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Illini Fire Ron Zook; Athletic Director Mike Thomas Addresses Media

Illini Fire Ron Zook; Athletic Director Mike Thomas Addresses Media
You look at the pic above and think “what does a celebration from the Illinois Fighting Illini  college basketball team have to do with this?” The long overdue firing of the school’s college football coach Ron Zook. Well, it’s much easier to find pics of “Illini celebration” in hoops. (which says something about why the... Read more »

Which Coordinator Replaces Ron Zook at Illinois? Petrino or Koenning?

Which Coordinator Replaces Ron Zook at Illinois? Petrino or Koenning?
In 2009, a very underachieving Illini football team finished 3-9. Picked as high as third by some Big Ten and college football pundits, the horrible record was nothing short of a catastrophe for the resume of Ron Zook and the Illinois program. Or so I thought. Logic dictated then Illinois Athletic Director Ron Guenther can... Read more »

Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!

Methods for Increasing Your Sports Blog's Search Rank, and Traffic!
In order to be the best you have to first learn from the best. Especially today, as the media landscape changes at light speed. This past week I had a chance to attend a business conference where I got to learn from the very best. Boston Celtics Interactive Media Director Peter Stringer made the statement... Read more »
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10 Suggestions for Replacing Anna Kournikova on "The Biggest Loser"

10 Suggestions for Replacing Anna Kournikova on "The Biggest Loser"
She was polarizing from the beginning. Her initial episode drew mixed reviews to say the least. As you no doubt heard yesterday, Anna Kournikova is one-and-done as the lead trainer on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” The former mediocre tennis player who made it big because of her undeniable sexiness wasn’t considered the greatest trainer ever;... Read more »

Aaron Rodgers ' New GF: Comes Complete with Tramp Stamp, Stripper Name

Green Bay Packers QB and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers supposedly has a new girlfriend in his life. Big h/t to sports media website Terez Owens.com for their beach bikini pictures of Aaron Rodgers with his new beau Destiny Newton. How’s that for a stripper/porn star name. And she shares another trait with many of... Read more »

Illini Introduce 2011 Football Recruiting Class

University of Illinois head coach Ron Zook announced Wednesday the signing of 27 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to play football for the Fighting Illini in 2011. The class is made up of 15 skill players, 11 linemen and a punter. Twelve of the 27 players rank in their state’s Top 30, including five... Read more »
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Has Aaron Rodgers Replaced Erin Andrews with Jessica Szohr?

So much for the afterglow of the rumored Aaron Rodgers-Erin Andrews affair. EA may have tweeted “Go Pack Go” yesterday when the Green Bay Packers clinched a playoff berth, but it was for reasons other than here possible being involved with the team’s QB. Actress Jessica Szohr, famous for her role on “Gossip Girl”  is... Read more »

Erin Andrews Q&A Creates Funniest LSU Press Conference Ever

So what happens when you mix in Erin Andrews, the Mad Hatter of LSU Les Miles, and an 86 year old college football reporter who asks questions that make him seem like the perfect Cialis pitchman? Ted Castillo, senior citizen and LSU afficianado,  worked for The Advocate from 1948-91, and put in a few years... Read more »

Reflecting on the ESPN College Gameday, Media Circus

There was something surreal Friday about watching the lead story on the ESPN sports shouting shows (I’d refer to them as sports talk shows, but they’re actually just SHOUTING MATCHES)  from the very exact location where the lead story originates. I’m speaking of course, about the Wrigleyville Classic, “Wallgate” and the afternoon hours I spent... Read more »
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Mikel LeShoure Breaks Illinois Rushing Record at Wrigley Field

MIKEL LESHOURE…YOU ARE RIDICULOUS!!! With many apologies to Jeff Joniak of the Chicago Bears Radio Network, on Saturday, November 20th, 2010, at Wrigley Field, Mikel Leshoure truly was ridiculous. With the entire Illinois offense on his shoulders, Leshoure rushed for an Illinois-school-single-game-record 330 yards on 33 carries, and in the process also set a single-game rushing... Read more »
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