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04/29/21 Hour 2: More Reaction to Antigua News; NFL 1st Round Mock Draft

Lon and Derek give more reaction to the fallout of the rumors that Orlando Antigua has accepted an assistant coaching job at Kentucky. Later, the guys do their annual NFL 1st round mock draft.

04/29/21 Hour 1: Marty Simmons (EIU Hoops Coach); Orlando Antigua Leaving Illinois

Lon and Derek chat with new EIU basketball coach Marty Simmons, before reacting to the news that Orlando Antigua is leaving Illinois to be an assistant coach at Kentucky.

04/28/21 Hour 2: Da’Monte Returns!; Aaron Leming (Bears); Brad Evans (NFL Draft Props)

Da'Monte Williams announces he is coming back! Aaron Leming, writer for the Bear Report, joins the guys to discuss the Bear's options for tomorrow night's NFL Draft. Brad Evans then talks about prop bets for the NFL Draft. 

04/28/21 Hour 1: Cubs/Cards Update; Chris Block (Horse Trainer, Block Racing Stables)

The guys react to the Cubs/Cards games from yesterday and then are joined by Chris Block, Horse Trainer (Block Racing Stables), to discuss the upcoming Kentucky Derby. 

04-27-21 Hour 2: More NFL Draft Prop Bets; Mike Renner (Draft Analyst PFF) Joins the Show!

Lon and Derek continue to give their opinions on prop bets for Thursday's NFL Draft, before getting nitty gritty about the draft with PFF lead draft analyst Mike Renner.

04-27-21 Hour 1: Wainwright’s Strong Outing; Trev’s Ticket: NFL Draft Prop Bets Edition

Lon and Derek discuss the Cardinals' 2-1 loss to the Phillies last night, and Waino's 9 strong innings. Later, Trevor takes the guys through a multitude of prop bets for Thursday's NFL Draft.

04/26/21 Hour 2: Kevin Wheeler (KMOX) on Cards & NL Central; Bohannon returning to Iowa

Lon and Derek are joined by Kevin Wheeler from KMOX to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals and the rest of the NL Central. Later, the guys react to the news that Jordan Bohannon is going back to Iowa for another season.

04/26/21 Hour 1: The Latest on Antigua, Illini Hoops; Fernando Tatis & Other MLB Notes

Lon and Derek recap the MLB weekend, and also discuss the latest rumors surrounding Illinois basketball and assistant coaches Orlando Antigua and Chin Coleman.

04/23/21 Hour 2: MLB Standings; Who Ya Got: Grab Bag Edition

The guys go in-depth on current MLB standings, and later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got" at the end of the show.

04/23/21 Hour 1: Illini Basketball Updates; MLB & Cubs Talk

The guys talk about Illinois basketball coaching rumors of Orlando Antigua and Chin Coleman. Later, Trevor joins to talk about the Cubs' recent offensive hot streak and MLB standings.

04/22/21 Hour 2: Illini make counteroffer to Antigua; New Illini wrestling coach Mike Poeta joins the show

Lon and Derek are joined by new Illini wrestling head coach Mike Poeta. Later, the guys react to reports that Illinois made a counteroffer to Orlando Antigua exceeding $1 million per year.

04/22/21 Hour 1: Kentucky making a run at Orlando Antigua & Chin Coleman

Lon and Derek discuss the reports that Kentucky is attempting to hire Illini basketball assistants Orlando Antigua and Chin Coleman.

04/20/21 Full Show: Recapping the Illini Spring Game; Where Was Adam Miller & Antigua?

Lon and Derek give their thoughts on the Illinois Football Spring Game last night, and how much they can actually take away from it. Later, Derek answers where Adam Miller and Orlando Antigua were last night.

04/19/21 Full Show: Trent Returns, Plummer Commits, Brad Underwood Zoom Audio

Lon and Derek react to the news of Trent Frazier returning for a fifth year, Alfonso Plummer committing, and Kofi Cockburn declaring for the NBA Draft. Also hear audio from Brad Underwood's Zoom presser.

04/16/21 Full Show: Giorgi Bezhanishvili In-Studio; Tony Petersen (Illini Offensive Coordinator)

The guys are joined by Giorgi Bezhanishvili to talk about his memories, life advice, and future basketball career. Later, they are joined by Illini offensive coordinator (@TonyPetersen17) to talk about how football practices are going and what the offense is looking like.

04/15/21 Hour 2: Ryan Lieber (Friendly Confines Podcast); Jason Heggemeyer (Illini Ticket Manager)

Ryan Lieber, Friendly Confines Chicago Cubs Podcast, joins the show to discuss the Cubs offensive problems so far. The guys interview Jason Heggemeyer, Illini Ticket Manager, about the Illini spring game coming up. 

04/15/21 Hour 1: Underwood Audio; Rodon No Hitter; Cubs and Cards Struggle

We hear audio from Underwood's press conference. The guys react to Carlos Rodon's no hitter and discuss the recent struggles of the Cubs/Cards. 

04/14/21 Hour 2: Underwood Signing Day audio; What’s a game that’s too painful for you to rewatch?

Lon poses the question: 'As a fan, what's a game that was too painful for you to rewatch?' He and Derek discuss. Later, the guys hear from Illini head coach Brad Underwood on his 2021 Signing Day class.

04/14/21 Hour 1: Player comps for Illini basketball signees Brandin Podziemski & RJ Melendez

Lon and Derek discuss Illini basketball's 2021 Signing Day class and Derek shares his player comp for Podziemski and Melendez.

04/13/21 Hour 2: Jim Heffernan (Illini Wrestling Coach) Discusses His Retirement

Lon and Derek speak with Illini wrestling coach Jim Heffernan, who announced last week that he was retiring after 19 years with the program.

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