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Welcome to, your premier source for all things Illinois Fighting Illini sports. Led by Owner, Alex Kyi, our media outlet is dedicated to providing you with in-depth coverage, analysis, and insights into the thrilling world of Illini athletics.

Our Mission

At, our mission is simple: to be your go-to destination for comprehensive and passionate coverage of the Illinois Fighting Illini. We are die-hard Illini fans ourselves, and we understand the passion and dedication that defines our beloved team. It is this shared passion that drives us to deliver the latest news, game analysis, and behind-the-scenes stories that every Illini fan craves.

Meet the Owner:

Alex Kyi

Alex is the Owner of, your go-to source for in-depth coverage of the Illinois Fighting Illini. Alex has had articles featured in top media publications like Bleacher Report, Yardbarker, Verbal Commits, CBS Sports, and more.

Meet the Writers

Kirkland Chappell

Kirkland is our lead marketing executive for Kirkland brings years of experience in radio and in media advertising. In addition, Kirkland has over 4 years of writing and radio experience. His work has been featured on IlliniGuys, Illini Now, Bleacher Report, and Yardbarker.

Dante Pryor

Editor Dante Pryor shares a passion for the Illinois Fighting Illini. With a background in sports journalism and a lifelong love for the game, Dante is dedicated to keeping you informed and entertained. His engaging writing style and in-depth analysis ensure that is your one-stop-shop for all things Illini sports.

Brian Binz

Brian Binz is a former beat writer for the Daily Illini and graduated from the University of Illinois in 2019. He is now the current lead Basketball author for Armchair Illini.

What We Offer offers a wide range of content to cater to every Illini fan’s needs:

  • News and Updates: Stay up-to-date with the latest news, injuries, and roster changes affecting the Illini sports teams.

  • Game Analysis: Dive deep into game-day action with our comprehensive game previews, recaps, and post-game analysis.

  • Player Profiles: Get to know the athletes who proudly wear the orange and blue through our in-depth player profiles and interviews.

  • Opinion Pieces: Engage in thought-provoking discussions with our opinion pieces and editorials, where we share our unique perspectives on all things Illini.

  • Community Engagement: Connect with fellow Illini fans through our active social media presence and comment sections, where your voice matters.

Join Us in Celebrating the Fighting Illini

We invite you to join us on this exciting journey as we celebrate the rich tradition and promising future of the Illinois Fighting Illini. Whether you’re a seasoned Illini fanatic or just beginning to explore the world of Illini sports, is your trusted companion. Together, let’s cheer on the orange and blue as they strive for greatness, and let’s share in the triumphs and challenges that make Illini sports so special.

Thank you for visiting We look forward to sharing the excitement of Illinois Fighting Illini sports with you! I-L-L!