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March 27 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:00am

What has Lovie Smith been up to since the end of spring ball? Who will be his first commit for 2018? What team will win the NCAA basketball title?

For the answer to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

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March 23 Illinois basketball chat

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

Will Brad Underwood win at Illinois? How did Josh Whitman pull this off? What do returning players and recruits think of the new hire? How is his contract laid out? Why did Oklahoma State let him get away? Beat writer Scott Richey is ready to handle any and all of your questions in his 3 p.m. chat on Thursday. Feel free to submit any ahead of time.

March 23 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

What was going to go in The News-Gazette's sports section this past Sunday before Brad Underwood was hired? What do other college basketball experts think of Josh Whitman's hire? How is Lovie Smith's program progressing? What area high schools are poised to have good spring sports? Sports editor Matt Daniels will answer any and all questions in his 2 p.m. chat on Thursday.

March 23 prep sports chat

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

Why was Anaya Peoples The News-Gazette's All-Area girls' basketball Player of the Year? When do other All-Area teams from the winter come out? What spring sports teams could contend for a state title this school year? Preps coordinator Anthony Zilis is here to answer your questions at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

March 20 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 10:00am

What is next for the Illinois football team? Who will be the first 2018 recruit to commit? Will Illinois be able to hire top coaches for both basketball teams?

For the answers to these questions and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

March 17 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm

Who is the next Illinois basketball coach? Will Isaiah Martinez win another national championship this weekend? What's next for Lovie Smith's program? When will Mark Smith decide on a college? Sports editor Matt Daniels will take any and all questions on a variety of topics at 1 p.m. on Friday. Feel free to submit plenty of questions ahead of time.

March 16 prep sports chat

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:30pm

The winter sports season may be over, but the spring sports season is fast approaching. Who are some baseball and softball teams to watch out for? What about girls' soccer and boys' tennis? Will a girls' track and field program win a state title like Salt Fork did last year? When does The News-Gazette's All-Area winter packages start to come out?

March 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm

Who will Josh Whitman hire to replace John Groce? How does this affect recruiting? What do the current players think of the move? Will Jamall Walker be back next season? Anything is fair game as beat writer Scott Richey handles your questions during his weekly 12:30 p.m. chat on Wednesday. Feel free to submit questions in advance.

March 13 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 10:00am

How well did the Illinois football team perform during spring practice? What are the priorities for the team before the start of the season? Who will be the first 2018 recruit to commit to Lovie Smith?

For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind, check in with our longtime college football writer.

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