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New Illini booster group aims to give University of Illinois athletes’ name, image and likeness deals a do-gooder twist

As the once-taboo, now common practice of paying college athletes continues to spread, a group of University of Illinois boosters aims to give the money chase a do-gooder twist.

It’s hard to win in the Big Ten without your best players

Without their All-American, the Illini dropped another contest.

UT-Arlington set to join WAC this summer

UT-Arlington has accepted an invitation to join the Western Athletic Conference beginning this summer, part of an expansion that will push the league to at least 15 schools.

REPORT: Kofi Cockburn (concussion) out at Maryland

Cockburn didn’t travel with the team to College Park.

Trent Frazier Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Trent helped the Illini go 2-0 last week.

2022 Illinois Mens & Womens Tennis Preview

For both squads, it’ll either be a reload or a rebuild.

Wyoming transfer Neyor flips from Vols to Horns

Isaiah Neyor, who led the Mountain West with 12 TD receptions at Wyoming last season while also grabbing a team-high 44 catches for 878 yards, said he'll sign with Texas after he had originally committed to Tennessee as a transfer.

Underwood: Curbelo will continue to come off bench

The reigning Big Ten Sixth Man of the year is back to being sixth man.

WMU rewards Lester, extends deal through 2025

Tim Lester, coming off his best season yet as Western Michigan's head coach, has received a two-year extension through the 2025 season.

Saban urges W.Va. Sen. to back voting rights bill

Nick Saban as among several sports figures from West Virginia to sign a letter that urged Senator Joe Manchin to support the passage of the Freedom to Vote Act.

BBV, Belo stand out in tough-to-swallow loss

There’s plenty of good to take away from Monday’s defeat.

Stefanovic, No. 4 Purdue top No. 17 Illinois in double OT

Sasha Stefanovic scored 22 points, including a go-ahead 3 at the start of double overtime that sent No. 4 Purdue over No. 17 Illinois 96-88 on Monday.

Andre Curbelo makes long-awaited return against No. 4 Purdue

A nice addition for the top team in the Big Ten.

Illinois moves up to No. 17 in AP poll

The Illini’s perfect week was noticed by the voters.

PODCAST: Oskee Talk Episode 205 - Big Game for the Big Men

Previewing Illinois’ matchup with the Purdue.

Alabama LB Sanders transferring to Arkansas

Drew Sanders, who was ESPN's No. 36 overall player in the 2020 recruiting class but has played mostly special teams for Alabama, is transferring to Arkansas.