Matt Daniels: Three questions with Tom Dienhart

Three questions with: Tom Dienhart, a senior writer with

What does Illinois need to improve upon in 2014 for Tim Beckman to feel safe about his job status?

Saturday Sports Talk 4-19-14

Saturday Sports Talk 4-19-14: Play now!

Steve Kelly and Loren Tate are in the studio talking all things sports. Guests include Mark Tupper on Illini rebranding, Mike Kelly of KMOX, Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas, Illinois Marathon Co-Director Mike Lindemann, and Illini Tennis Coach Brad Dancer.


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Finke, all-stars to hoop Saturday

The teams have been finalized for Saturday’s third Parkland College/News-Gazette all-star basketball game at Parkland. The girls’ will tip off at 6:30 p.m. The boys’ game will start at approximately 8 p.m. At halftime of each game, competing players will participate in a three-point shooting contest.

Tate: Color me a fan of new uniforms

If Fighting Illini performance is as snappy as their flashy new uniforms, happy days are on the orange and blue horizon.

What do you think of the new look? Let our columnist know here

LIVE Nike show at Krannert

It's 9:10, and that's a wrap on our live updates.  Thanks for reading.


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Morris star commits to Illini


Kaylin Korte, a sophomore outside hitter from Morris High School, has verbally committed to the Illinois volleyball team.

Updated: Nike rebranding

Illinois has undergone an 18-month project with Nike to come up with new uniforms and a new brand (7 p.m. Wednesday at Krannert). This is the first opportunity for the public to see the changes that several Illinois sports teams will wear next school year.

Illinois, Ohio State in primetime

Illinois will play under the lights at least one time during the 2014 football season.

And do so in the most impressive Big Ten venue.

The Illini will play Ohio State at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.

The game will be televised either on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

First look at Groce's 2014-15 Illini

First look

A look at the 2014-15 Illinois men’s basketball team as it stands right now:

Tracy Abrams  l  6-2, Senior

What he was: The starting point guard who showed flashes of the high-caliber player he can be (Missouri, Indiana), but also displayed inconsistencies that drove fans mad at times (Clemson).

MJ: Best, worst of Illini's season

Temperature check

A look back at the highs and lows of Illinois’ 2013-14 season.

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