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Preseason Top 25: No. 16 Minnesota riding experience in hopes of taking the next step in Big Ten West

The Golden Gophers missed out on the Big Ten West title in the final week of the 2019 regular season

Illinois Football: DT Zion Rucker receives Illini offer

The Illinois football team has been busy offering scholarships to players who could help them in the near future. Lovie Smith lost a lot of depth on the interior defensive line after the 2019 campaign. It is hard to replace players like Jamal Milan and Tymir Oliver. But snagging some talented big defensive tackles will [] Illinois Football: DT Zion Rucker receives Illini offer - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Americans in Bundesliga: Gio Reyna and Weston McKennie highlight the five USMNT players to watch in Germany

Let's take a look at the top Americans players abroad in Germany as Bundesliga sets to kick into high gear

Fantasy Football Yesterday: The 12 biggest one-year wonders, featuring Peyton Hillis, Steve Slaton

Some good things are just not meant to last, and for these players the high times lasted one season.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

While classes will only be online this summer, #Illini basketball is making plans to still host players for on-campus workouts next month -- if they are able to do so.They're trying to get the basketball and football teams on...

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

While classes will only be online this summer, #Illini basketball is making plans to still host players for on-campus workouts next month -- if they are able to do so.They're trying to get the basketball and football teams on...

House of ‘Paign

Everything you need to know about the Illini’s first TBT team.

House of ‘Paign

Everything you need to know about the Illini’s first TBT team.

NFL 2020 odds: Las Vegas bookmaker talks latest line moves, what to know about betting if there are no fans

William Hill Sports Book's Nick Bogdanovich dives into what's happening with NFL bets

Illini Basketball: Illinois TBT

Roster Announcement #5️⃣We're beyond excited to add Andres Feliz (@verdadero_andre ) to the team. Such an integral part of @IlliniMBB 's tremendous 19-20 season. His all-around game, grittiness, and team-first mentality takes this team up another notch.

Illinois Basketball: Good, bad and ugly scenarios for the Illini offseason

The Illinois basketball season ended in the weirdest way you could possibly end a hopeful season. Just a year prior, no one could have predicted the Illini would make a run, snag a top-four seed in the Big Ten Tournament, be a solid NCAA tournament bid and then everything gets canceled by a pandemic. This [] Illinois Basketball: Good, bad and ugly scenarios for the Illini offseason - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois Basketball: Good, bad and ugly scenarios for the Illini offseason

The Illinois basketball season ended in the weirdest way you could possibly end a hopeful season. Just a year prior, no one could have predicted the Illini would make a run, snag a top-four seed in the Big Ten Tournament, be a solid NCAA tournament bid and then everything gets canceled by a pandemic. This [] Illinois Basketball: Good, bad and ugly scenarios for the Illini offseason - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Sean Payton has 'a ton of confidence' in Taysom Hill, is 'excited about' competition with Jameis Winston

The Saints head coach said there was a big reason why the Saints paid Hill

Illini Word of the Week — Sobriquet

You may know your favorite Illini athletes by another name.

Illini Word of the Week — Sobriquet

You may know your favorite Illini athletes by another name.

Illinois Football: Illini making Keith Cooper Jr. a high priority

There are a ton of talented players still left for the Illinois football team to bring into the mix for the class of 2021. The Illini coaching staff has built relationships with various players across the country. They are targeting versatile players who have played multiple roles on their high school team. One of the [] Illinois Football: Illini making Keith Cooper Jr. a high priority - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Top 15 players in NBA history: CBS Sports ranks the greatest of all time, from West and Steph to LeBron and MJ

LeBron James and Stephen Curry are the only two active NBA players crack our list

Top 15 players in NBA history: CBS Sports ranks the greatest of all time, from West and Steph to LeBron and MJ

LeBron James and Stephen Curry are the only two active NBA players crack our list

'The Last Dance': How Michael Jordan, Dream Team spurned Reebok at gold medal stand in 1992 Olympics

Even after reaching the Olympic mountaintop, Jordan had his Nike brand in mind

College football's best 'one-hit wonders': Kenny Trill, Trevor Knight beats Saban and more

Remember when Texas A&M's Kenny Hill looked like the next Johnny Football? Or when Trevor Knight dominated Alabama's defense? Here are some of our favorite out-of-nowhere performances.

Kameno Bell, a former Illinois running back, is on the frontlines of New Jersey’s fight against the coronavirus. ‘It kind of wakes you up,’ the ER physician says

One of the most exhausting parts of Kameno Bell’s work days was constantly replacing his gear as he and other physicians checked in on coronavirus patients.

Illinois Football: 3 reasons to not worry about the Illini class of 2021

There are some Illinois football fans who are worrying about the class of 2021, but is it the right time to start worrying? That is a question I have asked myself a few times. I have come to the conclusion that it isnt the right time to start worrying. Listen, I realize we lost out [] Illinois Football: 3 reasons to not worry about the Illini class of 2021 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

NFL 2020 schedule: Ranking the top five quarterback matchups, including Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees

There are going to be plenty of big-time QB duels in 2020; here are five you won't want to miss