Pac-12 football season to kick off in November

The Pac-12 on Thursday set a Nov. 6 start date for a six-game football regular season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.

Illinois best in COVID testing, Pritzker says

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday continued to champion Illinois as a leader in testing for COVID-19 during a period when he faces some of the sharpest criticism for his social restrictions to stop the virus.