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Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. (Jason Miler/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Manziel Is Great Theater, Regardless

This reality show is almost too good to be true.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

NCAA president Mark Emmert. (Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Concussion Suit With $70M Fund

“I wouldn’t say these changes solve the safety problems, but they do reduce the risks,” a lead attorney said.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

The Bourbonnais water tower. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: Rookie Class Playing Meaningful Reps

Three rookies are getting meaningful first-team reps on defense.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian. (John Gress/Getty Images)

Big Ten Media Days Notebook: Union Experience Rallies Northwestern Together

On the East Coast, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says his squad “moves the needle on TV in New York City.”

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Derrick Rose, left. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Positive Returns On Day 1 Of Camp For Rose

Derrick Rose is showing off his old explosiveness.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Judge Approves Record-Setting $2B Sale Of Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Judge Michael Levanas […]

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Watch: Patrick Kane Part Of New Gatorade Commercial

Kane is getting some national pub.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Eagles coach Chip Kelly. (Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Chip Kelly Really, Really Thinks The NFL Draft Is Overhyped

Kelly says he sometimes falls asleep at the NFL Combine.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Derrick Rose. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

D-Rose: Will Be Funny To See Doubters ‘Eat Their Words’

Derrick Rose is facing top-level competition at the USA Basketball training camp in Las Vegas.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs To Trade Barney To Dodgers

Chicago will receive a player to be named later for Darwin Barney.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Tucker Has Chance To Make Mark On Bears’ Defense

“It’s a ‘we’ thing,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Illinois running back Josh Ferguson, left. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma: For Illinois, It’s ‘Win Or Die’

Illini football coach Tim Beckman understands the pressure he’s facing this season.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

LeBron James in 2009 with Cleveland. (Getty Images)

MJ Is ‘Cool’ With LeBron Wearing No. 23 Again

LeBron James has previously paid tribute to Michael Jordan’s famous No. 23.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Knows Just How Far To Hit The Ball For A Homer

Thirteen of Abreu’s MLB-best 30 homers have barely gotten out, according to advanced research.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heyman: Danks Is Yankees’ ‘Most Likely’ Target

The Yankees are in search of rotation depth after a string of injuries.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: Rockies-Cubs

Yohan Flande opposes Tsuyoshi Wada tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Stephen A. Smith. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stephen A. Smith Apologizes For Short-Sighted Comments On Domestic Abuse

Stephen A. Smith called Friday’s remarks “the most egregious error” of his career.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Chicago White Sox

Watch: White Sox Double-A Affiliate Barons Got In Two Huge Brawls

Tempers flared, cooled, then flared again.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Hall of Fame inductee Greg Maddux, second from left, poses for a photograph with his plaque with and, from left to right, Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson, Hall of Fame chairman Jane Forbes Clark and MLB commissioner Bud Selig at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: Maddux Stays In Character In Hall Of Fame Speech

Greg Maddux was truly one of a kind in a 22-year career in which he won 355 games.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2014

Jeremiah Ratliff. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: New Defensive Line Sets The Tone

The Bears held their first padded practice of 2014 on Sunday in front of a raucous crowd of faithful fans.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2014