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Illinois Head Coach Fires Back After Being Fired

After an investigation concluded that Illinois Head Coach Tim Beckham mistreated his athletes, Illinois fired him. On Friday evening, Beckham finally responded to the event. Statement from Tim Beckman: "I am shocked and disappointed by the decision Mike Thomas and the University of Illinois made today …. " — Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) August 28, 2015 Tim Beckman statement...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois fires head coach Tim Beckham one week before 2015 season opener.

Tim Beckham. Image via has fired head football coach Tim Beckman. The move comes a week before the Fighting Illini's Sept. 4 season opener against Kent State.The firing is a result of a school investigation into accusations that Beckman pressured players into playing where injured, and interfering with medical decisions.In a statement from the school, a preliminary...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Fires Head Football Coach Amid Misconduct Allegations

With just one week to go until the 2015 football season starts, the Illinois Fighting Illini are without a head coach. Tim Beckham was fired Friday, the result of an investigation into alligations of misconduct and mistreatment of athletes: Beckman went 12-25 in his three-year tenure and compiled an abysmal 4-20 mark in Big Ten play. More recently, several former players alleged...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. Despite a rough start to a 10-game road trip, the Tampa Bay Rays appear poised to continue their success in Houston. They can do so by handing the AL West-leading Astros back-to-back home defeats for the first time in almost two months Tuesday night. Tim Beckham hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Asdrubal Cabrera...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckham's 3-run homer helps Rays over Astros, 9-2

HOUSTON (AP) -- Tim Beckham hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Tampa Bay Rays cruised to a 9-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night. The Rays were up 1-0 when Beckham connected on his first home run since May 22 to give them a big early lead. Asdrubal Cabrera added three RBIs for the Rays, who got back on track after being swept by the Rangers in a three...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Pillar climbs wall to rob home run

Your browser does not support iframes. On Tuesday, Nolan Arenado presented a candidate for Major League Baseball’s catch of the season by making a spectacular grab down the third base line. The following day, Kevin Pillar did his best to one up him. In the top of the seventh inning, Rays second baseman Tim Beckham...Read More
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Tim Beckham activated, optioned

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated infielder Tim Beckham from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Durham, reports Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times:Hearing INF Tim Beckham activated off DL and optioned to #Rays Triple-A @durhambulls team— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 10, 2014#183098868 / gettyimages.comBeckham has missed the entire 2014 season after tearing...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Tim Beckham starts rehab following ACL surgery

Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham has begun a rehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League in an attempt to return from a torn ACL, reports Dennis Maffezzoli of the Sarasota Harold-Tribune:#Rays INF Tim Beckham @T_Beckham22 rehabbing with GCL, 3-for-4 w/run scored & 2 RBI as DH in first game since tearing ACL in offseason.— Dennis Maffezzoli (@maffsports) July 21, 2014 #183098868...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham has successful ACL surgery

Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham had successful surgery to repair the ACL in his right knee Tuesday, the team announced Wednesday. Dr. James Andrews performed the procedure in Pensacola, Fla. Beckham, 23, is expected to miss six to eight months as he rehabs. The former first overall pick tore the ligament during a workout last week. He made his major-league debut Sept. 19 against...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays' Tim Beckham tears ACL, set to miss most of 2014 season

Tim Beckham, infielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the top pick in the 2008 draft, has reportedly torn the ACL in his right knee, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Full details of how the injury occurred have not yet emerged, but it seems that it may have happened while Beckham was working out.#Rays INF Tim Beckham to miss significant portion of '14 season after tearing...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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