Cody Westerlund

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A sports editor for CBSChicago.com and 670TheScore.com, Cody Westerlund also covers the Bulls. Prior to coming on board in January 2014, he previously had covered college and high school sports in the Champaign, Ill., and Ames, Iowa areas. Westerlund graduated from the University of Illinois in 2010 and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood.

Follow him on Twitter @CodyWesterlund.

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts From Bulls’ Media Day

Who will have the ball in crunch time? Will the minutes of Butler and Wade be staggered?

CBS Chicago–09/26/2016

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Bulls’ Fred Hoiberg Knows Spotlight Is On Him In 2nd Season

“I put a lot of pressure on myself,” Hoiberg says.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2016

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Levine: Dexter Fowler, Ben Zobrist Key To Cubs’ October Run Production

Fowler and Zobrist have struggled in September, but Joe Maddon is confident they’ll find their rhythm.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2016

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5 Must-See Games On Bulls’ Schedule

After defining an era of Bulls basketball, Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah return to the United Center with the Knicks on Nov. 4.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2016

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Bulls Release 2016-’17 Schedule

The Bulls will play at the Spurs on Christmas Day, while they host Tom Thibodeau and his Timberwolves on Dec. 13.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2016

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Mindful Of Minutes Workload, Bulls’ Dwyane Wade Still Willing To ‘Do Whatever For My Team’

In 2015-’16, Wade averaged 30.5 minutes per game, the fewest of his career.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2016

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Westerlund: Dwyane Wade Era In Chicago Is Going To Be A Treat

What’s clear is that the Wade experience is going to make for a good show.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2016

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Dwyane Wade Calls The Bulls ‘Jimmy Butler’s Team’

Wade wouldn’t have joined the Bulls if it wasn’t for Butler, he said.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2016

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Bulls’ Jimmy Butler On Dealing With Trade Speculation: ‘I’m A Big Boy’

“I know it’s a business,” Butler says. “If it happens, it happens. But I’m here.”

CBS Chicago–07/28/2016

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Efficiency Top Of Mind For Butler After Bulls’ Addition Of Wade, Rondo

“With their winning mentality, I think I can learn a lot from those guys,” Butler says of Wade and Rondo.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2016

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Levine: Cubs’ Rondon Ready To Move Aside For Closer Chapman

With Aroldis Chapman on the team, Hector Rondon will move into a setup role.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2016

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Butler Believes Wade, Rondo Can Help Hold Himself, Bulls To Higher Standard

“We all just want to win,” Butler says.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2016

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Bulls, Isaiah Canaan Agree To 2-Year Deal

Canaan attempted the 11th-most 3-pointers in the league last season (485), hitting at a 36.3 percent clip.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2016

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Bulls’ Doug McDermott Expects To Receive Some Power Forward Minutes This Season

“We definitely need shooters, and I feel like I can bring that to the table,” McDermott says.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2016

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Bulls Explain The Plan To Stay Competitive, Which Includes Counting On Rajon Rondo

“We didn’t want to rebuild where we become possibly a lower-lottery team long term,” GM Gar Forman says.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2016

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Bulls’ Rajon Rondo: ‘It’s Jimmy’s Team’

“Egos go out the window,” Rondo says.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts On Bulls’ Acquisition Of Dwyane Wade

The onus is on coach Fred Hoiberg to adjust to his personnel.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2016

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E’Twaun Moore Signs 4-Year Deal With Pelicans

Moore averaged 7.5 points in 59 games last season while starting a career-high 22 times.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2016

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Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Praises Derrick Rose, Says ‘It Had To Be One Of Us’ Getting Traded

“I don’t think anything’s for certain,” Butler says of whether the Bulls will for certain keep him after trade speculation.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2016

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Gar Forman Hints At Low-Profile Free Agency For Bulls

“What we got to keep in mind is not only short term but long term,” Forman says.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2016

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