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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls prepares to shoot a free throw against the Minnesota Timberwolves on November 1, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Butler Free Throws Lift Bulls Over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jimmy Butler’s surprise return to the Chicago Bulls’ starting lineup should really come as no surprise at all. Butler is the embodiment of the Bulls’ mind-over-matter mantra, and he returned just in time […]

11/01/2014

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Illini Defense Delivers Win Over Gophers, 28-24

Illinois turned to its much-criticized defense Saturday for a late touchdown and a defensive stand that delivered a 28-24 win over Minnesota.

10/25/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Michigan State’s No Longer The ‘Little Brother’

Saturday figures to show how far the Spartans have come and how far the Wolverines have fallen.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Photo courtesy of the Illinois athletic department.

View: Illinois To Wear ‘Gray Ghost’ Uniforms To Honor Red Grange

This is quite the new look for the Illini.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats passes the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Northwestern Wildcats on October 11, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Beats Northwestern 24-17

Jalen Myrick returned a kickoff 100 yards in the fourth quarter to atone for a penalty on the previous drive and help Minnesota defeat Northwestern, 24-17, on Saturday.

10/11/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

Buffalo's C.J. Spiller, left, and Fred Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Harris: Breaking Down Dual Backfields In Fantasy Football

Jackson or Spiller? Asiata or McKinnon? Bell or Bush? Adam Harris has answers.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris had to be helped off the field by offensive lineman Ben Braden on Saturday after getting drilled in the chin. He returned later for one play. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan AD Brandon Apologizes For Mishandling Injured QB Morris

“A serious lack of communication” allowed a concussed Shane Morris to return to the field Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: In Big Ten, Beckman Should Be Held To Higher Standard

Tim Beckman’s boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Governor Calls Vikings’ Peterson An ‘Embarrassment’

Mark Dayton is pressuring the Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Robin Ventura. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Twins-White Sox Game Postponed Due To Rain

There will be a doubleheader Saturday starting at 3:10 p.m.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: 8-8 Is In Bears’ Future

Think about it this way: It took a historic performance by a backup QB in 2013 to get to .500.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Memorial Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: With Attendance, Illini Losing The Numbers Game

Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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

Wisch: It Should Be ‘Bowl Or Bust’ For Beckman In 2014

No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

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

Wisch: To Redeem Image, Groce Needs To Seal Deal

John Groce is casting perhaps the widest net in Illini recruiting history.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Kevin Love. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Cavs, T’Wolves Reach Agreement On Love Trade

The teams still have to wait until Aug. 23 to make the deal official.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Doug McDermott. (Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Forman: McDermott ‘A Fit With This Team In The Long Term’

“If we feel there’s opportunity, we’ll always explore it,” Bulls GM Gar Forman says.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

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Former Illinois O-Lineman Afryl Passes Away

Shawn Afryl, 22, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

Kevin Love. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

AP Source: Timberwolves, Warriors Restart Love Trade Talks

Will Golden State include Klay Thompson in a deal? That’s the big question.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

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