Wisch: It Should Be 'Bowl Or Bust' For Beckman In 2014No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-'79.
Wisch: It's Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, HalasIt's time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Wisch: 5 Thoughts On The Illini Basketball ScheduleIllinois' Big Ten slate starts tough, but there's opportunity for a strong finish.
Wisch: By Not Yet Naming QB, Beckman Making A Smart CallWes Lunt will emerge as Illinois' starting quarterback, but Tim Beckman is being patient.
Former Illinois O-Lineman Afryl Passes AwayShawn Afryl, 22, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing.
Wisch: A Proposal For The 'Barnstorming Illini' In 2015Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that's not such a bad thing.
Wisch: I'm Now A Rashad McCants FanFormer North Carolina star McCants says he took fake classes to stay eligible in college.
Illinois Will Play Villanova in Jimmy V ClassicThe game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.
Wisch: Groce's Leadership A Bright Spot in Dark Illini SagaJohn Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.
Wisch: Taking A Quick Run Through Big Ten FootballWisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.
Wisch: Past QBs Show Lunt Could Be An Illini SaviorHow many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.
Wisch: Illini Fall, But Groce's Arrow Is Still Pointing Up Illinois has a lot to prove next year after a strong finish to this season.
Wisch: With Win, The Bubble Now Beckons For Illini A new-look starting five has paid dividends for Illinois, which is in dire need of at least one more win.
Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?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).
Who Do You Love - Week 1 Results The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s Showpot had a tough go over the weekend.