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Penn State coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: Notre Dame, Penn State Taking Recruiting Fight To The SEC

SEC coaches are crying foul as coaches from the North help coach (recruit) at camps down South.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Obama Calls For More Research Into Youth Concussions

“We have to change a culture that says, ‘suck it up,'” President Obama said.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Northwestern's Ryan Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Northwestern’s Phillips Envisions Alternative To Unionization

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips will soon find himself at the forefront of a controversial issue.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rumored New NBA Minimum Age Would Be A Good Thing

Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.

04/25/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Northwestern Players Vote Whether To Join Union

Northwestern football players cast secret ballots Friday in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes. Just don’t expect results any time soon.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images

Bernstein: Let’s See Northwestern Lead

This is time for the kind of innovation and pioneering of which they speak.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies defends against Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.

04/07/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

79,444 people attended the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament semi-finals at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Final Four Sets NCAA Attendance Record

The national semifinals drew 79,444 AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 13, 2003.

04/05/2014

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies goes up for a shot as Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal. (Photo by Chris Steppig-Pool/Getty Images)

Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of Florida

DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.

04/05/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jabari Parker Might Be Crazy

Jabari Parker is ready-made for the NBA, so he needs to go to secure his future.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Colter Takes Northwestern Player Union Case To Capitol Hill

Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Traevon Jackson of the Wisconsin Badgers drives on Aaron Gordon of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the West Regional Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.

03/29/2014

Scottie Wilbekin of the Florida Gators goes to the basket as Jordan Sibert and Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers defend during the south regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Florida 1st To Final Four, Beating Dayton 62-52

Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half as Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers.

03/29/2014

Russ Smith of the Louisville Cardinals dunks the ball over Julius Randle of the Kentucky Wildcats. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tops Louisville 74-69 In Midwest Regional

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.

03/28/2014

Keith Appling and Travis Trice of the Michigan State Spartans fight for the loose ball against Mike Tobey of the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Michigan State Beats Virginia 61-59

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 to advance to East Regional final.

03/28/2014

Kaleb Tarczewski of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot as Skylar Spencer of the San Diego State Aztecs is called for a goal-tending in the second half. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Arizona Holds Off San Diego State 70-64

Arizona rallied to beat San Diego State 70-64 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament.

03/28/2014

Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators goes up for a shot as Travis Wear of the UCLA Bruins defends during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Gators Win Their 29th Straight, Down UCLA 79-68

Michael Frazier II hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as Florida beat UCLA 79-68 to reach its fourth consecutive NCAA regional final.

03/27/2014

Kendall Pollard of the Dayton Flyers dunks against the Stanford Cardinal during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dayton tops Stanford 82-72 in Sweet 16

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points and Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 while Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 to make the Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/27/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

NLRB Rules In Favor Of Northwestern Athletes, Opening Way For A College Athlete Union

CAPA was led by former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

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