Category Archives: NFL News

Best Of The Central Illinois Preps/ An Evening With Charles “Peanut” Tillman

Best Of The Central Illinois Preps/ An Evening With Charles “Peanut” Tillman

(Photo By Flickr User UrbanPromise)   Former Chicago Bears & Carolina Panthers football star Charles “Peanut” Tillman, will headline the inaugural Journal Star (PJ Star) Best of Central Illinois Preps awards gala, set for Monday, June 26th at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL. The event will honor all of the Journal Star all-stars…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: 2017 Indianapolis Colts Preseason Football Schedule

WVEL Sports Scope: 2017 Indianapolis Colts Preseason Football Schedule

(Photo By Flickr User Josh Hallett)   The Indianapolis Colts will see three 2016 playoff teams on their preseason slate of games this year. On earlier this week, the NFL announced the preseason opponents for the 2017 Indianapolis Colts. The Indianapolis Colts’ 2017 preseason opponents is as followed: -Week 1 (August 10th-14th): Detroit -Week 2 (August…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: 2017 Chicago Bears Preseason Football Schedule Announced

WVEL Sports Scope: 2017 Chicago Bears Preseason Football Schedule Announced

(Photo by Flickr User Daniel X. O’Neil)   “Alright everyone, are you ready for Chicago Bears football?” The Bears will open the preseason this summer just as they did last year, by hosting the Denver Broncos the weekend of August 10th-14th at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. After facing the Broncos, the Bears will play…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Amazon + Thursday Night NFL Football = $50M Deal

WVEL Sports Scope: Amazon + Thursday Night NFL Football = $50M Deal

  (Photo By Flickr User Alan Levine)   The NFL has a new streaming host for part of its Thursday Night Football package. According to usatoday.com, Amazon said in a statement earlier this week it had won the streaming rights, taking a mantle previously held by Twitter. The $50 million, one-year deal will allow Amazon…MORE

WVEL Sports Scene: Pro Football Hall Of Fame

WVEL Sports Scene: Pro Football Hall Of Fame

(Photo By Flickr User Erik Drost)   The Pro Football Hall of Fame is attempting to make good on what was a bad situation. In the aftermath of the fan furor over the cancellation of the August 7th Hall of Fame game between the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers, Hall of Fame president David…MORE

WVEL Sports Beat: St. Louis Rams Football Training Camp

WVEL Sports Beat: St. Louis Rams Football Training Camp

(Photo By Flickr User United Way Of Greater St. Louis) The St. Louis Rams have announced their schedule for the 2015 Training Camp. This year’s training camp will include eight open practices at Rams Park (Earth City, MO) and an open scrimmage at Lindenwood University (St. Charles, MO). Additionally, the Rams will participate in two…MORE

WVEL Sports Beat: Chicago Bears Training Camp

WVEL Sports Beat: Chicago Bears Training Camp

(Photo By Flickr User Jeff Turner) The Chicago Bears Training Camp will be held at Ward Field (on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University) in Bourbonnais, IL. Located about 60 miles south of Chicago, Bears Training Camp will allow fans an opportunity to watch the team practice for FREE. Additional entertainment will include multiple Theme…MORE