Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: High Hopes Don’t Faze Badgers

“We have a lot of expectations of ourselves,”Frank Kaminsky says.

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Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Durkin: Forte Keeps Hall Of Fame In Mind

Matt Forte doesn’t focus on his numbers, but they are Hall of Fame-worthy.

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Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Bushrod A Full Participant; Briggs Still Out

The Bears’ starting offensive line practiced together for the first time since Week 1.

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Kentucky coach John Calipari.  (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tabbed No. 1 In Preseason Coaches Poll

(CBS) With most of its core coming back from a national runner-up finish, Kentucky has been tabbed as the preseason No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday. After falling to […]

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Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 7

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

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Blackhawks defenseman Kyle Cumiskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Blackhawks Place Kyle Cumiskey On Waivers

This would seemingly open up room for Michal Rozsival to return.

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Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Illini’s Groce: We Have ‘Excitement, Momentum’

Illinois basketball coach John Groce had plenty to talk about at Big Ten media day.

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Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Thomason: Week 7 Fantasy Football Sleepers

Give these guys a play if you’re looking for one-week replacement with a good matchup.

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Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, left, and Traevon Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Preseason Big Ten Basketball Storylines

Big Ten basketball media day is upon us, and the season’s just around the corner.

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Durkin’s Playbook: Bears’ Trips Bunch Verticals

We take an All-22 look at the Bears’ trips bunch verticals scheme.

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Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 7 Position-By-Position Fantasy Rankings

Joe Ostrowski is here to help with your tough fantasy football decisions.

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Mason Raymond #21 and Joe Colborne #8 of the Calgary Flames battle for the puck with Trevor van Riemsdyk #57 and Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on October 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hiller Helps Flames Beat Blackhawks, 2-1

Jonas Hiller made 49 saves, and Mikael Backlund scored at 4:35 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a win.

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Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Ratliff Is Bears’ ‘Bell Cow’ In The Middle

Through six games, the Bears’ defense ranks 10th against the run.

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Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Bears Coaches Explain Kick Return Struggles

No Bears returner has brought the ball past the 18-yard line. Why do they keep trying?

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Bears linebacker Shea McClellin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: McClellin Practices In Full, But Briggs Still Out

Also, the Bears are resting Matt Forte on Wednesdays because of his heavy workload.

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Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Charles Tillman On Future: ‘Maybe 2 Years? Max? That’d Be Awesome’

Charles Tillman believes he’ll play next season despite his current injury problems.

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Listen: Convenience Store Clerk Gets Robbed While Calling Into Sports Radio Show

There was so much going with this overnight caller.

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Report: Former Illinois Assistant Wayne McClain Passes Away

McClain was a former Illinois assistant and state champion high school coach.

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Rodgers Not The First NFL QB Illini Dropped The Ball On

Illinois football has whiffed on some great signal-callers in the past two decades.

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