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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Dwyane Wade, Bulls Get Back To Their Basketball In Win Against Cavs

“The way that we played is the way we want to play to win,” Wade says.

CBS Chicago–4 hours ago

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Bulls To Rest Dwyane Wade On Saturday At Mavericks

The Bulls are amid their only stretch of four games in five nights this season.

CBS Chicago–9 hours ago

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Bulls’ Bench Providing Plenty Of Reason For Worry

The Bulls’ bench was outscored 56-16 in a loss to the Lakers on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2016

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Bulls’ Dwyane Wade (Tooth) Will Play Against Lakers

Wade had previously been questionable after having emergency root work done on a tooth.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2016

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Bulls’ Michael Carter-Williams Has Bone Chip In Wrist, Out At Least 2 More Weeks

Carter-Williams’ left wrist continues to have “significant” swelling.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2016

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Dwyane Wade On Jimmy Butler: ‘Taking That Next Step To Stardom’

Butler’s 37-8-9 line in a win Saturday put him in the company of Jordan and Pippen.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2016

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Bulls’ Doug McDermott Placed In Concussion Protocol

“I didn’t like the signs I saw,” Bulls teammate Taj Gibson said of seeing McDermott’s injury.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2016

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Bulls Finding Success When Valuing Ball Movement

“When we value the possession, good things happen,” coach Fred Hoiberg says.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2016

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Emotional Homecoming For Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose Also A Winning One

“There was a lot of love in the building tonight,” Noah said of returning to the United Center.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2016

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Derrick Rose On Exit From Bulls: ‘Surprising’ But ‘Never Stung’

“People just didn’t understand me,” Rose says of his ending with the Bulls. “I didn’t let them.”

CBS Chicago–11/04/2016

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Dwyane Wade Sets Tone As Bulls Show Fight In Opening Night Win

Wade scored 22 points in his Bulls debut, a 105-99 win against the Celtics.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2016

Chicago Cubs fans hold signs after the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series to advance to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade, Bulls Praise Cubs’ Team Chemistry, Swagger

“They came out swinging,” Wade says of the Cubs. “They stuck together.”

CBS Chicago–10/23/2016

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Michael Carter-Williams Reverses Course, Won’t Wear No. 1 That Used To Be Derrick Rose’s

“I’m not trying to step on anyone’s toes,” Carter-Williams says. “It’s a number I like.”

CBS Chicago–10/17/2016

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Bulls Acquire Michael Carter-Williams From Bucks In Exchange For Tony Snell

Carter-Williams will fight for minutes in the backcourt off the Bulls bench.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2016

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Westerlund: 5 Thoughts On Bulls’ Preseason Opener

Denzel Valentine impressed, while Nikola Mirotic struggled.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2016

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Fred Hoiberg Giving Dwyane Wade Carte Blanche To Dole Out ‘Tough Love’ To Bulls

“It’s about us policing each other,” Wade says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2016

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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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