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Illini Football: Big Ten Football to Kickoff Season October 23-24

Big Ten will start Friday Oct. 23, playing 8 games in 8 weeks, culminating w/Dec. 19 title game, sources told @Stadium. Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 16, 2020 WE'RE BACK

Illini Football: Big Ten Football

Sources: The Big Ten is coming back and will begin the weekend of Oct. 24. It'll include daily, rapid testing as a fixture of the plan. A statement from the league is imminent. Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 16, 2020...

Illinois Football: Big Ten votes to play ball, Illini are back

The sun is rising on the Illinois football program as news just broke that the Big Ten is set to play again. Rumors have been swirling about the Big Ten st...

It sure seems like the Clippers are cursed

Welp, so much for the Battle of Los Angeles in the Western Conference Final

Illinois Basketball: Illini near top of Big-Ten preseason rankings

The Illinois basketball team received two different rankings by college basketball analysts this week. College basketball analysts Jon Rothstein of CBS Spo...

MLB Buy or Sell: Mets' Michael Conforto breaking out; Padres pushing Dodgers in NL West

Is Conforto's 2020 the real deal? Can the Padres actually dethrone the Dodgers?

Illini Football: Big Ten Football

Heard on hot mic, University of Nebraska president says #bigtenfootball announcement comes tonighthttps://t.co/EXd3fuHJ5i KETV NewsWatch 7 (@KETV) September 15, 2020...

NBA playoffs: Betting odds, picks, schedule as Clippers survive Nuggets, Celtics win Game 1 vs. Heat

We're in for a historic upset if the Nuggets manage to reach the Western finals after being down 3-1 to the Clippers

Padres continue to chip away at Dodgers' NL West lead; Trent Grisham's homer celebration irks L.A.

The Padres won the series opener against the rival Dodgers on Monday night in San Diego

Illinois Basketball: Projected lineup if Jordan Nesbitt picks Illini

The Illinois basketball team is on the cusp of finding out if they are still in the running for one of their big-time targets for the class of 2021. Illino...

Lions' Justin Coleman to be placed on injured reserve as Detroit deals with aching secondary

Lions' Justin Coleman to be place on injured reserve with injury suffered in Week 1 loss to Bears

Surging Padres continue to chip away at Dodgers' lead in NL West

The Padres won the series opener against the rival Dodgers on Monday night in San Diego

Illini in the NFL: Week 1 Recap

Solid start for the Illini in the NFL, including one monster hit on special teams.

Illinois Basketball: Illini showing interest in 2022’s Will Lovings-Watts

The Illinois basketball program continues to build for the future, as they have taken priority interest in three-star shooting guard, Will Lovings-Watts. L...

Illinois Basketball: What to expect from Jacob Grandison in year one

The Illinois basketball program landed a top 20 class for 2020, but it is two transfer wings who are raring to go after a redshirt season. After two years...

Illinois Basketball: 3 reasons the Illini need Jordan Nesbitt

It was a very informative weekend if you are a fan of the Illinois basketball team. The Illini class of 2021 started strong with Luke Goode but has cooled ...

Illini Football: Big Ten Football

Was told earlier this week that any thought that Illinois would opt out was not close to right. https://t.co/6yU7s5geh8 Jeremy Werner (@JWerner247) September 14, 2020...

Illini Football: Big Ten Football

Updated news story from @CFBHeather and me heading into this afternoon's #B1G presidents meeting. Presidents will hear from the medical subcommittee of return to competition task force, but also from subcommittees on scheduling and TV. Vote could follow.https://t.co/xUN7Ea0o4r Adam...

Illinois Basketball: Noah Best receives offer from the Illini

The future of Illinois basketball looks to take shape as the Illini recently extended an offer to class of 2022 guard, Noah Best. Illinois basketball is lo...

NBA playoffs: Betting odds, picks, schedule as Clippers squeak into Western Conference finals vs. Lakers

The Clippers will reach the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history

Lakers oust Rockets: James Harden has flaws, but trading for Russell Westbrook is what closed Houston's window

The Rockets rebuilt their lineup around what Westbrook can do, but in the end, they still fell victim to what he can't