Brown, the 2005 Sporting News National Player of the Year and part of the basketball team that went 37-2 and reached the national championship game in 2005, will join Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas' staff for the summer.
Former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson is back in a Houston cancer center for tests. The 83-year-old who will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame this fall became dehydrated last week and spent a few days at Urbana's Carle Hospital.
Doctor Jeffrey Mjaanes directs the Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He told Illinois Public Media's Scott Cameron that despite all the research, there's still a lot we don't know about concussions.
The 2015 Illinois baseball team (50-10-1) set more records during its season than any other in program history. But even after its season concluded Monday against Vanderbilt at the NCAA Champaign Super Regional, the achievements kept rolling in.
A former University of Illinois soccer player has joined a growing list of the school's athletes who have complained about improper medical treatment and playing conditions. Casey Conine filed a lawsuit Monday in Champaign County Circuit Court claiming she was cleared to play in October 2014 after suffering a third concussion in two years at Illinois.
Illinois, down 0-1 to Vanderbilt in their NCAA Super Regional, will try again on Monday at 3 p.m. After waiting about an hour, Sunday's game was called with the threat of heavy storms in Central Illinois.
The rare home loss by the Illini in Saturday's NCAA Super Regional has them on the brink of elimination Sunday night. Illinois made 3 errors, and starting pitcher Kevin Duchene was lifted after 4 innings. Sunday's game has been moved from 8 to 5 p.m. due to the weather, and Tyler Jay has been announced as the starting pitcher.
The Illinois baseball team (50-8-1) plays its biggest series in program history this weekend, taking on defending national champs Vanderbilt in an NCAA Super Regional. Two beat reporters covering the Nashville school have a preview.
The Chicago Bulls made it official Tuesday, hiring Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg to replace Tom Thibodeau. Hoiberg was long rumored as the replacement for Thibodeau, who was fired last week after five seasons.