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Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff. (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Big Ten Media Days Notebook: Iowa’s Scherff A Freak Among Men

At 315 pounds himself, Brandon Sherff has famously cleaned 443 pounds three times.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

Cubs Promote Soler, Almora

They are two of the organization’s top five prospects.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

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

Scott Boras: Bring Bryant Up In September

The calls are growing louder, but Cubs management isn’t budging from its plan.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Manny Ramirez Retires After Testing Positive For 2nd Time

Ramirez Moving Up To Triple A Iowa Next Week

(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs plan to promote former All Star slugger Manny Ramirez to Triple A Iowa next week. President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein on Friday said Ramirez, who has been getting in […]

06/20/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: ‘Don’t Forsee’ Scenario To Promote Bryant In ’14

The Cubs are intent on sticking to their plan.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

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

Watch: Kris Bryant Homers In Triple-A Debut

That didn’t take long.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Iowa’s Coach McCaffery

The fiery Fran McCaffery has won over fans and turned the tide of Hawkeye basketball.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

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

Cubs Promote Kris Bryant To Triple-A Iowa

Bryant was hitting .355 with 22 homers in 68 games in Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Sioux City To Commemorate 25th Anniversary Of United 232 Crash

In a month, the people of Sioux City, Ia., will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the crash of a crippled, Chicago-bound United Airlines DC-10 that was forced to make an emergency landing at Sioux Gateway Airport.

06/14/2014

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Chicago Area Dodges Worst Of Midwest Storms

Though some rain began moving through the Chicago area Wednesday morning, the worst of a damaging storm system headed east from Iowa and Missouri was passing well south of the city and suburbs.

06/04/2014

jose Veras. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Cut Ties With Reliever Veras

Welington Castillo has also been placed on the DL, while Hector Rondon has been activated.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Pedro Strop. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Activate Strop From DL, Wright From Paternity List

Hector Rondon goes onto the paternity leave list as well.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

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Javy Baez Is Heating Up

Baez is hitting .464 in his last seven games at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Emma: Let’s Finally Accept Big Ten’s Eastern Expansion

The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

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

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan. (Getty Images)

Duke-Wisconsin Headlines 2014 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Ohio State makes a visit to Louisville in another marquee matchup.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2014

Javy Baez. (Getty Images)

Javy Baez Placed On 7-Day DL At Triple-A Iowa

Baez suffered the injury taking ground balls during batting practice.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2014

Illinois' State Farm Center. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Could Illinois Support Another Big Ten School?

This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Levine: Renteria Reiterates — Baez Returning To Minors

The Cubs continue to insist Javier Baez will be the everyday shortstop at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

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

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