CAPTION: Coverage of the Daytona 500 on WJBC begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy Flickr user familymwr)
By Paul Morello
Danica Patrick takes the poll position as the NASCAR season gets underway Sunday on WJBC.
Patrick started her career for seven years in the IndyCar circuit and is now the first woman to hold the spot.
Race coverage starts on WJBC AM 1230 and WJBC.com at 11 a.m.
In college basketball action Sunday, the University of Illinois men's basketball team travels to Ann Arbor to face No. 7 Michigan. The Illini have won five straight.
Pregame coverage starts at 11:30 a.m. on WJBC FM 93.7.
Updates from the Illinois State women's basketball game at Indiana State will be provided during the Illini game, and the Redbirds will be joined in progress on WJBC FM 93.7 as soon as the Illinois game is completed.
Full coverage of the game can be heard on WJBC.com starting at 1 p.m.
In other Redbird sports Sunday, the ISU baseball team plays the third of a weekend series at Austin Peay at 1 p.m. Meanwhile, the softball team wraps up the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Clearwater, Florida with an 8:30 a.m. tilt against UC Davis followed by a 10:30 match against South Florida.
Baseball and softball play-by-play is available on WJBC.com.