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Illinois guard Tracy Abrams.  (Credit:  Ethan Miller, Getty)

Abrams, Illinois Edge No. 23 Missouri 65-64 In Braggin’ Rights Game

Tracy Abrams scored a season-best 22 points and made two free throws with 4.6 seconds to lift Illinois over No. 23 Missouri 65-64 Saturday in the annual Braggin’ Rights game.

12/21/2013

Brandon Paul  drives to the basket against Phil Pressey of the Missouri Tigers during the Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game. (Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: It Doesn’t Get Better Than Braggin’ Rights

A few years ago, when rumors were swirling about Missouri potentially jumping from the Big 12 to Jim Delany’s favorite league, there was one B1G reason why I didn’t want it to happen.

670 The Score–12/21/2013

ACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during warmups at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or Not

If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.

12/03/2013

Joseph Paul Franklin (Credit: Missouri Department of Corrections)

White Supremacist Serial Killer Executed In Missouri

Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first execution in nearly three years.

11/20/2013

This female Maltese, 8 weeks old, was stolen from the Petland in Lake Saint Louis. (Petland)

Three Stolen Puppies Returned Safe

Three designer puppies stolen late last week from three different pet stores were dropped off at a Petland in Missouri on Sunday.

11/11/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Collins A Risk For Northwestern

Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

Arsalan Kazemi of the Oregon Ducks (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & More

Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.

03/21/2013

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Rothstein: 68 Reasons To Be Excited For The NCAA Tournament

Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!

03/19/2013

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Rothstein: 5 Teams That Can Break Open A Bracket; Colorado, Cal & More

The Buffaloes have NCAA Tournament experience and really defend. Colorado is good enough to win two games in the field of 68.

03/15/2013

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No. 10 Illinois Falls To No. 12 Missouri In Braggin’ Rights Game

Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 12 Missouri over No. 10 Illinois 82-73 in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.

12/22/2012

Rep. Joe Walsh

Report: Rep. Walsh Criticizes GOP Leaders For Not Standing Up For Akin

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has criticized the leaders of his party for failing to stand up for embattled Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) during his race for the U.S. Senate.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

When Georgia Lee Dvorak of Berwyn died, she left behind her 11-year-old cat, “Boots.” (Credit: Georgia Lee Dvorak estate)

Orphaned Cat Saved From Execution Adopted By Missouri Woman

A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Shut Up About Your Brackets

I know. Three of your Final Four teams are already out, your chances of winning blown up after two rounds. Or you have fourteen of the Sweet Sixteen. Great.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2012

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No. 9 Missouri Holds Off No. 25 Illinois 78-74

Phil Pressey had 18 points, five assists and two steals, and ninth-ranked Missouri held off a second-half charge by No. 25 Illinois for a 78-74 victory in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Thursday night.

12/22/2011

Justin Durbin is accused of driving off with high-end cars across the country, including Naperville. (Naperville Police Dept.)

High-End Auto Thief Wanted In Illinois, 3 Other States

A Naperville car dealership is among those who have been duped by a serial car thief with a taste for the finer things.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Earthquake

Downstate Illinois Residents Awoken By Earthquake

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck in southeast Missouri Tuesday morning, and was felt in parts of downstate Illinois.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

For Dogs Sake

Church Group Sends ‘Comfort Dogs’ To Tornado-Ravaged Joplin, Mo.

The Addison-based Lutheran Church Charities is using “comfort dogs” to help stressed people in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo.

WBBM Newsradio–06/01/2011

Massive damage in Jordan Aubey's neighborhood in Joplin. (Credit: Eryn Fenske)

College Student Organizes Collection For Joplin Tornado Survivors

A young man with a plan will be headed Wednesday with two truckloads of goods for those in need in Joplin, Mo., which has been devastated by tornadoes.

WBBM Newsradio–05/31/2011

Missouri Flooding

Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River Towns

Downstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Matt Painter

Painter Staying At Purdue

It was reported earlier on Wednesday that Purdue head coach Matt Painter was likely leaving to become the coach of Missouri. However, Purdue officials have confirmed that Painter will remain with the university.

03/30/2011

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