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Illinois Tim Beckman Fired

The 2015 season has not even begun yet, but it appears we have our first fired coach. Illinois announced on Friday afternoon that it has fired coach Tim Beckman ahead of its first game. Here’s what you need to know about what went into Illinois’ decision, and where the program will go from here. 1. The decision was made following preliminary results of an external review into allegations involving the football program. Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas said the decision to fire Beckman came after he received preliminary information from an investigation into the football program. The investigation of Beckman…

Nittany Lions Captains Named PARK, Pa.; August 10, 2015 – Penn State football head coach James Franklin announced that Christian Hackenberg (Palmyra, Va.), Jordan Lucas (New Rochelle, N.Y.), Angelo Mangiro (Roxbury, N.J.), Von Walker (Mill Hall, Pa.) and Anthony Zettel (West Branch, Mich.) will serve as team captains for the 2015 season. Hackenberg is a team captain for the second consecutive year. “This group of guys was selected by their teammates and coaches because they are outstanding ambassadors for our program,” Franklin said. “They are leaders in the classroom, in the community, in the locker room and are important influencers for our team.”…

Best of SJS

Steve takes a rare vacation the week of August 3rd. Listen all week for the best interviews of 2015. Guests include Jack Ham, James Franklin, Rich Scarcella, Chris Wheeler, former Bucknell Basketball coach Dave Paulsen, new Bucknell Basketball coach Nathan Davis and we’ll remember the Penn State broadcast legend Fran Fisher. If you miss any of our Best of Shows, just click on the “Podcast” link above. When Steve returns, we’ll focus on the upcoming football seasons with Penn State, Bucknell, high school and the NFL…plus a look at the Little League World Series and Indycar at Pocono.