Game Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini @ No. 3 Michigan Wolverines

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI (2-4, 1-2 Big Ten) @ (3) MICHIGAN WOLVERINES (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) WHERE: Michigan Stadium – Ann Arbor, Michigan KICKOFF: Saturday, October 22 @ 3:30 p.m. ET TV/RADIO: BTN/BTN2; Michigan IMG Sports Network (Check local listings) GAMETIME FORECAST: Sunny and 50 degrees at kickoff w/ winds at 17 mph BETTING LINE: U of M -38.5 … Read more

Big Ten Football: 2016 Head Coach Rankings

Is the Big Ten the best conference in college football? Probably not, but there is no question about it that it is top-heavy with some of the most outstanding head coaches in the Nation. But which coach is the best in the Big Ten? Is it Mark Dantonio who has built Michigan State into one of the … Read more

NFL 1st Round Mock Draft: Post Titans-Rams trade

  [tps_header] On Thursday, a blockbuster trade went down in the NFL as the Los Angeles Rams gave up an arm and a leg in order to acquire the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft from the Tennessee Titans. Because of the trade, mock drafts everywhere were thrown for a loop, including … Read more

Lovie Smith is a game-changing hire for Illinois and the Big Ten

The University of Illinois hasn’t had a good go of things in football for awhile now. After the fiasco with former head coach Tim Beckman, Illinois hired in former interim HC Bill Cubit to a two-year extension. It, unfortunately, seemed like the days of the 2007 Rose Bowl team were long past for folks in Champaign. … Read more

Illinois to hire former Bears, Bucs head coach Lovie Smith

According to a report from Chicago sportscaster Ryan Baker the Illinois Fighting Illini are set to hire former Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith to the same position. Some credible sources are telling me Lovie Smith will be the next #Illini head football coach. @cbschicago — Ryan Baker (@RyanBakerMedia) March 5, … Read more

Firings in Cleveland and Tampa Bay make Caldwell’s return more essential

If there is one clear message throughout pro sports it is this; you better get winning or you better get packing. This message couldn’t be more clear than on “Black Monday” and the subsequent week after in the NFL; a period where NFL teams purge both their coaching staffs and their front offices of individuals … Read more