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Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini (Coaching) Standards Out Of Whack

Don’t blame Illinois’ admission standards for a lack of football talent — the onus is on the coaches.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Ozzie Guillen says goodbye to the crowd after his last game as White Sox manager. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: If Ventura Falls Short, Ozzie Actually Makes Sense

Surely, Ozzie Guillen’s some lessons, and he’s now expressed a willingness to return to the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: LeBron’s Return Hits Home For Illini Nation

Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: A Proposal For The ‘Barnstorming Illini’ In 2015

Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Wisch: LeBron’s Desired Legacy Can Only Be Safe At Home

LeBron James can write a storybook ending by returning to Cleveland and winning a ring.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

State Farm Center. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back Home

Bidding’s open, and there’s an aura about holding it at the state’s flagship university.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: Bryant, Baez And A Weekend In Des Moines

Flashes of promise and ghosts of the past inhabit the Iowa Cubs’ Principal Park.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Wisch: LeBron Is More Chamberlain Than He Is Jordan

How will his losses in the NBA Finals affect LeBron’s legacy?

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Spending Dollars To Extend Samardzija Makes Sense

Jeff Samardzija’s arm has much less wear and tear than that of most 29-year-olds.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Crews work to finish installing a TRUMP sign on the side of the Trump Tower in Chicago (Credit: Kris Kridel/CBS)

Wisch: With Wrigley Signs, City Must Avoid Being ‘Trumped’

It’s been called a “wart.” It’s been called a “desecration.” And it’s been called as “subtle as Godzilla.”

670 The Score–06/13/2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2014 NFL Draft in New York City. (Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Windy City Deserves To Feel An NFL Draft

The NFL Draft needs a change of scenery and belongs in a city that loves football.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

North Carolina's Rashad McCants in 2003. (Craig Jones/Getty Images)

Wisch: I’m Now A Rashad McCants Fan

Former North Carolina star McCants says he took fake classes to stay eligible in college.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Time For Cubs To Draft A Pitcher And Enter Arms Race

The Cubs need a couple power pitchers to reach their ultimate goal.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time Kris Bryant Gets The Big League Promotion

Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Penn State coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: Notre Dame, Penn State Taking Recruiting Fight To The SEC

SEC coaches are crying foul as coaches from the North help coach (recruit) at camps down South.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Court Is The Last Place Cubs Need To Be

The Cubs would be best served to buy out the contract with the rooftop owners.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Brandon Saad with the Stanley Cup in 2013. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisch: How Does Blackhawks’ Run So Far Compare To Bulls’ Three-Peats?

Not since Michael and Scottie has anyone shown Chicago greatness like these Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Groce’s Leadership A Bright Spot in Dark Illini Saga

John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2014

Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Rutgers’ Bad Rep A Scarlet Letter For Big Ten

Rutgers just can’t get out of its own way.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Big Ten Must Remember Roots While Branching Out East

If you add schools out East, you need to embrace the region. And the Big Ten has already.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

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