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Illinois Football: Expectations are high as Illini receive preseason accolades

Expectations are rising for the Illinois football team, as a group of eight players is being recognized as some of the best at their position. The Illini h...

Suns' Chris Paul available to play Clippers in Game 3 of Western Conference finals

Paul was sidelined for the first two games of the series due to health and safety protocols

Michigan, Illinois highlight field for Gavitt Tipoff

Michigan, Illinois and five other teams that earned berths in the NCAA Tournament will play in the sixth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games in mid-November.

Illinois Basketball: 2022 standout Braden Huff receives Illini offer

In-state recruiting has been paramount for Illinois basketball since Brad Underwood's arrival, and an offer to Glenbard West's Braden Huff shows just that...

Ayo Dosunmu heading to the Chicago Bulls in latest NBA mock draft

There are numerous NBA mock draft predictions being published, and one of them has Ayo Dosunmu going in the early second round. Now that the NBA Draft lott...

Padres stay hot by sweeping NL West rival Dodgers, have now won seven games in a row

San Diego has won seven of its past eight games against L.A.

Illinois Football: Illini flip in-state wide receiver Eian Pugh

Illinois football added to the family on Wednesday, as another commitment has joined the fight for 2022. It had been a couple of weeks since the Illini re...

Suns hopeful Chris Paul returns from COVID protocols for Game 3 of Western finals vs. Clippers, per report

Paul's quarantine could be shorter than 10-14 days due to his vaccination status

Clippers vs. Suns: Paul George says Los Angeles feels even 'more confident' trailing 2-0 in Western finals

The Clippers have overcome 2-0 deficits in their first two series of the postseason

Illinois Football: Top 5 Illini running backs of the 2010s

The Illinois football team has had productive running back play throughout the 2010s. Illinois fans enjoyed my top five Illini quarterbacks so much that I ...

Illinois Football: Crystal Ball has Illini landing big in-state wide receiver

Illinois football seems to be making up some ground on a once lost in-state recruit. It has been beaten into the ground that the previous Illini coaching r...

NBA Mock Draft 2021: Cade Cunningham goes to the lottery-winning Pistons at No. 1, Jalen Suggs to Rockets

Here's who each team should take and why they should take them after the draft order is set following the NBA Draft Lottery

Ranking top 10 cornerbacks in NFL for 2021: Jalen Ramsey leads pack that includes talented newcomers

Ranking top 10 cornerbacks, safeties in NFL: Marcus Peters lands redemption, Tyrann Mathieu steals the throne

Golden Tate landing spots: Pro Bowl wideout lists Rams, Titans and Colts atop free agency wish list

Golden Tate landing spots: Pro Bowler lists Rams, Titans and Colts atop free agency wish list

Pelicans coaching update: New Orleans set to interview Jacque Vaughn, Charles Lee for HC position, per report

New Orleans is looking to replace Stan Van Gundy after parting ways this month

Illinois Basketball: Top 7 teams Kofi Cockburn dominated during Illini career

Illinois basketball fans received some sad, but expected, news over the weekend about their beloved big man. In an interview with Marlee Wierda of WCIA3, K...

House of ‘Paign in as a 2 seed for the 2021 The Basketball Tournament

The Basketball Tournament hype is in full force, and the 2021 bracket has officially been released. The single-elimination full 64-team bracket will tip-of...

Illinois Basketball: Illini big man Kofi Cockburn impressing at camp

When Kofi Cockburn was with the Illinois basketball program, he brought joy and energy to the game that was infectious. Kofi always hustled for the Illini....

AFC West 2021: Justin Herbert and other players on rookie contracts who are key to team's success

AFC West 2020 preview: One homegrown player still on a rookie contract who could be key for each team