Wisch: Illini Sorry On The Field, But Smart With SchedulingRight now, Illinois football isn’t going anywhere. But in the future? Well, it could be.
Wisch: Calling For An Illini Football Encore In ChicagoIf Illinois wants more fans to end up making the 140-mile trip down to Champaign, they likely have to bring the product up to them first.
Wisch: Behold Illinois Football - Where Even Wins Don’t Feel GoodBehold, Illinois football: Where even wins don’t feel like them.
Wisch: 5 Thoughts About The Illini's Basketball ScheduleHey, anything to keep my mind off Illinois football, ya know?
Wisch: Coaching, Not Admission Standards, Is Illini’s Primary ProblemStanford does it. So does Michigan. Notre Dame, Wisconsin and Vanderbilt do it, too.
Wisch: Illini AD Shouldn’t Be Investing Time In Debating ZookThings Illini Nation learned this past week: 1) Ron Zook now works for a bank, and 2) Mike Thomas is willing to invest time in rebutting him.
Wisch: Does Lunt Make Beckman’s Job Status More Secure?With Lunt now officially an Illini, however, Beckman has in his program a quarterback who’s probably Illinois’ best – on paper, at least – since former pro Kurt Kittner. But the looming question hanging above Lunt’s transfer is will Beckman ever get a chance to actually coach the QB in a real game?
Wisch: A New Illinois-Mizzou Football Series Shouldn't Be Arch MadnessIn the entire country, there is no nonconference college basketball rivalry better than Illinois-Missouri. But in all of America, there was no nonconference college football rivalry worse than Illinois-Missouri.
Illini Roundtable On Boers & Bernstein Now that 670 The Score will be the new home for University of Illinois basketball and football, The Boers and Bernstein Show hosted an Illini roundtable in studio on Wednesday afternoon.
Illinois Unveils Plan To Renovate 'Every Inch' Of Assembly HallA long-discussed plan to renovate 50-year-old Assembly Hall at the University of Illinois should start next year and, while cutting seating capacity, include adding air conditioning and suites, Athletic Director Mike Thomas said Thursday.
Wisch: Illinois Needs A New Border War RivalCome this evening in front of a rabid crowd in St. Louis, Illinois will defend its border against Missouri during the two schools’ annual Braggin’ Rights game.
Illini AD Thomas: 'We've Got To Do Better' In ChicagoThere has long been an apparent gap between Chicago sports fans and the University of Illinois' athletic programs and Illini Athletic Director Mike Thomas is determined to fix it.
Wisch: Illinois Football Has Problems Bigger Than BeckmanWhen the Chicago Cubs, coming off their 104th year of championship futility topped by 101-loss cherry, probably inspire more hope and interest than your football program does, you know you have a problem.
Beckman To Return As Illini Football Coach Next YearIllinois athletic director Mike Thomas said football coach Tim Beckman will return to coach the Fighting Illini next year, despite managing only two wins this year – none of them against Big Ten rivals.
Texans Top Lions 34-31 In OT After Coach's MistakeJim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn't need to and the Houston Texans made him regret it.