Eastern Illinois legend Bob Spoo, 80, left his mark on Chicago-area football

During his five decades as a football coach, Bob Spoo became known as a quarterback guru. Bill O’Donnell was one of his first projects. O’Donnell was Loyola’s starting quarterback in 1965 and 1966, when Spoo was the Ramblers’ quarterbacks coach. Spoo became the head coach in 1967 and

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SF Preps Football Roundup: St. Ignatius winless no more and Lincoln wins duel with Mission

Game of the Week: St. Ignatius 38, Mitty 24: After losing six straight games to open the season, the Wildcats scored 21 straight points in the second half to make up an 11-point deficit and then some. At the end of the third quarter, quarterback Zach T…

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Kiffin offers scholarship to Leinart’s age 11 son

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer Close ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan Follow on Twitter Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin is no stranger to offering young football players a scholarship, once tendering David Sills…

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No. 23 Wisconsin returns home to take on Illinois

Illinois treks to Camp Randall Stadium for its second true road game of the season on Saturday and No. 23 Wisconsin is aiming to get back on track after one of the most humbling setbacks in the tenure of coach Paul Chryst. Wisconsin, with its banged u…

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No. 23 Wisconsin returns home to take on Illinois

Illinois treks to Camp Randall Stadium for its second true road game of the season on Saturday and No. 23 Wisconsin is aiming to get back on track after one of the most humbling setbacks in the tenure of coach Paul Chryst. Wisconsin, with its banged u…

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Michigan football encouraged by WR Tarik Black’s rehab progress

Our Free Press sports writers break down what the Michigan football players and Jim Harbaugh said on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Ann Arbor. No one seems to know the exact date.  But Michigan football seems more confident second-year receiver Tarik Black will play at some point this season.  “We’

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No. 18 Penn State aims to rebound at Indiana

Indiana and Penn State both figure to be upset about how the two teams have played of late. Penn State has blown leads in home losses to Ohio State (27-26) Sept. 29 and Michigan State (21-17) Saturday. “There’s no doubt, getting hit upside the head with a two-by-four doesn’t feel very

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No. 18 Penn State aims to rebound at Indiana

Indiana and Penn State both figure to be upset about how the two teams have played of late. Penn State has blown leads in home losses to Ohio State (27-26) Sept. 29 and Michigan State (21-17) Saturday. “There’s no doubt, getting hit upside the head with a two-by-four doesn’t feel very

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No. 20 Cincinnati attempts to stay unbeaten vs. Temple

No. 20 Cincinnati will put its unbeaten record on the line in Philadelphia and Temple will try to stay ahead of Saturday’s opponent in the American Athletic Conference standings. Cincinnati (6-0, 2-0 AAC) and Temple (4-3, 3-0) will square off at Lincoln Financial Field at noon ET Saturday. Luke

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No. 20 Cincinnati attempts to stay unbeaten vs. Temple

No. 20 Cincinnati will put its unbeaten record on the line in Philadelphia and Temple will try to stay ahead of Saturday’s opponent in the American Athletic Conference standings. Cincinnati (6-0, 2-0 AAC) and Temple (4-3, 3-0) will square off at Lincoln Financial Field at noon ET Saturday. Luke

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