News-Gazette Videos

News-Gazette Videos

MJ's Minute, Sept. 1, 2015: Who's starting?

A month out from the start of practice, beat writer Marcus Jackson tells us who’s going to start on Opening Night for the Illini. Questions? Submit them here<

Black Dog Update September 2015

An update on the downtown Champaign location of the Black Dog Smoke & Ale House.

Truck strikes building in Champaign

Champaign firefighters and police, along with JSM workers and Reynolds Towing Service, Inc., respond to 301 S. Water St. where a pick-up truck struck the side of a JSM-owned building in Champaign on Monday, August 31, 2015. One person was transported from the scene with unknown conditions. The building was evacuated with residents expected to return later today.

Video: Where Am I? Aug. 31, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.

Getting Personal: Matt Duco

Matt Duco is an attorney with Spiros Law in Champaign. He actively volunteers for St. Baldrick's, an organization that raises money for pediatric cancer research. 

Prep Football Helmet Stickers: Week 1

This year's helmet is no longer empty. Check out this video to see a rundown top prep football performances of the week.

Video: Tim Beckman press conference and reactions

Illinois offensive coordinator Bill Cubit expected a normal Friday a week before the season kicks off. Instead, he was greeted with news that he'll be the interim coach after coach Tim Beckman was fired. 

Illini react to firing of Tim Beckman, hiring of Bill Cubit

Illinois football players react following the press conference announcing Bill Cubit as the interim head coach of the Illinois football team. At Memorial Stadium on UI campus in Champaign on Friday, August 28, 2015.

Video: Brandon Wildman Preseason Player of the Year Interview

Monticello quarterback Brandon WIldman led the area in passing yardage by about half-a-mile last year. This year, the goal for Wildman and the Sages in consistency.

Behind the scenes of our prep football cover shoot

Thirty-two of the area's top football players gathered at Memorial Stadium to pose for our prep football special section cover photo. Take home a copy of the section today.