Recent content by SeattleSlim

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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    In the hearts of young girls, and Illini fans everywhere, hope springs eternal.
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    Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for Covid 19

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/05/22/patrick-ewing-coronavirus/ Best of luck to Coach Ewing. (Dan, please put this in another thread/forum, as appropriate)
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    2020 NBA Draft

    A not-so-cool 50 for me 😉
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    2020 NBA Draft

    Yeah. I haven’t been this concerned about a draft since 1970.
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    2020 NBA Draft

    NCAA extends NBA Draft withdrawal deadline indefinitely for college basketball prospects https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/2020-nba-draft-ncaa-extends-withdrawal-deadline-indefinitely-for-college-basketball-prospects/ So much for June 3rd.
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    2020 NBA Draft

    Should be a must read for potential draftees.
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    NCAA Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Interesting read from today’s NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/01/sports/ncaa-paying-athletes-boosters.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Sports
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    NCAA Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Didn’t this name/likeness thing originate with the $$$ being generated by the video game industry? Now the discussion seems to have turned to endorsement deals of various sorts. While I can see the continued validity of the former, I’m not sure I see it for the latter (except for maybe those...
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    Coronavirus Pandemic

    Don’t want to be a downer either, but do want to be a realist. Suppose there are a hundred people involved in any one, spectatorless game. All get tested just prior to the game and all results are negative ... BUT, there’s one false negative in the tested group (not an unreasonable outcome)...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    It’s a little further west, my Illini brother. Right here, in fact. I’m looking at it out my window right now.
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    Chicago White Sox 2019

    Great story. And a thought on your avatar ... maybe they should just play the Field of Dreams game this year and forego the rest of the season.
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    2020 NBA Draft

    He already stated he was in another room (away from his wife, watching the game). Not sure how you get in better position than that .
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    Illinois 62, Penn State 56 POSTGAME

    I really liked the All Access ... much better than commercials (though I kind of missed Pinnochio and the woodchucks).
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    But Larry DID take the charge!