(WPXN-cf)-- The University of Illinois Men’s Basketball program missed on an opportunity to add more depth at the wing position. Chaundee Brown, a Wake Forest Transfer, committed to the Michigan Wolverines yesterday afternoon.
(Urbana-cf)-- Fighting Illini Football Head Coach Lovie Smith hired a new Director of High School Operations Tuesday Afternoon. Ashton Washington will be the first female on Lovie Smith’s staff. Washington was previously employed by the XFL’s Houston Roughnecks as a business and game day specialist. The Houston Texas native has a strong reputation in the state with high school players, coaches, and parents.
(Chicago-cf)-- “The Last Dance” Documentary on Micheal Jordan and the 90’s Chicago Bulls captivated sports fans for the last 5 weeks. Horace Grant, former Chicago Bull big man was interviewed by ESPN 1000 in Chicago and stated “Lie, Lie, Lie.. If MJ had a grudge with me, let’s settle this like men.” After it was revealed in the show that Grant leaked information to Sam Smith, author of the “Jordan Rules” revealing a dark light on the basketball superstar.
(Darlington-cf)-- Kevin Harvick took home the checkered flag this past Sunday, and looks to do it again tonight at Darlington. Harvick thinks that the extended break due to COVID-19 helped him stay fresh, and get into better shape for the season…
Nascar Driver Kevin Harvick. Nascar has pushed race time up 90 minutes to 4pm due to the Tropical Storm Aurthur that is threatening the Carolinas.
(Undated--jc) Due to weather concerns, Nascar has moved up today’s broadcast from Darlington. Our coverage of the Toyota 500 on WPXN begins at 4 this afternoon with the race to start around 5.
The Xfinity race was also postponed last night. The Toyota 200 will air on WPXN at 11 am on Thursday. More racing from Nascar is set for Sunday afternoon with the Coca Cola 600 at 4-30 on Sunday.