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After turning a corner, England now look for World Cup momentum against the USA

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As England began to play the ball around against Iran, they felt something different. "Definitely a click," John Stones said of the 6-2 win. "Or a desire to put things right. We had come out of a bad period." They can now look through to the other side. England scored more goals against Iran than they did in the entire Nations League campaign. The reality, however, was that it was a step up from Gareth Southgate ’s general style rather than just the last eight months. "I guess people wouldn’t expect us to be like that having watched us for a couple of years and the style of football we play," the manager acknowledged. "Maybe we regressed to the norm."

Football rumours: Alex Iwobi to sign £100,000-a-week deal at Everton

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Alex Iwobi will sign a new £100,000-a-week contract with Everton, according to The Sun. The 26-year-old midfielder has become a central player for Frank Lampard’s side and will reportedly be offered the contract for another three-and-a-half years. The Times writes that Liverpool will continue with their pursuit of 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham despite news that sporting director Julian Ward will depart the club next summer. In this blog post, we'll tell you everything you need to know about How to watch Mosconi Cup 2022 live stream

Illinois Announces Plans for Illinois Wrestling Training Center

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Fighting Illini wrestling program is set to receive a best-in-class facility following today's announcement of the Illinois Wrestling Training Center by Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman. In the coming months, DIA will present the project for formal approval by both institutional authorities and the University's Board of Trustees. "Wrestling is one of our most storied programs at the University of Illinois," Whitman said. "For generations, Fighting Illini Wrestling has competed at a high level, including a run of All-Americans that is virtually unmatched, with facilities that do not meet our standard of excellence. It has taken us years of evaluating, planning, and fundraising, but we are so pleased to deliver to our wrestling program a facility of this caliber. This facility, combined with Coach Mike Poeta's leadership, will propel our program to new heights." The $14 million Illinois Wrestling Training Center will be located on the south lawn of State Farm Center, directly across St. Mary's Road from the Illinois Conference Center. It will feature approximately 19,000 square feet of space, including a wrestling room with three mats, strength and conditioning and sports medicine facilities, team locker room, coaches' locker room and offices, and a multipurpose meeting room. Another $1.3 million in site work and improvements to State Farm Center parking will be included in this project. Groundbreaking is scheduled for spring 2024, with completion expected in late 2025.

Illinois football player to host free camp for kids

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Young football fans in Champaign now have an opportunity to spend an afternoon with Division 1 football players. Orange and Blue Kids Camp, hosted by Leitzsey Family Foundation, is a free football camp for children ages six to 13. The event will kick off on July 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zahnd Field. Founder, Fighting Illini football player Tailon Leitzsey said he uses the camp to give back to children in the community. He started this event last summer when he saw increasing crimes and gun violence among teenagers in Champaign. Watch the live Rugby World Cup action that beIN SPORTS has to offer wherever you are and on any device exclusively on beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

Bowdoin Hands Out 2021-22 Athletic Department Awards at Annual All-Sports Ceremony

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The Bowdoin College Athletic Department celebrated the 2021-22 athletic season at its annual All-Sports Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10. The following awards recipients were recognized for their accomplishments on and off the field. Watch 2022 NFR live each night on The Cowboy Channel+ from 10 pm ET. Here you will get What TV Channel is the NFR on Dish, DirecTV, and online streaming.

Schmolik 64 Update (2/5/21): Illinois a #2 Seed

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Illinois might have turned the corner after big wins over Iowa and Indiana. Hopefully they can keep the momentum going this weekend vs. Wisconsin.

2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge?

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Will there be one? If so, who should the Illini play? Would you like a crack at Duke?

Northwestern to Play More Games at Wrigley Field, Should Illinois?

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Northwestern clearly wants to "own Chicago" but we in Urbana don't want that to happen do we? Illinois's played a few games up at Soldier Field in the last decade including the Northwestern game in 2015. Maybe we should play a few more games up at Wrigley/Soldier Field to match Northwestern in the future. Northwestern Chicago's Big Ten team? No. WE ARE!

Illinois Basketball in CBS Preseason Bracketology!

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I know it means nothing but I can't remember Illinois being in any bracketology predictions in several years so I think it's noteworthy.