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Floyd Mayweather. (Getty Images)

Betting UConn Wins Floyd Mayweather $75,000

Of course Mayweather is betting on a big event.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin have high expectations for 2014-'15. (Getty Images)

Parrish: Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (And One) For 2014-’15

Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin are the early favorites.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.

04/07/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Final Four Primer

One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

Dayton coach Archie Miller. (Getty Images)

Watch: Dayton Students Riot After Victory Over Stanford

The Flyers will play Florida on Saturday with a berth in the Final Four at stake.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

A man from Round Lake died in a plane crash in Florida.

NTSB: Suburban Man Reported ‘Fuel Emergency’ Before Fatal Fla. Plane Crash

Jeffrey Bronken, 53, was flying a Piper PA-28-181 to Florida on Saturday, on a spring break trip with his daughter, Katherine, and her friend Keyana Linbo, when the plane hit power lines while making a “forced landing” on a six-lane highway.

03/27/2014

Florida coach Billy Donovan. (Getty Images)

Updated NCAA Tournament Odds: Florida Still The Favorite

Gators guard Scottie Wilbekin is the favorite to win the tournament MOP award.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

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Police: Round Lake Man Dead, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes In Florida

A northwest suburban man is dead and two girls injured after a plane from the Chicago area crashed in eastern Florida, police said.

03/22/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

Jim Oberweis, a U.S. Senate candidate, talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Oberweis Was In Florida For Wife’s Birthday Instead Of Campaigning For Senate

His GOP opponent wants to know why Jim Oberweis went AWOL just days before the primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

03/14/2014

Doug Truax (left) and Jim Oberweis (right) are running against each other in the 2014 Republican primary for U.S. Senate. (Credit: CBS)

Senate Hopeful Slams Rival Oberweis For Florida Trip

One of the two Republicans vying to challenge U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in the fall is taking issue with his opponent being on vacation in Florida less than a week before the primary election.

03/12/2014

Roberto Luongo. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roberto Luongo Traded To Florida, Reacts With Twitter Emoticon

The move ended an eight-year run in Vancouver for Luongo.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

Boston manager John Farrell, left, argues with Dana DeMuth. (Getty Images)

A Guide To MLB’s New Expanded Replay Rules

Managers decide to challenge for the first six innings, while umps decide thereafter.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Comeback Key To Cubs’ 2014 Rebuild

By Bruce Levine- (CBS) MESA, Ariz. — Starlin Castro must return to All-Star form in order for the Cubs to move in the direction of becoming the organization they hope to become. The two-time All-Star has […]

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Ron Zook (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Reports: Former Illini Coach Ron Zook To Join Packers’ Staff

Former Illinois coach Ron Zook appears destined for Green Bay.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Pat Fitzgerald

Baker’s Dozen: Slogans Of UI, NU Sound Childish When Wins Don’t Follow

Enough with the rhetoric, Illinois and Northwestern. Win some games first.

CBS 2–02/07/2014

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