CHARLESTON -- They’re still under the lights, but Friday nights, Ethan Robison and Dylan Coffey are on the sidelines because they have another fight on their hands. It’s a battle for their lives.
ILLINOIS -- Spanking is legal in the state, but when does it become excessive?
Latest: 1:20 pm, 9/12/14, Friday ADAMS COUNTY -- A former UI football standout and prosecutor is scheduled to appear in court Friday to face arraignment on the murder of his wife on Valentine's Day, 2006.
Pep Rally Part 2: The Tigers will host The Central Maroons in our spotlight game of the week!
The Urbana Tigers will host The Central Maroons in our spotlight game of the week!
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Football fans will have to put out their cigarettes before stepping onto campus.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's Friday before game day and you know what that means.
Update: 10:05 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- More than 36,000 people showed up at the first Illini home game.
CHAMPAIGN -- Saturday's Illinois football game will have a unique attraction during tailgate.
URBANA -- He fell in love with football at an early age. Now his playing days are over, but this police officer is passing his knowledge onto kids.
CHAMPAIGN -- Central Illinois is gearing up for football season. It means giving the Illini a boost.
CHAMPAIGN -- While high school football practice begins Monday, the Fighting Illini have been suiting up for a week.
WESTVILLE -- An idea turned into a nationwide phenomenon; Friday night football. It all started in Our Town.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI celebrates its 125th football season Tuesday.
NATIONAL -- The NCAA has reached a $75 million settlement in a concussion lawsuit.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Football season will be here before we know it and the UI wants to get ladies excited about the season.
EVANSTON -- The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago says football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize.
Update: 5:03 pm, 3/24/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A former UI football player and coach was in court Monday.
DECATUR -- A former Illinois football player returned to Central Illinois to motivate students.
URBANA -- A Missouri football player has dropped 70 spots in the CBS NFL draft projections after announcing he's gay.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area family is cheering for Seattle, but it's for a reason.
Update: 1:46 pm, 1/24/14, Friday NATIONAL -- Josh Brent was sentenced to 180-days in jail and ten years probation for manslaughter.
Update: 10:22 pm WASHINGTON -- High school students got the surprise of their lives Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Washington Community High School football players and fans will get a warm welcome Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Washington residents move forward from Sunday's storms, one thing they can look forward to is football.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Big Brothers Big Sisters program showed its support for the Illini.
NORMAL -- Thousands of dollars were stolen from Hancock Football Stadium after Saturday's home game.
The St. Thomas More Sabers take on their rivals in our Spotlight Game of the Week. Watch the team get ready for their big game!
Part Two: Charleston Trojans Football Fever
Part One: Charleston Trojans Football Fever
The Watseka Warriors take on the PBL Panthers in the spotlight game of the week!
MONTICELLO -- The high school's football team hasn't lost a game yet this season, but that's not all it has to brag about.
CHICAGO -- The Illini are ready to invade Soldier Field Saturday.
Part Two: Central Maroons--Football Fever on The Morning Show
Part One: Central Maroons--Football Fever on The Morning Show
CHAMPAIGN -- EMS, police and the fire department joined thousands of Illini fans Saturday to help combat the hottest day of the year.
URBANA -- Football Fever gets underway Friday night, but with the night lights, could come security concerns.
CHAMPAIGN -- High school football isn't the only thing sports fans are pumped up for this weekend. Illinois' first game is Saturday morning.
Part Two: Villa Grove--Heritage Pep Rally
Part One: Villa Grove--Heritage Pep Rally
URBANA -- You can now reserve the best seats in the house for high school football games, but it will cost you.
CHAMPAIGN -- UI students got the best seat in the house for Sunday's football practice.
URBANA -- Police are investigating a large fight which happened outside the high school.
URBANA -- Some coaches feel the plan to make summer football practices safer needs to be reviewed.
URBANA -- Football fans are gearing up for a new season.
EIU senior set new career highs in 2012.
QB Jimmy Garoppolo and WR Erik Lora say they have their timing down.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illini Football Team starts its season next month and Memorial Stadium is nearly ready.
Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says he is done with all the negativity from last year. Last season is over, and this year's team has the potential to do big things. The guys inside the locker room might be the only ones thinking that though, after the orange and blue were picked to finish last in the Leaders division.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's not finished yet, but the new Memorial Stadium Scoreboard is well on its way.