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‘We all have to step up’: Brown, Epstein on stepping up in RB room

Without Reggie Corbin or Dre Brown, who will step up for Illinois?

Illinois Football: Catching up with in-state wide receiver Jack Tremblay

While the class of 2021 is still finishing up, the Illinois football coaching staff is trying to start the class of 2022. With a total of zero recruits com...

Illinois Football: Brandon Peters will “benefit the most” from 2020 season

Illinois football quarterback Brandon Peters has been considered the top quarterback in the Big Ten who will benefit the most from playing in 2020. Executi...

Lakers present case to NBA saying LeBron James is not getting enough free throw attempts, per report

James has attempted 10 free throws in the first three games of the Western Conference finals

Watch now: Healthy again, Illinois running back Mike Epstein bracing for season

CHAMPAIGN — Every now and again, a memory will pop up on Mike Epstein's cell phone to remind him of where he's been, or more aptly, where he isn't now.

Saints' Drew Brees pushes back on notion he's in decline: 'I feel good, borderline great'

The 41-year-old QB has been uncharacteristically out of sync during New Orleans' 1-1 start

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Eagles rookie receiver Jalen Reagor has a torn ligament in his thumb, per report

Reagor will likely be sidelined for at least a few weeks

Illini Basketball: Hoops Recruiting

Top-40 senior Bryce Hopkins will cut down his list to five schools this weekend, he told @Stockrisers.His current list of nine: Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Providence, Oregon, Cal, Iowa State, Michigan, and Texas. Jake (@jakeweingarten) September 23, 2020...

Illini Football: Illinois Football

New VIDEO on @IlliniNow: @IlliniFootball senior DB Tony Adams (@Iwill_suceed20) addressed the 2020 season, his position change and the #Illini defense in Tuesday's Zoom media conference https://t.co/bIPHblrYR5 @IlliniFootball @IllinoisOnBTN @LovieSmith @Ash3Washington pic.twitter.com/TO3VoUMgTI Matthew Stevens (@matthewcstevens) September 23, 2020...

2021 NFL Mock Draft: Saints land Drew Brees replacement with Trey Lance late in Round 1

New Orleans has to plan for the future at the quarterback position

‘Whatever they need me to do’: Tony Adams returning to safety as seniors

Adams talks about his new position and his trust in the team.

NFL's age-old dilemma: Star QBs are sticking around longer than ever, but football is a young man's game

Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Philip Rivers and Big Ben don't resemble the young athletes who've taken over the position

Illinois Football: Illini mend depth issues with Tony Adams to safety

The Illinois football depth chart is getting a little shake-up despite still being about a month away from the opening kickoff. Tony Adams was an integral ...

Week 3 NFL QB Power Rankings: Jared Goff, Josh Allen surge into top 10 as Carson Wentz, Drew Brees slide

Ranking every starting quarterback 1-32 ahead of Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season

Illinois Football: Illini offer Georgia standout Donovan Westmoreland

The Illinois football team continues to build its southern pipeline, offering Griffin High School outside linebacker Donovan Westmoreland. Westmoreland bec...

Watch now: 'It's time to take the next step' Illinois defensive secondary has talent and experience

CHAMPAIGN — For the better part of the last three years the defense of the Illinois football team has been gashed here or gutted there. It certainly wasn't entirely surprising

Illini in the NFL: Week 2

Another week and we’re grateful to have football.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

It's time.@TheAndyKatz's #Power36 for 2020-21 is here, as heard on the #MM365 pod!

Broncos reportedly sign Blake Bortles: Here's why Denver's QB move is a smart gamble with Drew Lock sidelined

The AFC West is wide open, so Denver had no choice but to bolster its most important position

Illinois Basketball: Top 5 Illini wins in the Brad Underwood era

The start of the Brad Underwood era for the Illinois basketball program was a struggle. Back-to-back sub-500 campaigns really left a bad taste in the mouth...

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

Freshmen guards Andre Curbelo (@papicurbelo11) and Adam Miller (@AceWolf44) impressing veteran @IlliniMBB teammates in a backcourt not short on talent. #Illini https://t.co/zdjDkzN10P via @srrichey pic.twitter.com/xKrQ4DimDL IlliniHQ (@IlliniHQ) September 21, 2020...

The Kingfisher

The resolution called on Chancellor Robert Jones to create a new mascot, to publicly condemn any public display of the former Chief Illiniwek and to consider the blue-and-orange kingfisher as a possible mascot. https://t.co/fza67Omive The News-Gazette (@news_gazette) September 21,...