April 20 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 11:00am

What did our longtime college football writer think about the Illinois performance in the spring game? Who made a move up the depth chart and which position needs the most work? How did the Big Ten coaches come across in their spring football press conference? Any and all topics are in play.


April 17 Illinois football chat

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 2:00pm

Tim Beckman's team gets its final workout of the spring on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium. What players are on the Orange team? How about the White team? What former players are planning to come back to Champaign? How has Wes Lunt looked? What about Chayce Crouch? Why are so many injuries happening this spring?

April 16 high school sports chat

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:30pm

How are the spring sports faring? What were The News-Gazette/Parkland College All-Star basketball games like last Sunday? When is The N-G track and field honor roll meet? What baseball, softball or girls' soccer teams might find their way to the state tournament? How do we select our area athletes of the week?

April 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 12:30pm

What's the latest on the recruiting front? Do the Illini have a chance of landing Mike Thorne Jr.? If John Groce does, what does that mean for next season? Who were the big award-winners on Monday night at the team's annual banquet? Anything that's on your mind concerning Illinois hoops, beat writer Marcus Jackson has the topic covered.

April 14 UI baseball, recruiting and volleyball chat

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Illinois baseball team continues to win and continues to vault up the national polls. The AAU spring season is well underway with Illini recruiting targets shining. And the Illinois volleyball team is halfway through its spring schedule of matches. There should be plenty to chat about this week.

April 13 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:00am

Ask our longtime college football writer about what he saw from the Illini in Springfield? Who will compete with Ohio State for the natonal title? What does he think of school hiring Ryan Cubit? And ss Jordan Spieth the next Tiger Woods? All questions are fair game.

April 10 Illinois football chat

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 2:00pm

Illinois football is heading out of Champaign this Friday for the second straight week, taking the show to Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin High School for the second straight year. What will go on Friday night at SHG? How is SHG alum Malik Turner producing this spring after an up-and-down freshman season with the Illini? What about Wes Lunt?

April 9 high school sports chat

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:30pm

Prep sports guru Fred Kroner is hitting the area scene, getting to know the latest happenings on the spring sports calendar. What track and field standouts might bring home a state title in late May? How is the search for a boys' basketball coach at Champaign Central going? How's the area baseball and softball scene? When's the fourth annual News-Gazette/Parkland all-star basketball games?

April 8 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:30pm

Illinois basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson is back to answer any and all inquiries about the Illini. What's the latest with John Groce's program? How did meetings with individual players go last week? When will Marcus LoVett decide on a school? What did MJ think of the NCAA title game? Why hasn't the Big Ten won a national championship since 2000?

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