"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
"The first thing that goes through your head is, 'What the hell is that?'" Mandich said. "Cancer always sounds bad. You start doing your research. You go, 'Holy cow, this is pretty serious and I'm in a lot of trouble here. I have a fight on my hands.'