced a higher mitigation level for the state during his daily COVID-19 pandemic briefing on Tuesday.

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