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REPORT: Illinois hires Mizzou DC Ryan Walters

Bret Bielema has reportedly filled his defensive coordinator.

Sources: Illinois hiring Missouri DC Walters

Illinois is hiring Missouri defensive coordinator Ryan Walters for the same role, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.

Report: Illinois hires Missouri defensive coordinator Ryan Walters to same role

CHAMPAIGN — According to a report, Bret Bielema has added the first piece to his defensive staff.

Trail Blazers blow 20-point lead to shorthanded Bulls, continue to trend in troubling direction

It might be early, but there isn't much room for error in the Western Conference

Illinois Basketball: 5 eye-popping improvements for the Illini

Illinois basketball is on track to win a lot of games and be a top-four seed in the NCAA tournament. The fact the Illini are so good isn’t a surprise to ...

Illini in the NFL: End of Season Grades

For those Illini alums who did not qualify for the playoffs, how did they perform in 2020?

LeBron James wants to put together ownership group to purchase Atlanta Dream from Kelly Loeffler

The Dream and the rest of the WNBA have campaigned vigorously against Loeffler

Matthews: Decision in Blake case 'can't deter us'

Wisconsin prosecutors declined to file charges against a police officer who shot Jacob Blake last summer. Among those reacting to the decision was former Bucks guard Wesley Matthews, who said, "It can't deter those citizens who are trying to do right."

Cory Patterson retained on Illinois coaching staff, moved to running backs coach

Patterson, who has coached tight ends all three years, will coach running backs for the Illini.

‘Call him a salesman’: Jamal Woods lured back to Illinois by Bielema

The Illini will have much needed depth on the defensive line.

Illinois football specialists get the band back together for one more season

CHAMPAIGN — James McCourt is an avid golfer and perhaps one of the best on the Illinois football team, so it was fitting when he produced a cross-sport reference on

Illinois football lands high school running back, transfer linebacker

CHAMPAIGN — As Bret Bielema continues to fill out his coaching staff, he's also active in the recruiting world.

Illinois Football: Illini transfer commit Calvin Hart has “faith in Coach Bielema”

Illinois football head coach Bret Bielema has wasted no time building up the roster. One of the two additions to the Illini came in the form of a transfer....

Former NC State OLB Calvin “C.J.” Hart Jr. commits to Illinois

More recruiting momentum in the past hour than there has been in the last four months.

Georgia center Hill, DE Herring enter NFL draft

Georgia center Trey Hill and defensive end Malik Herring announced on Twitter that they will give up their remaining eligibility with the Bulldogs to enter the draft.

Miles Sanders speaks out against Doug Pederson's decision to bench Jalen Hurts during Eagles' Week 17 loss

The second-year running back is the first Philadelphia player to publicly criticize the move