Gruen: Little Learned At Media Days, But Lovie Smith Flashes His Polish, Doesn't Embarrass IlliniThere’s a more capable face leading the Illinois program now.
Illinois Dismisses Kendrick Nunn From Team After He Pleaded Guilty To Misdemeanor BatteryNunn averaged 15.5 points as a junior in the 2015-'16 season.
The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Must Act On Kendrick NunnNunn recently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident with a woman in March.
Domestic Battery Charge Against Illini's Jaylon Tate Is DroppedProsecutors concluded there wasn't enough evidence to convict Tate.
Illini's Kendrick Nunn Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor BatteryNunn was initially charged with two counts of domestic battery after being accused in March of striking a woman during a domestic dispute.
Bernstein: Illinois Considering Tougher Stand Against The ChiefA faction of the Board of Trustees wants the tired controversy over, believing it to be a continuing embarrassment.
The Bernstein Brief: Finally, A New Illinois MascotA university that gets so much wrong is picking a new mascot -- what could go wrong?
U Of I Moves Forward With Plan To Establish A MascotChief Illiniwek had long been identified as the U of I’s main symbol, but opposition mounted over years based on concerns the icon was racially insensitive.
Student Panel Wants U Of I To Consider Replacement For Chief IlliniwekThe university in Champaign-Urbana stopped using Chief Illiniwek in 2007 under pressure from the NCAA, following years of controversy.
Illinois Settles With Ex-Coach Tim Beckman, Female Ex-AthletesIllinois will pay Beckman $250,000.
Listen: The Starting Lineup With Chris Emma -- Episode 1A new audio feature with Chris Emma, debuting with Lovie Smith, Danny Trevathan and White Sox Dave.
Bernstein: 2 Coaches Set Bad ExamplesMike Krzyzewski and Robert Smith were completely wrong in recent comments.