Illinois basketball coach John Groce. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Basketball’s One Silver Lining

Without a “bad” loss, Illinois still holds out NCAA Tournament hopes.

CBS Chicago–17 hours ago

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Blackhawks-Ducks

Puck drop is set for 9 p.m. at the Honda Center.

CBS Chicago–18 hours ago

Jon Bostic (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images).

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Linebackers

Chicago needs to find a linebacker who’s a dangerous edge rusher.

CBS Chicago–18 hours ago

Joakim Noah. (Gary Dineen/Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Suns

Tip-off is set for 9:30 p.m. CT at US Airways Center.

CBS Chicago–19 hours ago

Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita in 2009. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Legend Stan Mikita Suffering From Dementia

Mikita is the franchise’s all-time leading point scorer.

CBS Chicago–19 hours ago

Rita Jeptoo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years For Doping

Jeptoo has won the Chicago Marathon twice.

CBS Chicago–19 hours ago

Lakers forward Jordan Hill. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bad Bulls Are Good Star-Makers

Jordan Hill, Hassan Whiteside, Rudy Gobert. They’ve all been studs against Chicago.

CBS Chicago–20 hours ago

Adam Clendening. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Blackhawks Keep Eye On Future In Dealing Away Adam Clendening

Chicago acquired 18-year-old Gustav Forsling, who figures to be ready in two or three years.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Chicago Blackhawks logo on jersey. (Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Blackhawks Acquire Defenseman Gustav Forsling From Canucks

Chicago has traded away Adam Clendening.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Getty Images)

DePaul Falls To Providence, 83-72

Tommy Hamilton led the Blue Demons with 22 points.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Cubs Announce Details For Ernie Banks’ Memorial Service, Procession

The memorial service starts Saturday at 10 a.m.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right. (Getty Images)

Report: Jimmy Butler Named An All-Star Reserve For Eastern Conference

Butler is averaging 20.1 points and 6.0 rebounds in a league-high 39.5 minutes per game.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

The Bears celebrate an interception by rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller on Sunday night in a win against the 49ers. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Cornerbacks

In a three-receiver league, the Bears need more talent at the cornerback position.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Tom Thibodeau and Gar Forman. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gar Forman: ‘No Basis’ To Speculation On Tom Thibodeau

The Bulls have gone into damage control.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Bears safety Ryan Mundy, top. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images).

NFL: Concussions Were Down 25 Percent This Season

The concussion rate is down to 0.43 per game, the NFL says.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Aaron Hernandez. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Prosecutors, Defense Present Cases In Aaron Hernandez Trial

Both sides presented their initial cases Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Dayan Viciedo reacts after striking out. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Levine: Dayan Viciedo Runs Out Of Time In Chicago

The White Sox are in win-now mode and couldn’t wait on Viciedo’s development.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler To Return For Bulls, While Mike Dunleavy Still Questionable

Butler appears to be recovered from an illness.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Notre Dame celebrates the win over Duke. (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Emma: Fighting Irish Primed For Special Season

Notre Dame made a statement with its win over fourth-ranked Duke.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Derrick Rose, right. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Lakers

Tip-off is set for 9:30 p.m. CT at the Staples Center.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015