Player Advocacy Group Wants Mike Thomas, Tim Beckman, Others Fired At Illinois

Three athletic programs have had allegations of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015


Ex-Illinois Women’s Basketball Players Sue School, Coach

There are accusations of the coaching staff creating a racial divide.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan To Retire After Next Season

Ryan considered retiring after April’s loss to Duke in the national championship.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015


$48,000 Payout For Illinois Coach Who Left Amid Allegations

Mike Divilbiss received the equivalent of three months’ salary and insurance pay.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2015


Report: University Of Illinois Hires Outside Law Firm For Another Independent Investigation

An initial internal investigation found no wrongdoing following allegations of player mistreatment in the women’s basketball program.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Getty Images)

Chris Collins Signs Multi-Year Extension With Northwestern

Collins said he’ll be in Evanston for the “forseeable future.”

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015


7 Families Upset By Illinois’ Internal Investigation Into Alleged Women’s Basketball Mistreatment

The families are dismayed that they received no response from chancellor Phyllis Wise for six weeks.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015


Illinois AD Mike Thomas: ‘I Don’t Feel My Job’s On The Line’

The Illinois football and women’s basketball programs are facing allegations of mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Everett Golson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Notre Dame QB Everett Golson Chooses Florida State

Golson has one year of eligibility left.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Simon Cvijanovic, left. (Getty Images)

Emma: Illinois Abuse Allegations Highlight Another Major Flaw In NCAA Model

It’s difficult for the typical college athlete to voice concerns of mistreatment to the NCAA.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015


The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Athletic Department Needs A Housecleaning

The football and women’s basketball programs are facing allegations of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015


Illinois Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Leaves Amid Player Concerns

Three former players have expressed concerns over being mistreated by the coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

At Least 20 Current, Former Illini Players Back Tim Beckman On Social Media

This support follows allegations of player mistreatment by Beckman.


Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Ex-Illini WR Darius Millines Voices Displeasure With Tim Beckman As Well

Millines’ complaints follow allegations of player mistreatment by Beckman.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Tim Beckman: Disappointed By Allegations, Overwhelmed By Support

A former player has accused Beckman and the Illinois football program of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Simon Cvijanovic, center. (Getty Images)

Emma: Illinois AD Mike Thomas, Former Players Speak Out On Simon Cvijanovic Accusations

A former Illini offensive lineman, Cvijanovic has accused coach Tim Beckman of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Illinois Player Simon Cvijanovic Accuses Tim Beckman Of Mistreatment

Cvijanovic alleges he was pushed to play hurt and didn’t get proper medical care.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2015

Lauren Hill. (Getty Images)

Lauren Hill Dies After Fighting Tumor To Play College Hoops

Hill helped raise around $1.5 million for cancer research.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Breanna Stewart #30 of the Connecticut Huskies takes a shot as Taya Reimer #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defends during the NCAA Women's Final Four National Championship

UConn Beats Notre Dame, 63-53, For 3rd Straight Women’s NCAA Title

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Duke's Justice Winslow. (Getty Images)

NCAA Title Game Draws Most TV Viewers In 18 Years

Duke-Wisconsin averaged 28.3 million viewers, the most since 1997.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

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Illini Upset The Hoosiers, 74-72

Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.

Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Photos: BCS Media Day

Notre Dame and Alabama coaches and players meet with reporters at BCS Media Day at Sun Life Stadium.

Penn State Community Reacts As Trustees Fire Coach Joe Paterno

Penn State Riots

A photo galley of Joe Paterno’s firing and the ensuing riots on the campus of Penn State University.

Joe Paterno. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Allsport)

Joe Paterno Through The Years

Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.

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