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Athletic Director Mike Thomas responds to Cvijanovic Twitter accusations

NASA astronaut and former Illini Mike Hopkins presents a jersey and flag to Chancellor Phyllis Wise and Athletic Director Mike Thomas during the game against Iowa at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Thomas responded Monday to Simon Cvijanovic's Twitter accusations of Tim Beckman.
May 11, 2015

Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas responded to a former Illinois offensive lineman’s accusations in a teleconference Monday afternoon.Simon Cvijanovic, a senior tackle who played at Illinois through...

Former Illini football player attacks Beckman on Twitter

Ryan Lankford (12) and Simon Cvijanovic (68) celebrate after Lankford scores a touchdown at the orange and blue spring scrimmage at Memorial Stadium on April 12, 2013. 
May 11, 2015

Simon Cvijanovic, a former tackle for the Illinois Football team, had some strong words on Twitter for head coach Tim Beckman on Sunday. Cvijanovic said he was asked by Beckman and the Illinois...

Illinois baseball gets sweep of Purdue in pitching duel

Reid Roper makes a hit during the game against Purdue at Illinois Field on Monday. Roper led off the fourth inning with his second triple of the season, tying the game. The close finish secured the team's best start in franchise history. 
April 14, 2015

There were runners on first and third base when Illinois baseball’s center fielder Will Krug walked up to the plate during the bottom of the seventh inning. There was one out in the inning of Monday’s...

Illini of the Week Dec. 3: Reilly O’Toole

Illini of the Week Dec. 3: Reilly O’Toole
December 3, 2014

Editor's Note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution...

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