Emma: Beckman Staying At IllinoisIllinois will retain football coach Tim Beckman, a team source confirmed.
Wisch: Badgers Shows Us Illini Football Can Be MoreWisconsin was once in the doldrums and is now a Big Ten power.
Wisch: It's Time To Let Tim Beckman Go Illinois is just 1-17 in Big Ten play under Beckman's direction.
Wisch: In Big Ten, Beckman Should Be Held To Higher StandardTim Beckman's boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.
Wisch: With Attendance, Illini Losing The Numbers GameIllinois' football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.
Wisch: It's Time The Illini Erect Statues Honoring Butkus, HalasIt's time to honor the past and further connect Chicago to Champaign.
Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back HomeBidding's open, and there's an aura about holding it at the state's flagship university.
Wisch: For More Donors, Illini First Need More WinsIllinois' athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
Wisch: The More Games, The Better For Young IlliniIllinois would benefit from playing in any postseason tournament, including the third-tier CBI.
Wisch: Warm Illini Football Thoughts In February
Wisch: Mike Thomas' To-Do List In ChampaignMike Thomas has plenty to accomplish to earn his pay raise.
Bernstein: Why Is Beckman Not Fired?The Tim Beckman hire was a mistake and everybody has known it since his first press conference.
Beckman To Return To Illini In 2014Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
Wisch: Expect Beckman Back, But Don't Expect GreatnessOn the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Wisch: Beckman's Job Status Putting Illinois Back In A BindThe only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.