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NU Scientist Creates New Birth Control That Could Protect Women From STIs

Imagine a birth control device that could also protect women against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS. A Northwestern scientist didn’t just imagine it, he created it.

03/12/2014

Michigan coach John Beilein. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Tournament Primer: Best And Worst Case Scenarios

There’s no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Crawford Lifts Northwestern Over Purdue 74-65

Drew Crawford had 27 points and seven rebounds and Alex Olah added 14 points and seven rebounds to lead Northwestern to a 74-65 victory over Purdue on Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams.

03/09/2014

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Penn State Smothers Northwestern 59-32

D.J. Newbill scored 12 points and Penn State’s zone defense stifled Northwestern in the Nittany Lions’ 59-32 Big Ten win Thursday.

03/06/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Emma: Garoppolo’s Story Nearly Unfolded At Northwestern

The Wildcats passed on an interested Jimmy Garoppolo at a one-day camp in 2009, but he’s content with the path he took.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Jimmy Garoppolo. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Garoppolo Gets Private Workout With Harbaugh, O’Brien

Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo believes he’s improved “tremendously” since season’s end.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

An unidentified soldier mans a machine gun on a military vehicle outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine. Scores of heavily-armed soldiers not displaying any idenifying insignia have taken up positions outside the base and parked several dozen vehicles, mostly trucks and patrol cars, nearby. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Northwestern Professor Fears Russia’s ‘Appetite’ For Territory Will Grow

U.S. intelligence estimates another 5,000 Russian troops have joined the 15,000 in the Crimea since the crisis began last week. But thousands more are massed on the Russian side of the Ukraine border as Ukraine’s under-manned military mobilizes to fight a possible wider invasion.

03/03/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Conference’s Bubble Grows Larger

Somewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Falls To Nebraska 54-47

Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47 Saturday.

03/01/2014

Terran Petteway. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: In Nebraska’s Capital City, A Basketball Program Is Reborn

By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Bernstein: College Basketball Around Here Sucks

College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

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Northwestern’s Slide Continues With Loss To Indiana

The Hoosiers (15-11, 5-8 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing streak and extended Northwestern’s (12-16, 5-10) slide to five.

02/22/2014

LaQuinton Ross  of the Ohio State Buckeyes passes to teammate Shannon Scott  in the first half as JerShon Cobb and Sanjay Lumpkin defend. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Two Players Ejected In Northwestern Loss To Ohio State

The fracas late in the game delayed play for several minutes while the officials deliberated penalties for the players. Northwestern’s Nikola Cerina also was ejected. The teams shot 10 free throws as a result of the shoving match.

02/19/2014

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New Study Points To Health Risk Of Prolonged Sitting

Northwestern University research time has found that prolonged sitting is a health problem, all by itself.

02/19/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Colter Is An Outlier In Cause He’s Fighting For

CHICAGO — At 9 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, Kain Colter’s movement for change began. The doors opened inside the federal courthouse, and the quarterback became a star witness. Colter walked in wearing a grey suit […]

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern’s Colter Testifies In Bid To Form College Athlete Union

The key question is whether college athletes will be considered employees.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

RIchard Pitino. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: Pitino Brings Smart, Hard-Nosed Style To Minnesota

It’s taken a physical, black-and-blue effort for the Gophers to stay in the NCAA Tournament hunt.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Minnesota Defeats Cold Northwestern 54-48

Minnesota’s DeAndre Mathieu got rolling in the second half, while Northwestern got shut down.

02/17/2014

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans drives the ball around Sanjay Lumpkin #34 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half of the game at Breslin Center on February 13, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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No. 9 Michigan State Beats Northwestern 85-70

The Wildcats (12-13, 5-7) had not allowed 80 points in a game in over a month.

02/13/2014

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: Just As Chris Collins Imagined, Support’s Growing For Northwestern

Just as first-year coach Chris Collins imagined, there’s a renewed energy from Wildcats fans.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

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