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Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Times Announced For First Two Illinois Football Games

Get ready for early starts with a pair of 11 a.m. kickoffs to open the season.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Illinois will need big production out of running back Josh Ferguson, left. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Taking A Quick Run Through Big Ten Football

Wisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Getty Images)

Illinois, Northwestern Each Tabbed For BTN Primetime Game

Both squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

NCAA president Mark Emmert speaks as Ed Ray, chairman of the NCAA's executive committee and Oregon State president looks on, during a press conference at the NCAA's headquarters to announce sanctions against Penn State University's football program on July 23, 2012 in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: BTN Changes Course, Nails Penn State Sanctions Coverage

There was only one television network worth watching Monday morning as the NCAA handed down its historical sanctions on Penn State.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

A general view of the Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions tall flag squad. (Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport)

BTN To Host ‘Special Report’ A Day After Claiming Not To Be A News Organization

A day after not covering the findings of the Freeh Report, BTN announced they will air a Penn State Special Report at 8 p.m. CT Friday.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

As Penn State students rioted the night Joe Paterno was fired, the Big Ten Network was airing a replay of a football game. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Hoge: Explaining The Big Ten Network’s (Lack Of) Penn State Coverage

If you turned on the Big Ten Network Thursday morning to watch the Freeh Report press conference then you were probably surprised when a replay of the Ohio State-Purdue football game popped up on your television.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Memorial Stadium

Wisch: Meet The Big Ten’s ’51st’ Icon

Come 8 p.m. on Sunday night, the Big Ten Network will unveil who’s No. 2 in its months-long countdown of the Big Ten’s 50 Greatest Icons – Illinois’ Harold “Red” Grange or Michigan State’s Earvin “Magic” Johnson – and, in turn, we’ll also find out who’s No. 1.

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