Roger Ebert Now Taking Shots At Mariotti. Dave Barry and the Writer of "Love Is..." Fighting To Be Next.

8/28/08 in Media   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

It appears that Jay Mariotti's bogus reasoning for his departure, that newspapers are going the way of the Dodo Bird, hasn't set well with Roger&nb...

FanIQ College Football Top 25: #15 Illinois Fighting Illini Preview & Predictions

8/14/08 in NCAAF   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Suggested Team Slogan: Keepin' football relevant in Illinois! What We Learned In 2007: Illinois fans learned, or remembered, how much fun...

Illini's Jamar Smith Dismissed From Basketball Team

8/1/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Jamar Smith, formerly of the Illinois Fighting Illini, was dismissed from the program for what Illini coach Bruce Weber called violating a personal...

Bruce Weber Won't Be Betting on the Hoosiers This Season

6/20/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

With the dog days of summer upon us, the primary Fighting Illini head coaches concluded their P.R. tour of Illinois last night in the Peo...

White Sox's Cabrera Calls Official Scorer To Reverse Charged Errors. Hey, OC, At Least Wait Until the Game's Over!

5/28/08 in MLB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Well, it has come to light that Orlando Cabrera has called up to the press box during games to plead his case that two errors charged to ...

Ricky Williams Comments On Cedric Benson Incident. NFL Orders Immediate Drug Test.

5/16/08 in NFL   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

It seems like everyone and their mother is piling on Cedric Benson these days, saying that even if he were doing nothing wrong, it is his fault any...

Hoosier Players Tossed Off Team Set Conditions For Their Return. Wait...What?

4/3/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Earlier this week, Indiana Hoosier basketball players Jamarcus Ellis and Armon Bassett were kicked out of the program by interim coach Dan Dakich f...

Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg Bashes Big Ten In Quest to Make NCAA's. Uhhh...Seth?

3/17/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Seth Greenberg and the Virginia Tech Hokies are one of the media darlings in this year's installment of Who Got the Shaft From the Selection Commit...

Identical QBs: One A Joke, One A Hero

2/1/08 in NFL   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

With Super Bowl XLII a mere two days away, I am left amazed at the similarities and shocked by the differences between this season's Super Bowl dar...

Weber Lands Another '09 Recruit

1/31/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

It has been reported that St. Louis area junior Tyler_Griffey has committed to play basketball for Bruce Weber and the Fighting Illini. H...

State of the Illini

1/21/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Well, we are fast approaching the midway point of the Big Ten schedule and I thought I would make myself depressed by summarizing the 2007-08 Illin...

Differing Views On Savard and Byfuglien

1/17/08 in NHL   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

I really enjoy reading Tim Sassone and Barry Rozner in The Daily Herald. They are the best two writers who will discuss the Blackhawks. Rozner had ...

St. Louis Football Team Scores 20 Points In Lo... Wait...That Was Basketball???

1/10/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Holy Mother of All Things Holy! The St. Louis Billikins set a new record for futility by scoring 20 points tonight in a loss to George Washington. ...

Alex Legion Now Calling the Shots

1/9/08 in NCAABB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

John Supinie had a good piece today on new Illini transfer Alex Legion and his decision to join Bruce Weber's program. Legion joined the Illini aft...

MLB Fan Previews - Chicago White Sox

3/8/07 in MLB   |   IlliniBob72   |   83 respect

Welcome to our MLB Fan Previews. Peter Gammons can give you all the inside info, John Kruk can remind you not to eat that extra donut and Steve P...