Major college sports programs have taken what could be a major step toward sharing their wealth with the student-athletes whose performances help line their coffers. Thursday's vote impacts the Power 5 conferences, including the Big Ten.
A professor of labor relations says the NCAA’s approval of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit over head injuries is good news in that it would obligate schools to have safety protocols for athletes. But Michael LeRoy thought the amount would be more.
A federal judge in Chicago stopped short of granting preliminary approval for class-action concussions settlement against the NCAA. He says he needs more time to decide if it's a good deal.
The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit. A federal court ruling obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali has won the Tour de France, becoming the first Italian to win cycling's greatest race in 16 years.
University of Illinois Trustees have signed off on a $4.5 million increase in renovations at the State Farm Center, as well as a raise and extension for men's basketball coach John Groce.
When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign.
A Champaign County judge has rejected a former University of Illinois football staff member's claim that an anti-weapons law is unconstitutional.
Eastern Illinois University has hired University of Illinois administrator Tom Michael as the Panthers' new athletic director.
In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.