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All Rights Reserved en-us Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:23:10 -0400 5 <![CDATA[After Beckman firing, inept Illinois? only hope lies in cleaning house]]> http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/tim-beckman-fired-illinois-mike-thomas-athletic-department?xid=si_topstories Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/tim-beckman-fired-illinois-mike-thomas-athletic-department marquee Brian Hamilton Brian Hamilton Not-quite-contender 49ers look overconfident in camp http://www.si.com/external/link/not-quite-contender-49ers-look-overconfident-camp?xid=si_topstories Not-quite-contender 49ers look overconfident in camp Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/not-quite-contender-49ers-look-overconfident-camp marquee Not-quite-contender 49ers look overconfident in camp Peter King Peter King 1985: The Summer of Doc http://www.si.com/external/link/1985-summer-doc?xid=si_topstories Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/1985-summer-doc marquee 1985: The Summer of Doc Legendary coach Al Arbour was master motivator with special touch http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/08/28/al-arbour-islanders-coaching-legend-master-motivator?xid=si_topstories Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/08/28/al-arbour-islanders-coaching-legend-master-motivator marquee Legendary coach Al Arbour was master motivator with special touch Allan Muir Allan Muir Illinois needed to fire Tim Beckman, but timing of decision is shocking http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/illinois-tim-beckman-fire-coach-illini?xid=si_topstories Illinois had to fire Tim Beckman, but that doesn't make the timing less shocking Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/illinois-tim-beckman-fire-coach-illini topstories Illinois needed to fire Tim Beckman, but timing of decision is shocking Colin Becht Colin Becht Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman denies implications that led to firing http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/illinois-football-tim-beckman-fired-statement?xid=si_topstories After Illinois fired head coach Tim Beckman with cause on Friday, he responded later that evening with a statement denying implications of wrongdoing. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/college-football/2015/08/28/illinois-football-tim-beckman-fired-statement topstories Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman denies implications that led to firing SI Wire Redskins QB Robert Griffin III out for preseason game vs. Ravens http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/08/28/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-iii-out-for-preseason-game?xid=si_topstories Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is out for a preseason game vs. Baltimore. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/08/28/washington-redskins-robert-griffin-iii-out-for-preseason-game topstories Redskins QB Robert Griffin III out for preseason game vs. Ravens SI Wire 2015 NFL team-by-team previews http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/08/28/2015-nfl-season-preview-team-by-team?xid=si_topstories 2015 NFL season preview: Don Banks breaks down what to watch for each and every NFL team ahead of the 2015 season. 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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nhl/2015/08/28/al-arbour-dies-new-york-islanders-hall-fame topstories Islanders Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour dies at 82 SI Wire Campus Rush: Why is bachelorhood so uncommon among college football coaches? http://www.si.com/external/link/campus-rush-why-bachelorhood-so-uncommon-among-college-football-coaches?xid=si_topstories Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/campus-rush-why-bachelorhood-so-uncommon-among-college-football-coaches topstories Campus Rush: Why is bachelorhood so uncommon among college football coaches? Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers Jim Buss: Lakers preparing for Kobe Bryant to retire after this season http://www.si.com/nba/2015/08/28/kobe-bryant-retire-los-angeles-lakers-jim-buss?xid=si_topstories Lakers executive Jim Buss says he is ready for Kobe Bryant to retire after this season, but the team is not shutting the door on 2016-17. 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Schecter play fantasy http://www.si.com/external/link/play-fantasy?xid=si_topstories Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:30:00 -0500 http://www.si.com/external/link/play-fantasy topstories play fantasy The Ultimate Riding Partner http://www.si.com/more-sports/video/2015/08/05/kyle-ultimate-riding-partner?xid=si_topstories When it comes to mountain biking, Kyle Strait is a certified legend. The California native started racing at age 11 and soared to stardom with his... 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Ben Lyttleton offers his predictions and breaks down each group after Thursday's draw. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2015/08/27/champions-league-draw-groups-predictions-uefa writer Champions League draw analysis: Picks to make it out of each group Ben Lyttleton Ben Lyttleton NFL oddities found in the ole SI library http://www.si.com/external/link/nfl-oddities-found-ole-si-library?xid=si_topstories NFL oddities found in the ole SI library Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/nfl-oddities-found-ole-si-library writer NFL oddities found in the ole SI library Emily Kaplan Emily Kaplan Which college football coaches are on the hot seat? http://www.si.com/external/link/which-college-football-coaches-are-hot-seat?xid=si_topstories Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:45:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/external/link/which-college-football-coaches-are-hot-seat writer Which college football coaches are on the hot seat? Pete Thamel Pete Thamel U.S. Open preview: Will Serena make history? http://www.si.com/tennis/video/2015/08/28/us-open-womens-preview-will-serena-make-history?xid=si_topstories Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim previews the 2015 U.S. Open Women's singles draw. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/video/2015/08/28/us-open-womens-preview-will-serena-make-history lists U.S. Open preview: Will Serena make history? U.S. Open preview: Is a charging Federer the favorite? http://www.si.com/tennis/video/2015/08/28/us-open-mens-preview-charging-federer-favorite?xid=si_topstories Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim previews the 2015 U.S. Open Men's singles draw. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/tennis/video/2015/08/28/us-open-mens-preview-charging-federer-favorite lists U.S. Open preview: Is a charging Federer the favorite? IndyCar motorcade drives across Golden Gate Bridge to honor Justin Wilson http://www.si.com/racing/video/2015/08/28/justin-wilson-indycar-motorcade-golden-gate-bridge?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, host Maggie Gray discusses how IndyCar is remembering Justin Wilson. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:00:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/racing/video/2015/08/28/justin-wilson-indycar-motorcade-golden-gate-bridge lists IndyCar motorcade drives across Golden Gate Bridge to honor Justin Wilson Joe Horn on what it meant to play in Superdome after Hurricane Katrina http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/08/28/hurricane-katrina-joe-horn-superdome-return?xid=si_topstories On SI Now, former New Orleans Saints WR Joe Horn discusses what it was like to be able to play in the Superdome in front of fans impacted by... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:15:00 -0400 http://www.si.com/nfl/video/2015/08/28/hurricane-katrina-joe-horn-superdome-return lists Joe Horn on what it meant to play in Superdome after Hurricane Katrina Former champ Shane Mosley wants rematches with Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao http://www.si.com/boxing/video/2015/08/28/shane-mosley-rematch-mayweather-pacquiao?xid=si_topstories Former world champion Shane Mosley expressed his desire for rematch with Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in an interview with SI.com. Mosley... 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