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Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Wisch: When It Comes To Titles, Big Ten Is Final Forlorn

The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg. (Getty Images)

Watch: Fred Hoiberg Is A Dancing Fool

It’s easy to see why players love playing for Fred Hoiberg.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

DeAndre Kane #50 and Monte Morris #11 of the Iowa State Cyclones celebrate against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the AT&T Center on March 23, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

No. 3 Seed Iowa State Ousts North Carolina 85-83

DeAndre Kane drove for the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left and No. 3 seed Iowa State beat North Carolina 85-83 on Sunday, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000.

03/23/2014

James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots a free throw against the Providence Friars during the closing seconds of the Tar Heels 79-77 win during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Carolina Survives Scare By Providence

James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.

03/21/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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No. 14 North Carolina Holds Off Notre Dame 63-61

James Michael McAdoo hit the go-ahead shot in the lane with 3:09 left and Marcus Paige blocked Eric Atkins’ driving shot on the final play to seal No. 14 North Carolina’s 63-61 victory over Notre Dame on Monday night.

03/03/2014

Wes Lunt. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Warm Illini Football Thoughts In February

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m feeling the love. Yes, for my wife, of course. But also for the University of Illinois’ football scheduling, which I think is pretty sweet. And […]

CBS Chicago–02/14/2014

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Illinois Football To Play Home-And-Home Series With UConn in 2019-’20

The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

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Notre Dame Falls To North Carolina 73-62

James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points, Marcus Paige added 16 and North Carolina dominated inside after a slow start to defeat Notre Dame 73-62 Saturday for the fifth straight victory for the Tar Heels.

02/08/2014

Prison fence

‘Joey The Clown’ Lombardo Claims ‘Elder Abuse’ In NC Prison

Wisecracking Chicago Outfit killer Joseph “Joey the Clown” Lombardo claims he is being subjected to “elder abuse” as a result of being placed in solitary confinement last year in a North Carolina federal prison.

01/21/2014

Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson arrive at the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., ahead of their sentencing hearing on Aug. 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Jacksons To Sell D.C. Home To Help Pay Fine; Asset Auction Canceled

Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.

10/24/2013

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North Carolina Man Puts Up Billboard To Find Dates In Chicago

You might think a man who lives in North Carolina putting up a billboard in Chicago looking for dates is a desperate move, but Gordon Engle doesn’t think so.

08/30/2013

Northwestern University

N. Carolina Beats Northwestern In Lacrosse Semis

Kara Cannizzaro scored four goals in the second half to help third-seeded North Carolina beat two-time defending national champion Northwestern 11-4 on Friday in the NCAA women’s lacrosse semifinals.

05/24/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.

03/22/2013

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Rising Star: Miami Sophomore Shane Larkin

If Shane Larkin has been on a sports fan’s radar, it’s mostly because he’s the son of Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin. After his breakout game against North Carolina this weekend, it’s time to recognize him as one of college basketball’s rising stars.

02/12/2013

President Obama

Obama Announces Support For Same-Sex Marriages

A day after voters in North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama told ABC News that “same sex couples should be able to get married.”

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

D.J. Cooper #5 of the Ohio Bobcats drives in the first half against Stilman White #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Semifinal at Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

North Carolina Beats Ohio 73-65 In OT

The top-seeded Tar Heels escaped a huge upset with a 73-65 victory over 13th-seeded Ohio on Friday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.

03/23/2012

Turkey Abuse

Animal Rights Group: Turkeys Were Brutalized, Left In Squalor At Farm

A Chicago animal rights group went undercover at a North Carolina turkey farm, and what they found was shocking and severe enough to warrant the attention of police.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts alongside Draymond Green #10 of the Michigan State Spartans in the first half during the NCAA men's college basketball Carrier Classic aboard the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson on November 11, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Obama Watches No. 1 Tar Heels Beat Spartans 67-55

With President Barack Obama watching from midcourt, No. 1 North Carolina beat Michigan State 67-55 on Friday night in the Carrier Classic on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.

11/11/2011

William Caviness, a firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the 2011 Chicago Marathon (Credit www.active.com)

Fireman From N.C. Dies Running Chicago Marathon

A firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed in the South Loop while running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and died about two hours later.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2011

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