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Aug, 21 Bob Asmussen chat

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 2:00pm

Is A.J. Bush locked in as the starting quarterback? Who will be his backup? What other positions at Illinois are up for grabs?

For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.

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University of Illinois hockey hype chat

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:00pm

Could the University of Illinois soon have a Division I hockey program? Momentum has continued to grow toward that possibility throughout 2018. With that in mind, Chicago Blackhawks blogger/resident News-Gazette hockey expert Coin Likas is here to answer your questions about the sport and what it's possible inclusion in Champaign-Urbana could mean.

Aug. 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:30pm

Illinois has missed out on Kahlil Whitney and Terrence Shannon Jr., but E.J. Liddell, Drew Timme and Kofi Cockburn are still in play. What will ultimately become of the Illini's 2019 recruiting class? Which prospects are the realistic targets? When do recruiting misses start to become worrisome?

Aug, 13 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 2:00pm

Who will be the Illinois starting quarterback against Kent State? What other position are up for grabs? Who has been the surprise player in training camp?

For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.

Aug. 8 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:30pm

Scott Richey is in the thick of Illinois football training camp, but he's always open to basketball questions. Will Kahlil Whitney pick the Illini? Which other 2019 prospects might keep Brad Underwood's program in the mix as their lists are cut?

Aug, 6 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

How have the Illini looked in the first few days of practice? Who is going to be the starting quarterback? What are other position battles to watch?

For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.

Aug. 1 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:30pm

The July evaluation periods are complete, marking an end to one stage of the recruiting process. Now, lists will be cut and official visits scheduled. Which prospects will have Illinois as a finalist? Who might visit C-U? But let's not forget there's an actually basketball season to be played before any perspective 2019 additions. What's Brad Underwood's second Illini team going to look like?

July 30 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:00am

What was the hot topic for the Illinois football team during the Big Ten kickoff? When will Rod Smith pick a starting quarterback? Who will be the next player to commit to Lovie Smith's team?

For the answers to these questions, or anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.

July 25 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 12:30pm

Scott Richey will be back in Champaign after two days in Chicago for Big Ten media days in time for his weekly chat. While the start of his week was football heavy, our beat writer kept up on all things basketball, too. Be sure to bombard him with your questions like ... What does he think about Illinois' chances in Maui?

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