May 4 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:30pm

What are John Groce's Illini up to this month? What can they do in terms of workouts and practices? What's the latest on the status of Jaylon Tate, Kendrick Nunn and Leron Black? When will the schedule come out? How is recruiting going? Anything is fair game as beat writer Scott Richey dishes on the latest at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. As always, feel free to submit questions ahead of time.


May 2 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:00am

What is next for Illinos football? Will Lovie Smith add a block of recruits in the coming months? Is Camp Rantoul gone forever? For the answer to these questions or anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

April 28 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 2:00pm

Spring football has wrapped up, but recruiting will heat up for Lovie Smith. What are the Illini's biggest needs in the Class of 2017? Any updates on Leron Black, Jaylon Tate or Kendrick Nunn's status with the Illini? Did Cody Sedlock throw too many pitches last Friday night against Ohio State? Any question is fair game in sports editor Matt Daniels' weekly chat, which tips off at 2 p.m.

April 28 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:30pm

The postseason is drawing closer for area high school spring sports teams. Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis has insight on all the area sports, so pepper him with questions in his weekly chat. Feel free to submit questions ahead of his 12:30 p.m. give-and-take on Thursday.

April 27 Illinois basketball, baseball and volleyball chat

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:30pm

The Illinois coaching staff was out in force over the weekend, catching plenty of their 2017 recruiting targets in the second sesion of the Nike EYBL in Indianapolis.

Apil 25 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 11:00am

Is Lovie Smith's team ready for the season? How much will Hardy Nickerson add to the Illinois defense? Will Illinois end its NFL draft drought? For the answer to these questions and anything else on your mind, check in with our veteran colege football writer, who is in his 28th year covering the Illini.

April 21 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

How is spring ball going for Lovie Smith? What are John Groce and his Illini up to? How is new athletic director Josh Whitman adjusting to working for his alma mater? Will Matt Bollant have any players next season? Sports editor Matt Daniels can handle any of those topics, or whatever else is on your mind, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, but feel free to pepper him with questions well in advance.

April 21 prep sports chat

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 12:30pm

The spring high school sports are in full bloom. What baseball, softball, girls' soccer and track and field teams are standing out? Any potential future Division I recruits on the area scene right now? Will any spring sports team have a chance to bring home a state title? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is chatting at 12:30 p.m.

April 20 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 12:30pm

Recruiting season is in full swing. How are some Illini targets faring on the AAU circuit? What's the latest on the situations involving Leron Black, Jaylon Tate and Kendrick Nunn? Will John Groce pursue a fifth-year transfer? All questions are fair game in beat writer Scott Richey's weekly chat, which gets going at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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