CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Dave Wischnowsky

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.

Dave Wischnowsky

Dave Wischnowsky

Malcolm Hill. (Getty Images)

Wisch: In Lost Season, Illini Freshmen Providing Hope

The future’s more fun to look at than the present for the Illini.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Downtown Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Wisch: Imagining The Opening Ceremony To A Chicago Olympics

Michael Jordan would have to light the torch after a tribute to the city’s diversity.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Joe Bertrand. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: What Will Illini Hoops Transfers Bring in 2014-’15?

Illinois needs a pick-up from Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks and Darius Paul next fall.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2014

Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Poor Is The State Of Illinois Recruiting

Wednesday was not Signing Day for the Illini. It was Sighing Day after a subpar recruiting class.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

John Groce. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Revenue Sports At Risk Of A Postseason O-fer

The Illini are at risk of seeing their two main revenue sports miss the postseason in the same academic year for the first time since 1998-’99.

670 The Score–01/31/2014

Notre Dame Stadium. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Notre Dame Breaking Ground, Busting Up Traditions

Notre Dame doesn’t want to ruin the tradition of its stadium, but doesn’t seem to care about ruining other traditions.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Mike Thomas’ To-Do List In Champaign

Mike Thomas has plenty to accomplish to earn his pay raise.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Chris Collins. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Wisch: Can Collins Keep It Up At Northwestern?

When it comes to the glory days of Northwestern basketball, there’s a lot more daze than there is glory.

670 The Score–01/25/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: With Maddux, HOF Chooses Logic Over Logos

When he’s inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer, Maddux won’t be any of them – and yet, at the same time, he’ll be all of them.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2014

John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Struggling Illini Need To Rediscover Their Toughness

The Illini’s poor start in conference play is all too familiar.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2014

New Cubs mascot, Clark, and Cubs prospect Kris Bryant, high five with children at Advocate Illinois Masonic’s Pediatric Developmental Center in Chicago on January 13, 2014. (Credit: Steve Green/Chicago Cubs)

Wisch: How The Cubs Can Repair Their Mascot Mess

Here are some ideas to fix the bad PR the mascot brought this week.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2014

New Cubs mascot, Clark, and Cubs prospects (from left) Kris Bryant, Armando Rivero and Arodys Vizcaino start a cheer with children at Advocate Illinois Masonic’s Pediatric Developmental Center in Chicago on January 13, 2014. (Credit: Steve Green/Chicago Cubs)

Wisch: New Mascot Is Bad News Bears For Frustrated Cubs Fans

The Cubs’ new mascot falls short.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images.)

Wisch: A Brave In The Hall, But Is Maddux A Cub At Heart?

Come July, Greg Maddux will enter the Hall of Fame with an Atlanta Braves cap emblazoned on his plaque. And that’s absolutely as it should be.

670 The Score–01/10/2014

Kendrick Nunn gets blocked by Nigel Hayes. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Blowout Gives Illini Something To Forget – And Remember

Buckle up, Illini fans. And, well, Bucky up, too. Because, remember, this isn’t going to be a smooth ride.

670 The Score–01/09/2014

Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux. (Credit: Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Fans Deserve Thomas-Maddux HOF Induction

The fan bases don’t often agree on much, but let’s hope we can all agree on that.

670 The Score–01/07/2014

Crews work to remove snow from the field during an NFL game. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Wisch: NFL Is Already Dumb For Its Cold-Weather Super Bowl

We’re still a month away from the Big Game, but it’s already a mistake – for more than one reason.

670 The Score–01/03/2014

Rose Bowl. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Rose Bowl

As you prepare to watch today’s game, here are five other things you might not have known about the Rose Bowl and its participants over the years.

670 The Score–01/01/2014

Greg Maddux winds back to pitch during a game in the 1988 season at Wrigley Field.  (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images )

Wisch: Maddux Should Be A Unanimous HOFer

Come next week, Greg Maddux will make the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. But he almost certainly won’t make it in the way he should.

670 The Score–12/31/2013

Brandon Paul  drives to the basket against Phil Pressey of the Missouri Tigers during the Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game. (Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: It Doesn’t Get Better Than Braggin’ Rights

A few years ago, when rumors were swirling about Missouri potentially jumping from the Big 12 to Jim Delany’s favorite league, there was one B1G reason why I didn’t want it to happen.

670 The Score–12/21/2013

previous

next