Cody Westerlund

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A sports editor for and, 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.

Submitting ‘Maddening’ Effort, Bulls Get Trounced By 76ers

Philadelphia recorded 70 points in the paint in a 117-107 win at Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2017

Still Looking To Prove All He Can To Bulls, Niko Mirotic Shines In Win Against Pistons

Mirotic scored a season-high 28 points to lead Chicago to a 117-95 victory.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2017

Bulls’ Robin Lopez Suspended 1 Game For Fight With Raptors’ Serge Ibaka

Ibaka was suspended for one game as well.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2017

Levine: Could The Cubs Score 900 Runs? Analytics Department Projects Big Numbers

The Cubs’ internal projections have their offense improving a fair degree in 2017.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2017

Playing Freely, Bobby Portis Submits Career Night To Help Lift Bulls

Portis scored a career-best 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting in Chicago’s win over Utah.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2017

Bulls’ Dwyane Wade To Miss Rest Of Regular Season With ‘Small Fracture’ In Right Elbow

Wade suffered the injury in Wednesday’s loss to the Grizzlies.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2017

Bulls Concerned After Dwyane Wade Sprains Shooting Elbow

Wade left Wednesday’s loss early and will have an MRI on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2017

Bulls Lose Hold On Successful Formula, Falter In 2nd Half In Loss To Clippers

Chicago was undone by scoring 12 points in the third quarter, matching a season low for a period.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2017

Gar Forman: Future Salary Cap Space Vital In Bulls’ Plan Moving Forward

“It takes time,” Forman says. “You’re not going to address all your needs overnight.”

CBS Chicago–03/03/2017

Bulls’ TNT Thursday Magic Continues In Victory Against Wayward-Shooting Warriors

Chicago has won 18 consecutive home games on TNT Thursdays.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2017

Bulls Show Defensive Cracks Against Nuggets

“We got to figure out where everybody is supposed to be out on the floor,” Jimmy Butler says.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2017

Bulls’ Dwayne Wade: ‘You’ve Got To Build Around Something’

Wade remains unsure of his future with the Bulls past this season.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2017

Rajon Rondo To Remain Bulls’ 2nd-Unit Point Guard, For Now At Least

Fred Hoiberg has five point guards, including three youngsters he needs to find playing time for.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2017

Westerlund: Bulls Praise Fred Hoiberg’s Growth While Continuing To Put Him In Precarious Position

It’s been hard to see the fit in any of the additions to the Bulls’ roster in the Hoiberg era.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2017

Bulls Building ‘With’ Jimmy Butler, Not ‘Around’ Him

The Bulls didn’t receive an offer “remotely close” for Butler on trade deadline day, John Paxson says.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2017

Taj Gibson Has Mixed Emotions On Trade From Bulls To Thunder

“It’s been fun,” Gibson said of his eight years in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2017

Jimmy Butler Comes Through In Clutch As Late Call Goes Bulls’ Way

Butler’s two free throws with 0.9 seconds left after a controversial call gave Chicago a 104-103 win against Boston.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2017

Bulls’ Dwyane Wade Out Against Celtics With Illness

The Bulls (27-29) are 4-4 in games that Wade has missed this season.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2017

His Shooting Off, Jimmy Butler Controls Game In Other Ways In Bulls’ Win

Butler matched a career-high with 12 assists in Chicago’s 105-94 win against Toronto.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2017

Westerlund: Setting A Blueprint For The Bulls In Coming Months

The Bulls need to focus on the long-term future, not the present.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2017


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