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The old Joe Paterno statue was torn down in July 2012. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Building A Better Paterno Statue

Why is it so important to some that there is a fantasy world in which none of this happened?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Northwestern Players Vote Whether To Join Union

Northwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes. Just don’t expect results any time soon.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

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Report: Illini’s Darius Paul Arrested For Resisting Officer, Underage Drinking

(CBS) Illinois basketball player Darius Paul was arrested early Tuesday morning for resisting a police officer and underage drinking, according to the Champaign News-Gazette. The 20-year-old Paul evaded police after they saw he and another man […]

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Getty Images)

Illinois, Northwestern Each Tabbed For BTN Primetime Game

Both squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

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Wisch: What I Like – And Don’t – About The Illini Rebrand

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) These days in college sports, it almost seems as if the game of fashion is more important than the actual games themselves. And when it comes to recruiting, it actually […]

670 The Score–04/17/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Report: Florida State ‘Did Little’ To Investigate Winston Case, While Police Investigation Was Flawed

Multiple leads weren’t followed up on in a timely manner, if at all.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Jabari Parker. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parker Meeting With Coach K Today, Will Decide Tomorrow Whether To Declare For NBA Draft

Parker is projected to be a top-three pick by most draft pundits.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Emma: Unity Too Strong For Northwestern Unionization

On April 25, Northwestern’s scholarship football players will vote on the potential formation of a union, the first of its kind in college athletics.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images

Bernstein: Let’s See Northwestern Lead

This is time for the kind of innovation and pioneering of which they speak.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

Wes Lunt, while at Oklahoma State. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Past QBs Show Lunt Could Be An Illini Savior

How many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Michigan State's Adreian Payne holding Lacey Holsworth. (Getty Images)

Watch: Tom Izzo Gives Heartfelt Speech On ‘Princess Lacey’

Lacey Holsworth passed away earlier this week after a battle with cancer.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

NCAA president Mark Emmert. (Getty Images)

Doyel: Players Union Won’t Ruin College Sports

Don’t give in to the scare tactics of the leaders of college sports.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Northwestern QB Siemian Says Union Push Was Rushed, Wrong

Northwestern players are set to vote April 25 on whether to unionize.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Northwestern Files Appeal To Overturn College Football Union Ruling

- The issue of a football union at Northwestern University is far from settled, even though first round went to the players.

04/09/2014

UMass guard Derrick Gordon. (Getty Images)

UMass Guard Derrick Gordon Steps Forward As First Openly Gay Player In Men’s D1 Basketball

Gordon was inspired by the reception Jason Collins received in NBA circles.

04/09/2014

Aaron Bailey. (Getty Images)

Illini Let 3 QBs Compete As They Weigh When To Name Starting QB

Illini coach Tim Beckman might not make a decision until summer.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

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Maryland Will Unveil ‘Big Ten-Themed’ Ice Cream Flavor To Celebrate Move To New Conference

Maryland will hold a two-day celebration to commemorate its move.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Brian Kelly. (Getty Images)

Notre Dame, Georgia In Talks For Football Series

A home-and-home series in 2018 and 2019 is being discussed.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Wisch: When It Comes To Titles, Big Ten Is Final Forlorn

The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin have high expectations for 2014-'15. (Getty Images)

Parrish: Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (And One) For 2014-’15

Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014