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Stories with person: Tim Beckman
  • Illinois investigation widens from football to women's hoops 
    Updated: May-19-15 7:18 pm

    CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The law firm investigating player complaints about the Illinois football team has now been asked to look into similar claims involving the women's basketball team, school officials said Tuesday. They say one basketball player's family has threatened legal action.

  • Some Illini players use Twitter to back coaches 
    Updated: May-14-15 6:29 pm

    CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Some current and former Illinois football players started their own Twitter campaign in support of Illinois coach Tim Beckman and his staff following allegations they mishandled a player's injuries.

  • U of Illinois plans outside probe of coach allegations story has photos
    Updated: May-13-15 5:08 pm

    URBANA, Illinois - The University of Illinois now says it plans an independent investigation of allegations that football coach Tim Beckman pressured an injured player to play and that the player was misled about his injuries.

  • Player's group wants independent U of Illinois investigation 
    Updated: May-12-15 5:23 pm

    CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A national advocacy group for college football players says complaints about Illinois coach Tim Beckman's handling of a former player's injuries should be investigated by someone outside the university.