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demirjian
June 11, 2021

Facility Focus: Illini’s Demirjian Park Head of the Pack

The YouTube video lasts just 96 seconds, but that’s plenty of time for dozens of exciting exultations from the University of Illinois women’s soccer team. It’s the type of over-the-moon exuberance usually reserved for championship celebratio...


illini
May 26, 2021

Illini Athletic Administrators Reflect on Past Year

Randy Ballard is the associate director of athletics for the University of Illinois. Jeremy Busch is the assistant athletic director of sports medicine for the university and also serves as the head athletic trainer for the Illini football team. I...


gophers
May 21, 2021

Former Gophers Football Employee Raises Coaching Concerns

A former University of Minnesota Golden Gophers staffer has spoken out against current head coach P.J. Fleck and garnered the attention of the National College Players Association (NCPA). The whistleblower, described by WCCO CBS-Minnesota as a for...


football
September 15, 2020

Big Ten, Pac-12 Updates on Fall Football

Update: September 17, 2020: On Tuesday, September 16, the Big Ten's presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to hold a fall football season beginning on October 24. Each team will attempt to play eight games in eight weeks before the Big Ten cha...


colorado
August 13, 2020

Heart Condition Connected to COVID-19 Concerned Administrators

As the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences became the first of the 'Power 5' conferences to forgo football and fall sports, concerns over complications of student-athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 appeared to be at the root of the decision. Acc...


big ten
August 12, 2020

Big Ten, Pac-12 Officially Cancel Football Season

The hits keep on coming to the college sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, both the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences — two pillars of the "Power 5" conferences — announced that the historic leagues will be forgoing their football ...


ivy
May 7, 2020

Nebraska’s sports psychologist focusing on mental health training

University of Nebraska's director of sports psychology Dr. Brett Haskell is encouraging student-athletes to partake in mental health training during the COVID-19 pandemic. With Big Ten Conference schools extending the start of team activities unti...


July 26, 2017

University of Illinois drafting ban on athletes with history of violence

The University of Illinois is reportedly drafting a policy that would prevent its sports programs from accepting athletes who have a history of domestic violence or sexual assault. [caption id="attachment_24487" align="alignright" width="213"] The...