1:12 PM EDT, Sat July 26, 2014
Illinois Fighting Illini Rumors & News
Chicago Tribune Jul 24, 2014
Illinois has approved a one-year contract extension for basketball coach John Groce.
After overseeing a massive renovation to the football stadium, Warren Hood is now being tasked at Illinois with coordinating the basketball arena upgrade.
Chicago Tribune Jul 22, 2014
Huskies enter preseason practice undecided on Lynch's successorRod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month.
Belleville News Democrat Jul 22, 2014
Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates.
Illinois coach Tim Beckman and players mourned on social media the death of former player Shawn Afryl.
Chicago Tribune Jul 21, 2014
Saint Xavier's Brad Karp, who finished his collegiate career last spring as the fourth highest scorer in Illinois basketball history, has signed a contract with the Cheshire Phoenix of the British Basketball League.
Chicago Tribune Jul 21, 2014
Illinois State has signed a new agreement with Comcast SportsNet Chicago for four ISU football games to be televised live on the network this season.
Belleville News Democrat Jul 17, 2014
Illinois has hired former Maryland offensive line coach Tom Brattan to fill the same role for the Illini.
Illinois gets an early start to its football season.
Belleville News Democrat Jul 15, 2014
A Champaign County judge has rejected a former University of Illinois football staff member's claim that an anti-weapons law is unconstitutional.
Eastern Illnois hired Tom Michael as its new athletic director after 18 years as an administrator at Illinois.
Chicago Colleges Blog | ESPN Chicago Jul 14, 2014
The SEC has to be first with everything and kicked off its media days extravaganza earlier Monday in Alabama. Never mind that the season doesn't start until late August. Big Ten media days are still two weeks away in Chicago, but we're here to get you ready. This series lists three of the pressing questions that each league squad will face at media days, and the possible answers. Illinois is first up in the proverbial hot seat. In addition to coach Tim Beckman, the Illini are bringing offensive tackle Simon Cvijanovic, tight end Jon Davis and defensive tackle Austin Teitsma.
Chicago Tribune Jul 10, 2014
Shot putter has exploded onto national stage with next stop at Saturday's Chicagoland Throwers Meet at BenedictineSince she won the South Carolina state title in the shot put as a high school sophomore, Raven Saunders had thought of Southern Illinois as her dream school.
Belleville News Democrat Jul 9, 2014
One of the places Illinois appears to be considering when its men's basketball team won't have a home court to play on late next year is Peoria's Carver Arena.
Fighting Illini Player News
Johnson, Roberts out for season with injuries; Goines ready for camp