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TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide pulls in this touchdown reception against Vernon Hargreaves III #1 of the Florida Gators at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Can Alabama’s Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?

History suggests it will be difficult for Cooper to break the wide receiver drought.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

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NIU’s Winning Streak On The Road Ends In Arkansas

The win for the Razorbacks (3-1) snapped a 17-game road winning streak for the Huskies, whose last road loss came at Central Michigan in 2011.

09/20/2014

Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Should Push For Big 12 Membership

In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Arkansas guard Fred Gulley. (Getty Images)

Watch: The NIT’s Still Good For An Absurd Dunk Here And There

Arkansas guard Fred Gulley’s slam can rival any this season.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn. (Getty Images)

Reports: NCAA Football Rules Committee Drops Slow-Down Proposal

Offenses can continue to snap the ball as soon as they want.

CBS 2–03/05/2014

Marcus Smart. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Bubble Watch: Oklahoma State Moving Up, Missouri Falling Back

Arkansas and Oklahoma State are making runs, while Missouri and Stanford are struggling.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

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ComEd Crews To Help Little Rock In Face Of Ice Storm

ComEd Friday dispatched 50 linemen and support personnel, and several dozen trucks, 650 miles south of Chicago to help the local utility cope with an ice storm that is expected to coat the Little Rock, Ark., area with as much as an inch of ice.

12/06/2013

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Arkansas Man Robbed, Shot Dead After Asking For Directions

A 55-year-old man from Arkansas was killed early Thursday morning, when a gunman robbed and shot him, after the victim and his cousin had pulled over to ask for directions.

10/17/2013

Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase (2) drops back to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas State in Champaign, Ill., Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011. Illinois defeated Arkansas State 33-15. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Illinois Starts Slow But Tops Arkansas State 33-15

Illinois started slow but used 100-yard receiving days from A.J. Jenkins and Darius Millines to open the season with a 33-15 win over Arkansas State on Saturday.

09/03/2011

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Suit: Priest Sexually Assaulted Girl At Catholic High School

An Arkansas woman claiming she was sexually assaulted at an all-girls Catholic high school in Chicago in the 1970s filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Archdiocese of Chicago.

07/12/2011

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Tornado Reported In Central Illinois

Authorities say nearly two dozen homes in central Illinois were damaged after a possible tornado touchdown in downstate Menard County.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Arkansas Fatal Shooting

Police Probe Suburban Man’s Murder In Ark.

The investigation continues, after a 20-year-old Villa Park man and his mother were shot to death in Arkansas, apparently by the woman’s husband.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2010

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Suburban Man, Mother, Shot Dead In Arkansas

CHICAGO (STMW) – A 20-year-old Villa Park man and his mother were shot to death in Arkansas on Christmas Eve morning, apparently by the woman’s husband, police said.

12/26/2010

Arkansas radio host fired for wearing Florida Gators hat

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — An Arkansas radio personality announced that she was fired Monday, two days after wearing a Florida Gators hat to an Arkansas Hogs news conference.

08/17/2010