Megan Mawicke

Jamal Brown (CBS)

Phillips Academy Players Poised For Greatness

The Wildcats have a chance to get downstate and make Chicago Public League football history. As CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, these young men are already winning in the game of life.

11/20/2014

Mark Szott (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern Reserve Hoping To Join Secret Service After Football

One Wildcat reserve pulled double-duty this past summer.

09/10/2014

Kyle Schwarber. (CBS)

Kane County Cougars Offering Preview Of Cubs’ Future

While fans wait for the Cubs rebuilding process to take shape, they might just get a glimpse into their future with the Kane County Cougars. They became the Cubs Single-A affiliate in 2013.

06/26/2014

Leo High School boxing coach Kim Hickey. (Credit: CBS)

She Might Be Tiny, But Leo H.S. Boxing Coach Packs A Mean Punch

When Kim Hickey walked into Leo High School on the South Side and applied for a job as a math teacher and boxing coach, the principal said to the petite blonde woman, “You’re kidding!”

02/12/2014

The Loyola men's volleyball team at practice. (CBS)

Loyola Men’s Volleyball Team Ranked No. 1

CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke has more on the big hitters in Rogers Park.

01/30/2014

Duncan Keith

Duncan Keith Expected To Be Ready For Game 4 Despite Birth Of First Son

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith was back in Chicago Tuesday for the birth of his first son, but is expected to make it back to Minnesota in time for tonight’s Game 4 against the Wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2013

Maurice Jones-Drew and Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: Unanimous Again, Bears To Beat Jaguars Easily

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2012

Chicago Bears v Dallas Cowboys

Expert Picks: Majority Picking Bears To Lose In Dallas

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

Lovie Smith and Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: No Disagreement, Bears Bounce Back To Beat Rams

For the second time in three weeks, the group is in complete agreement.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: Majority Going With Packers In A Close One

After unanimously picking the Bears to beat the Colts in Week 1, our panel has differing opinions against the Packers.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

The Bears and Colts met in Super Bowl XLI in 2007. (Photo by:Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

Expert Picks: It’s Unanimous, Bears Will Roll Over Colts

Every week during the Bears season, our experts from 670 The Score, CBS2 and WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9 FM will provide their weekly picks for the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

In this handout image provided by the NFL, Chilo Rachal of the San Francisco 49ers poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

New Bears Guard Chilo Rachal Not Easily Rattled

After starting for the San Francisco 49ers for three years, offensive lineman Chilo Rachal was benched last season, but not much rattles this new Bear.

CBS 2–08/29/2012

Jake Chelios

Chelios’ Son Hits Blackhawks Prospect Camp

There are some interesting family ties at the Blackhawks prospect camp going on this week. The name Chris Calnan might not right a bell, but the Hawks’ third round draft pick is former Hawks’ star Jeremy Roenick’s nephew. And Jake Chelios’ familiar last name makes his bloodlines undeniable.

CBS 2–07/11/2012

Michael Reinsdorf (CBS)

Bulls’ Michael Reinsdorf: A Chip Off The Old Block

Michael Reinsdorf knows he got the job because of his last name, but a year and a half later after becoming the Bulls President and Chief Operator Officer, he is set on making a name for himself.

05/03/2012

Anthony Davis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis A Success Story For Small Chicago School

Chicago’s Anthony Davis is a freshman phenom at Kentucky. He’ll be on college basketball’s biggest stage at this weekend’s Final Four, and it’s an incredible story for a South Side kid who was unknown from an unheard of school before an unbelievable growth spurt.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

J.P. D'Amico, an Oak Park native and junior at Marquette University, suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, but his tics have diminished in the 14 months since he took up boxing. (Credit: CBS)

Oak Park Native Fighting Tourette’s Through Boxing

To some, boxing is a brutal sport. To pugilistic purists, it’s the “sweet science.” For one local aspiring fighter, the ring offers a refuge from a devastating disorder that he deals with on a daily basis.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

Doug Klein, Ida Crown Academy wrestling coach. (CBS)

Ida Crown Academy Keeps Religious Ideals Intact While Winning Regional Wrestling Title

Against all odds, The Ida Crown wrestling team persevered. They beat out some top flight teams to become the first Jewish high school wrestling team to win a regional championship in the state of Illinois.

02/13/2012

Kelsy Kurfirst

Lyons Township Gymnast Catapults Team To State Finals

A Lyons Township gymnast as catapulted her team to a berth in next week’s state finals.

CBS 2–02/10/2012

The Bolingbrook Raiders high school girls' basketball team, led by coach Tony Smith, is aiming for its 4th consecutive Illinois state title. (Credit: CBS)

Bolingbrook Girls Aiming For 4th Straight State Basketball Title

The ladies basketball team at Bolingbrook High School – led by Connecticut-bound Morgan Tuck – is going for its fourth consecutive state title.

02/07/2012

Isaac Denson (left) and Wahid Rashad (right), who are both homeless, are running in the 2011 Chicago Marathon. (Credit: CBS)

Homeless Runners To Compete In Chicago Marathon

On Sunday, 45,000 runners will pound the pavement in the Chicago Marathon. Crossing the finish line after 26.2 grueling miles will a be life changing moment, but even more so for two men who hope it’s the start of a successful run towards turning their lives around.

CBS 2–10/04/2011

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