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'Cerebral' Tony Adams settling in at safety for Illinois football

CHAMPAIGN — The move caught Tony Adams a little bit by surprise.

Big weekend for Illini

Illinois coach Lovie Smith talks about the big weekend for the Illini — from moms weekend to a big group of recruits coming for Saturday's open practice. He also touches on progress this spring and a positition switch for Verdis Brown from defensive tackle to offensive line.

Illinois Football: Illini to move Verdis Brown from DL to OL

It looks like the Illinois football team is going to have another change of position by a big-time player. Erich Fisher of Rivals.com reported that Illinois defensive tackle Verdis Brown is now going to be moving to the offensive line. Fisher also reported that his, possibly, could be a result of offensive lineman Jake Stover [] Illinois Football: Illini to move Verdis Brown from DL to OL - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois defense motivated by last year's struggles

Illinois linebacker Dele Harding discusses how the Illini defense is working toward improving from last season's issues, while defensive tackle Jamal Woods breaks down his comeback from a knee injury and the strength of the defensive line.

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Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice

Illinois Football: 5 Illini payers who have switched positions this spring

This is a big year for the Illinois football team and one that could set the tone for the rest of the Love Smith coaching tenure. Winning this season is crucial and being able to do that means the Illini need to figure out who is going to be starting and which players will back [] Illinois Football: 5 Illini payers who have switched positions this spring - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois Football: Illini look for help at WR with Mason Mangum offer

A big scholarship offer went out on Thursday night that would give a boost to the Illinois football offense. Mason Mangum announced via Twitter that he had received a scholarship offer from the University of Illinois. This offer wasnt the first for Mangum, but the Illini are in desperate need of more wide receiver help, [] Illinois Football: Illini look for help at WR with Mason Mangum offer - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois Football: OG Nathan Cardona receives Illini offer

The Illinois football team went after another offensive lineman for the future on Thursday night. It was announced via Twitter on Thursday that Nathan Cardona had received a scholarship offer from the Illini. This is a big offer for both parties. Cardona is starting to pile up big-time offers, and Illinois needs more depth on [] Illinois Football: OG Nathan Cardona receives Illini offer - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Momentum on their side, Illini aim to fix Big Ten woes

Illinois, fresh off back-to-back wins over nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina, is in a different frame of mind in its return to conference play today against Maryland at Illinois Field. 

Illini (managers) at the Final Four

Illinois will face Big Ten rival Michigan in today's Elite Eight of the fourth annual Manager Games.

Future Illini big man starts slow, but finishes strong in return

Kofi Cockburn finished with 13 points and eight rebounds during a 79-72 quarterfinal victory for Oak Hill Academy (Va.) over Wasatch Academy (Utah) in the GEICO High School Nationals.

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Golden State looks to extend its lead as the No. 1 seed in the West

April 9 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00amWhat player has been the most impressive during spring practice? Which position needs the most improvement? If the Illini played a game this weekend, who would be in the starting lineup? For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.  

Illinois Basketball: The saddest anniversary in Illini history

I had to take a deep breath before proceeding to type this tidbit about the Illinois basketball team. Do you know what today is? Honestly, I probably would have forgotten if it wasnt for Mike Pearson (@illinilegends) tweeting about it yesterday. Today, April 4, 2019, is the 14-year anniversary of the Illini falling to North [] Illinois Basketball: The saddest anniversary in Illini history - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

2019 NFL Mock Draft: Drew Lock suffers big fall that benefits Raiders, Patriots make a move up for a TE

Other notable selections include T.J. Hockenson going to the Packers and the Bucs taking a pass rusher early

Illini sweeps No. 19 Coastal Carolina

Illini bounce back after weekend sweep.

Asmussen | Dream come true leads Nowlin to Augusta National

The Illinois junior — who earned a spot at this week's inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur — opened Wednesday with a 4-over 76.  

Top of the Morning, April 4, 2019

Danville South View fifth-grader Austin Brown is better than the rest of at NCAA tournament brackets. He nailed 15 of the Sweet 16 teams and all of the Elite Eight, putting him at No. 70 in the CBS contest -- out of 1.8 million.

Bullpen shuts door, spurs Illinois to win

A 4-1 victory Wednesday night at Illinois Field was a second straight for the Illini in a midweek series against No. 19 Coastal Carolina. 

Bucks injury updates: Malcolm Brogdon sheds walking boot; Giannis says ankle feels 100 percent

The Bucks got a rash of good news concerning some of their injured players, including Giannis, Brogdon and Middleton

Illinois Basketball: 3 top targets for the Illini this offseason

Adding another player to the class of 2019 is a must for the Illinois basketball team. There are so many options out there for the Illini to go after, but the program only has one scholarship open as of right now. That means we can only add one more player for 2019. While there are [] Illinois Basketball: 3 top targets for the Illini this offseason - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.