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Mark Primiano

  • joined Jun 22, 2008
  • last login Jul 26, 2014
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If you pretend to be something long enough, I think it's not pretending.

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User Blog

Did Losing Vic Koenning Really Hurt That Much?

2

It's been almost 1.5 seasons since beloved defensive coordinator Vic Koenning left Illinois for North Carolina. How much has his absence truly hurt the Fighting Illini?

NCAA Denies Ahmad Starks Hardship Waiver

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The Oregon State transfer will have to sit out a year, making things uncomfortably interesting.

Illinois 50, Miami (OH) 14: 2012 Is No More

10

The Illini rout the Miami Redhawks to finish the OOC segment of the schedule 3-1.

Who Wants Some Pants?

19

Because if you do, you should be jealous of this guy.

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The Long (Sort Of) Goodbye

I'm not really sure how many times I've written this note over the past14 months, but it's somewhere near a dozen. It's kind of funny, I never even really meant to wind up where I'm at in so many...

Washington 34, Illinois 24: So Long Undefeated

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Don't let the score fool you, the game wasn't that close.

Make Jeff Keppinger play all nine positions

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It's the only sensible thing to do.

Pizza In Central Illinois Just Isn't Worth It

34

It really, really isn't.

Chris Sale on the outside looking in

The left-handed ace has been one of the top pitchers in the league this season, yet is being excluded from almost all Cy Young discussions. Why?

Is Nathan Scheelhaase Really Back?

17

After bottoming out in 2012, has the senior quarterback put it all back together?

Illinois 45, Cincinnati 17: That's More Like It

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And just like that, the Fighting Illini beat their first AQ school since the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and collect the 2013 season's first scalp.

Tyler Flowers out 3-6 months

The backstop's disappointing campaign comes to a rather abrupt and sad finish.

Illinois 42, Southern Illinois 34

The Fighting Illini are 1-0, making them a better team than Kansas State.

Astros vs White Sox

Come watch more terrible, terrible baseball.

Alex Rios and the elephant in the room.

The White Sox have been playing above .500 baseball since Alex Rios packed his bags for Texas, a clear example of addition by subtraction.

Terrible Things To Do At Football Games

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Most 18-year-olds are complete morons. I was not an exception.

SSS meets Daniel Webb

A brief interview with the Charlotte Knights' closer.

SSS meets Marcus Semien

A brief interview with the Charlotte Knights' shortstop.

Is the first draft pick really that important?

Unlike the NFL and NBA drafts, the first pick doesn't change a team's fortunes immediately. But how much does it matter?

Sizing up the New York Yankees

For the second straight year, the White Sox final new opponent is the New York Yankees.

I Love Camp Rantoul

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An annual Illini tradition warms my heart each year.

It could always be worse

Most Sox fans know and have accepted that things won't be good for at least the next season. But should they expect the Pale Hose to be the worst team in the majors for the near future?

The ultimate cost of Jake Peavy

The White Sox chapter of Peavy's career has closed. What all did he cost the team?

Why so much Troncoso?

For whatever reason, the sub-par journeyman keeps getting the call regardless of situation.

Ryan Braun, the Sox, and the trade deadline

The 2013 trade deadline just got a lot more interesting.

Sizing up the Atlanta Braves

The hiatus is over! Come get your hot sports takes!

Sale and Crain named All-Stars

Two pitchers will be representing the White Sox this year.

Sizing up the Balitmore Orioles

The White Sox next opponent is the surprisingly resilient Baltimore Orioles. This should go well.

Josh Fields 2.0?

The Cuban left fielder is struggling tremendously. How worried should fans be?

Indians vs. White Sox, round 2

Please let it end.

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