If nothing else, Dave Wischnowsky is an Illinois boy. Raised in Bourbonnais, educated at the University of Illinois and bred on sports in the Land of Lincoln, he now resides on Chicago’s North Side, just blocks from Wrigley Field. Formerly a reporter and blogger for the Chicago Tribune, Dave currently writes a syndicated column, The Wisch List, which you can check out via his blog at wischlist.com. Follow him on Twitter at @wischlist.
John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.
Rutgers just can’t get out of its own way.
If you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.
In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Wisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.
The frosty relationship will continue until Sammy Sosa tells the truth.
Fergie’s final masterpiece and a wild brawl will never fade from the memory.
It appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.
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 [...]
Sadly, Derrick Rose is more Mark Prior than Michael Jordan nowadays in Chicago sports lore.
How many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.
There’s a growing sentiment that the Olympics are coming back to America in 2024.
The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.
Should Duke’s Jabari Parker go pro? Should Kansas’ Joel Embiid? What about Kentucky’s Julius Randle, or any of the Wildcats’ other fab frosh?
It’s best for all if Tim Beckman just has a realistic view of his program.
Can Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu be the baseball stars this city craves?
Illinois’ athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.
Northwestern is embarking on a $3.75-billion fundraising campaign, but Welsh-Ryan Arena will remain an eyesore.
Had John Groce gone to his bench earlier in the season, the Illini might be in the NCAA Tournament.