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Cody Westerlund

Cody Westerlund

Cody Westerlund

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 Lake View area now.

Follow him on Twitter @CodyWesterlund.

Pau Gasol. (Getty Images)

Gasol Comes To Chicago Championship Dreaming

The Bulls view Pau Gasol as a unique facilitator and finisher they haven’t had in years past.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Bulls, McDermott Believe They’re An Ideal Match

“I’ll do whatever they want me to do,” Doug McDermott says.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Optimistic That Rose Will Participate With Team USA

“All indications” are that Derrick Rose will join Team USA in late July.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Bulls Get Draft Night Wish, Turn Eyes To Bigger Prize

Chicago got its man in Doug McDermott and now turns its eyes toward Carmelo Anthony.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

LeBron James. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: LeBron’s Message Frames Bulls’ Potential Conundrum

There could come a Kevin Love-vs.-Carmelo Anthony moment of truth for Chicago management.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Report: Anthony Will Opt Out, Test Free Agency

The Bulls will have their chance to woo Carmelo Anthony to Chicago.

06/22/2014

The Clippers' Matt Barns, left, official Tony Brothers, center, and the Thunder's Nick Collison. (Richard Rowe/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Defense Of Officials Everywhere

An often forgotten rule appears lost on Doc Rivers and those rushing to judgment.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Joakim Noah. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Noah Takes 4th In MVP Voting

Joakim Noah drew notoriety after a career year.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

Bulls general manager Gar Forman. (Getty Images)

GM Forman ‘Confident’ Mirotic Will Come To Bulls — Eventually

Gar Forman also said the Bulls will “evaluate” whether to use the amnesty provision on Carlos Boozer.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Manner Of Bulls’ Ending Predictable, Fitting

“The future’s bright, but it’s been bright for a while now,” Taj Gibson says.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thibodeau On Adam Silver: He Was ‘Very Strong’

Tom Thibodeau called Donald Sterling’s banishment a statement that needed to be made.

04/29/2014

Joakim Noah, left, grabs a rebound. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Lacking Crunch-Time Closer, Bulls Hit By Reality

There’s only a few tomorrows left for Chicago without a go-to guy late.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Bulls guard D.J. Augustin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Wizards Find Tactical Magic As Bulls Search For Adjustments

Chicago will have its hands full in a first-round series it now trails 1-0.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2014

Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: As Heat Rest, Bulls Only Know One Way – ‘Stop For Nothing’

Ninety-nine seconds Monday displayed why Miami would rather delay a matchup with Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Bulls Grab Inside Track To Favorable Postseason Path

Just when we think we’ve diagnosed the Bulls, they have another dose of will in them.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Joakim Noah, left, and Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: Bulls Believe They’re Playing Their Best Ball

Taj Gibson says, “When we’re right, we feel like we can beat anybody.”

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

D.J. Augustin. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Augustin On Future With Bulls: ‘I Would Love To Be Back’

It’s no longer about if D.J. Augustin is wanted. It’s about how much someone will pay.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: Facing Celtics Reminds Thibodeau Of Good Times, Lessons Learned

Tom Thibodeau believes it’s only a matter of time before Brad Stevens has Boston winning big.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge drives on Chicago's Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: Game Puts Bulls Back In Their Place

When shots aren’t falling within the system, there’s little to no recourse for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2014

Chicago's Carlos Boozer battles Indiana's Paul George for a loose ball. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Pacers Don’t Strike Fear In Bulls

Taj Gibson says playing Indiana is “like looking at your twin.”

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

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