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Leron Black took advantage of his first start and took it to Purdue in Illinois's win on Wednesday.
Illinois lost another game after leading late. Though not as bad as previous collapses, the trend is worrying.
Illinois's response to Rayvonte Rice's injury was just about perfect.
Chris previews the Big Ten slate the Illini face as they look to prove their Tourney qualifications.
Chris wasn't about to leave my family to watch the Illini on Saturday, so here's what my grandma thought about the game.
Hope you had your fill of cheer for Christmas, here's some hate for Louisiana Tech.
A stifling second half run from Illinois earned the win, but there's still work for John Groce to do.
So Illinois lost a few games, the season ain't over yet, chumps.
Illinois football was all over the place this year, falling backwards into a bowl game, which has to be the "Illinois Way".
Illinois's bench players got a bigger role against American and did not disappoint.
The final dose of hate for the season is a good one: Northwestern sucks.
Illinois weathers cold-shooting first half to beat Brown on Monday.
Illinois's sophomores are stepping up exactly how fans hoped they would early in the season.
Illinois wins and Tim Beckman lives to die another day.
You don't even have to talk about any scandals, that's how much Penn State sucks.
The Illini men picked up a pair of wins in its first weekend of play, but in opposite ways.
Chris tries to abide by his parents' advice in recapping the latest Illini football misadventure.
In case you didn't know, Iowa is really awful. Here are a few reasons why.
Illinois has a talented roster, but does its nonconference schedule set the team up for success? Chris breaks it down.
THE Ohio State University is clearly overcompensating for something. Probably the fact that it sucks.
Illinois won a conference game at Memorial Stadium, the defense played well, and the world didn't end. Chris tries to come to grips with these realities after the game.
Minnesota is almost too easy to make fun of... almost.
Football season is still dragging on, but basketball is coming soon and the Illini are loaded with depth and poised for a good season.
Save your Tim Beckman hate for Saturday and focus all your enmity on Wisconsin today.
A lot of Illinois football coaches deserve to lose their jobs after losing to Purdue, but will it solve anything?
It's so easy to hate Purdue, so this week's edition of shade throwing is a treat.
Illinois plays Nebraska to kick-off Big Ten season this week, here's your weekly dose of trash talk to preview the game.
Ahead of their Pygmalion performance, Chris chats with Iain Cook of CHVRCHES about touring, songwriting, and a little dose of Scottish politics for good measure.
Martin Courtney takes some time to talk to Chris about his band Real Estate before their show at Krannert Center for Pygmalion Festival on Thursday evening.
Chris sat through the rain delay so you didn't have to, but even after an Illini win he's less confident in the team than ever.
Illinois is playing Texas State in football this week, you don't know or care about Texas State, but Chris did the research on how to hate them anyway.
After an up-and-down game, Illinois came up with a rally when it counted. Chris breaks down what they did and did not do right against Western Kentucky.
You probably don't know much about Western Kentucky, so Chris is here to enlighten you to all the different ways to dislike them before they play Illinois on Saturday.
Illinois football got off to a rocky start Saturday, squeaking past some team called the Penguins, thanks to a big fourth quarter.
Chris breaks down the upcoming Illinois football season. Spoiler: It may not be quite so painful to watch this year.
Chris profiles Mark Rubel and Pogo Studio, showcasing what it brought to the table.
You may not have noticed, but Ben Juday and Analog Outfitters have been in our backyard quietly turning old organs into some of the best guitar amplifiers around.