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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

University Of Illinois Logo

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

University Of Illinois Logo

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

Brad Stevens

Wisch: Could Duke Be In Brad Stevens’ Future?

We know where Brad Stevens has been. We know where he’s at right now. And we know where he might be next Monday night.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

Puppy Mill Dog

Anti-Cruelty Society Takes In 27 Dogs From Puppy Mills

More than two dozen dogs that were rescued from three different puppy mills in Missouri will be making Chicago their new home.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

Tornado Graphic

Tornado Reported In Central Illinois

Authorities say nearly two dozen homes in central Illinois were damaged after a possible tornado touchdown in downstate Menard County.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Mike Tisdale

Wisch: Did Mike Tisdale’s Foul Need To Be Called Intentional?

Merry Christmas, Illini Nation. Bah, humbug. For Illinois basketball fans, there are few – if any – things worse than losing to Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights battle.

12/23/2010

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Joe O’s College Pick 6: Road Games Could Mean More BCS Madness

Joe O breaks down some of the biggest games in this weekend’s college football action, and picks his winners against the spread.

670 The Score–10/29/2010

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