- Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role Updated: Aug-31-15 6:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Bill Cubit joked that he thought the blazer he wore to the podium Monday to speak to reporters made him look good.
- Illinois to broadcast football games in Chinese Updated: Aug-29-15 1:49 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A surge in students from China has prompted the University of Illinois to add Chinese-language broadcasts of its football games this season.
- Cubit tries to focus on football amid Illinois uncertainty Updated: Aug-29-15 10:45 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Next up for Bill Cubit is Illinois' season opener against Kent State, and that's it. The interim coach is focused on what he can control at the troubled school.
- Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener Updated: Aug-28-15 11:15 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with injuries.
- Beckman denies Illinois probe's findings, hints at lawsuit Updated: Aug-28-15 7:18 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Fire Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says the findings of an investigation indicating he interfered with medical procedures and pressured players to play hurt are "utterly false" and suggested he might take legal action.
- 2 Illinois players suspended indefinitely Updated: Aug-26-15 11:56 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois coach Tim Beckman has suspended a pair of defensive players for unspecified violations of team policies.
- Illinois backup running back Corbin lost for season Updated: Aug-19-15 3:38 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois freshman running back Reggie Corbin will miss the season after suffering a shoulder injury.
- Top Illinois defensive player Ward to miss start of season Updated: Aug-14-15 3:35 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The University of Illinois' top defensive player will miss the start of the season because of a knee injury.
- Businesses ready for Illini players, fans in Rantoul Updated: Aug-10-15 3:47 pm
RANTOUL, Illinois - Businesses in a central Illinois village just north of Champaign are ready for the influx of Illini football players, coaches and fans that comes every year with the team's boot camp.
- Illinois ready to focus on football but faces questions Updated: Aug-09-15 6:00 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - It has been an eventful off season for Illinois and football coach Tim Beckman.
- Illinois starts practices under pressure on and off field Updated: Aug-06-15 3:24 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois will start preseason practices Thursday with big questions on the field and off.