Jack Cassidy is the managing editor of the Champaign Room, an alum of the University of Illinois, and a Chicago resident. Living and dying with the Illini builds more characters than digging holes.
DT mocked for both Raiders, 49ers
According to draft analyst Rob Rang, Sharriff Floyd is headed to Oakland and Jesse Williams is headed to San Francisco come this year's NFL Draft.
Raiders' McClain could return Monday, but will he?
Rolando McClain's two-game suspension from the Oakland Raiders was a bad situation. His return may turn out to be even more complex.
49ers Smith faces rookie OT as he chases record
Aldon Smith's quest for the single season sack record continues Sunday against a rookie offensive tackle, Jonathan Martin.
Scutaro wanted '3-thousand-million' dollar salary
Marco Scutaro signed a three-year, $20 million contract with the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. But that wasn't exactly the amount he wanted.
Strong second half leads Kings over Trail Blazers
All five Kings starters scored in double-digits Saturday night as Sacramento rolled over the Portland Trail Blazers, 99-80.
Warriors down Wizards, 101-97
David Lee, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry each went over 20 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.