University of Illinois
Buckle up, Illini fans. And, well, Bucky up, too. Because, remember, this isn’t going to be a smooth ride.
For the first time this season, Illinois (13-2, 2-0) has cracked the AP’s Top 25.
Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).
With the news on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Bill Cubit will be back with the team next season, Illini fans should be thrilled. That’s a win.
If there was one bright spot for the 2013 Illinois football team, it was the offense under the direction of offensive coordinator Bill Cubit.
Atronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. Mike Hopkins has been preparing for as many as three spacewalks to repair a broken cooling line on the station.
Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
Derrick Rose’s knees are about as stable as your turkey’s. Jay Cutler’s lower extremities aren’t a whole lot sturdier. With one combined Big Ten victory, the Illinois and Northwestern football teams have no leg to stand on this weekend. And both the Cubs and the White Sox?
On the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Illinois has a nearly two-decade tradition of retaining coaches at least one season too long.
When it comes to weekends, Illini Nation’s was about on par with Bernie’s.
Why don’t more people talk about what we should do regarding Native American heritage?
Adding insult to injury, Chicago Curie’s Cliff Alexander poured salt in the wounds of Illini Nation.
Illini Nation will collectively hold its breath until 3 p.m. today, when Young center Jahlil Okafor and Curie power forward Cliff Alexander make their collegiate decisions.
Even if the recruiting sky does fall in today, it’s hardly the end of the world for the Illinois program.
The Chem Annex building at the University of Illinois was evacuated on Tuesday following a chemical spill.
The only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.
It’s not just a new season for the Fighting Illini basketball team.
Illinois head basketball coach John Groce is certainly making waves in the recruiting process.
Stephen Bardo has new book out on the ’89 Illini and former teammate Ken Norman says certain parts of the book are 100 percent untrue.