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Former Illini signee Tilmon arrested

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri police say freshman basketball player Jeremiah Tilmon was arrested for possession of alcohol by a minor and released after being given a summons.

June 22 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

Now that Lovie Smith's 2018 recruiting class is now up to five commits, including his first from outside Illinois, what's next for the Illini football staff? What should be priority No. 1 the rest of the summer before training camp? What types of coverage would you like to see in the News-Gazette? Anything is fair game as sports editor Matt Daniels tackles your questions in his 2 p.m.

June 21 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm

Illinois not only added a pair of 2017 big men in Greg Eboigbodin and Matic Vesel but also got started with their summer workouts with beat writer Scott Richey on vacation. WIth the next phase of the offseason underway, what questions do you have for Richey as he returns to C-U and jumps back in to all things Illini hoops? Is there another player to be added for 2017-18? Should there be?

The MJs: June 19, 2017

LIKE MIKE AWARD: LeBron James

After his team lost the NBA Finals in five games, the Cavaliers star took to Instagram to show off his new bald head while working out. LeBron is really taking all these debates about himself and Michael Jordan pretty seriously. Hopefully a pro baseball career isn't in the works, too.

RARE AWARD: Penguins fans

Battle: 'If they're playing, we win the national championship'

Michael Kiser and Loren Tate kept the airwaves humming with “Saturday SportsTalk” on WDWS 1400-AM. A sample of what was said during the two-hour program:

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PODCAST: Saturday SportsTalk 06-17-17

PODCAST: Saturday SportsTalk 06-17-17: Play now!

Michael Kiser and Loren Tate host the Saturday edition of Sports Talk. They talk with Kenny Battle, David Woods, and Jeff Greer.

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PODCAST: SportsTalk 6-16-17

PODCAST: SportsTalk 6-16-17: Play now!

Scott Beatty and Matt Daniels talk with Illini softballer and Dike Eddelman Award winner Nicole Evans.

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#TheMJs, June 16, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

'Guys love to play for him'

As the first week of summer workouts comes to an end, college basketball beat writer Scott Richey reached out to former Illinois guard turned Fighting Illini Sports Network radio analyst Doug Altenberger for his take on new coach Brad Underwood and the Illini:

What's been your impression of Brad Underwood?

PODCAST: SportsTalk 06-13-17

PODCAST: SportsTalk 06-13-17: Play now!

Scott Beatty and Loren Tate host the Tuesday edition of Sports Talk. They talk with Tom Ackerman.

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