First-year Illini offensive line coach being described by his new pupils as 'a very smart coach' whom players can trust.
Kiana Sherlund leads Illinois softball's four-homer effort in 13-4 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday afternoon at Eichelberger Field.
Beat writer SCOTT RICHEY offers his thoughts on the Illini's Big Ten hoops draws, which were released Wednesday:
Tim Anderson has some history with the Royals... and with Joe West
CHAMPAIGN — On Wednesday, the Big Ten Conference announced the conference schedule for the Illinois men's basketball team.
CHAMPAIGN — With his helmet in his hand following the final Illinois football spring practice on Wednesday morning, it was as if Milo Eifler went back in time.
Lillard has been nothing short of spectacular for the Blazers
Portland's star reminds us that he's among the NBA's best, props to Jamal Murray and Lou Williams and K.D. needs to wake up
Other notable picks include the Cardinals taking Kyler Murray and the Giants taking Drew Lock
The OKC star is accepting blame for the team's Game 2 loss: 'I've got to play better'
The class of 2019 is a pretty special one for the Illinois basketball team and the future of the program. There are three players currently signed up to play for the Illini next season. Bernard Kouma was the most recent commitment back on April 8. He is a 6-foot-10, 200-pound forward who will give the  Illinois Basketball: Waiting to sign makes sense for Illini commit Kofi Cockburn - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
I havent had to say this in a while, but the Illinois football team lost a member of the family on Tuesday night. Paul (PC) Daniel II announced on Twitter that he has decided to transfer away from the University of Illinois and is now looking for a new home. He has entered his name  Illinois Football: Illini lose former walk-on Paul Daniel II - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Plus the former Washington star with similarities to Eric Kendricks and more on 2019's top LB prospects
The wind was blowing out but Illinois couldn’t take advantage.
The crowd at Gordyville USA reached 750 on Tuesday — up 150 from the event's first year at the venue last spring.