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Asmussen | Under familiar face McClain, offense's big men building confidence in spring

First-year Illini offensive line coach being described by his new pupils as 'a very smart coach' whom players can trust.

Top of the Morning, April 18, 2019

Asked to put into words what life's been like since winning the Boston Marathon, Champaign resident Daniel Romanchuk, back in town to close on a house, settled on just one: 'Busy.'

Illini dispatch in-state opponent ahead of weekend honoring inaugural team

Kiana Sherlund leads Illinois softball's four-homer effort in 13-4 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday afternoon at Eichelberger Field.

Three thoughts on Big Ten schedules for Illinois men's and women's basketball teams

Beat writer SCOTT RICHEY offers his thoughts on the Illini's Big Ten hoops draws, which were released Wednesday:

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

.@TheAndyKatz ranked @IlliniMBB 36th in his first Power 36 of 2019-20!Giorgi Bezhanishvili believes Illinois could exceed that expectation!

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

The conference has announced #B1G opponents for next season. Here's who we've got home and away.

Royals plunk White Sox's Tim Anderson after thunderous bat toss, bench-clearing scuffle ensues

Tim Anderson has some history with the Royals... and with Joe West

Big Ten opponents announced for Illinois basketball

CHAMPAIGN — On Wednesday, the Big Ten Conference announced the conference schedule for the Illinois men's basketball team.

Big Ten opponents set for 2019-20

Illinois men's basketball will play home-and-home series with both Michigan and Michigan State

UI Softball vs. SIU-E 2019

Illinois takes on Southern Illinois University-Evansville in a NCAA softball game at Eichelberger Field in Urbana on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

Milo Eifler no longer a passenger on the Illinois football 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.

NBA Playoffs Star Power Index: Damian Lillard launching all-out assault on Russell Westbrook, and his remaining doubters

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

2019 NFL Mock Draft: Bengals trade up for Andy Dalton's replacement, Raiders wait for Daniel Jones

Other notable picks include the Cardinals taking Kyler Murray and the Giants taking Drew Lock

NBA Playoffs: Russell Westbrook takes full responsibility for Game 2 loss as Thunder sit in 2-0 series hole vs. Blazers

The OKC star is accepting blame for the team's Game 2 loss: 'I've got to play better'

Illinois Basketball: Waiting to sign makes sense for Illini commit Kofi Cockburn

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.

Illinois Football 2019: Ranking the Roadtrips

The Illini have five road games in 2019. Which ones are worth making the trip to?

Illinois Football: Illini lose former walk-on Paul Daniel II

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.

NFL Draft: A Kwon Alexander-type sleeper, plus NFL comparisons for Devin White, Devin Bush and other top linebackers

Plus the former Washington star with similarities to Eric Kendricks and more on 2019's top LB prospects

Illinois baseball drops weekday game against Bradley

The wind was blowing out but Illinois couldn’t take advantage.

Coaches vs. Cancer auctioneer: 'Everybody's got a little hillbilly in them'

The crowd at Gordyville USA reached 750 on Tuesday — up 150 from the event's first year at the venue last spring.

Today starts busy period for Illini, Underwood

The spring signing period starts today, with the Illini entering it having signed zero players from the 2019 class albeit with multiple commitments.

Final spring practices still important

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith discusses the importance of his team's final spring practices this week following Saturday's spring game.