Ilinois Football Tickets Selling Out; Ron Zook Back In Good Standing With Fans In Figurative Sense Only

PROVING AN SUCKER ILLINOIS FAN IS BORN EVERY MINUTE: Brian Grummell of AOL SPORTS BLOG has the most nonsensical breaking sports news of the week - besides the Kobe Bryant media pretzel maker: ILLINOIS FOOTBALL TICKETS ARE SELLING OUT(!).

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But don’t believe me, believe this:

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So apparently Illinois football, “which has enjoyed a generous season ticket sales increase with more than 10,000 new seat holders already on board for the 2007 campaign,” is back in good standing with alumni.

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For Fighting Illini Coach Ron Zook, that’s of course good standing in a figurative sense only.