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Illinois will need big production out of running back Josh Ferguson, left. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Taking A Quick Run Through Big Ten Football

Wisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald. (Getty Images)

Emma: NCAA’s Day Of Reckoning Coming — Just Not Today

In a wild scene on campus Friday, Northwestern football players voted whether to unionize.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Getty Images)

Illinois, Northwestern Each Tabbed For BTN Primetime Game

Both squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Emma: Unity Too Strong For Northwestern Unionization

On April 25, Northwestern’s scholarship football players will vote on the potential formation of a union, the first of its kind in college athletics.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

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

Luke Donald. (Getty Images)

Luke Donald Was Assessed 2-Shot Penalty After Patron Noticed Violation

Donald’s 77 turned into a 79, and he likely won’t be contending this weekend.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2014

Trevor Siemian. (Getty Images)

Northwestern QB Siemian Says Union Push Was Rushed, Wrong

Northwestern players are set to vote April 25 on whether to unionize.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Northwestern Files Appeal To Overturn College Football Union Ruling

- The issue of a football union at Northwestern University is far from settled, even though first round went to the players.

04/09/2014

Steve Wojciechowski, left, with Mike Krzyzewski. (Getty Images)

Reports: Marquette Hires Duke Assistant Wojciechowski

Steve Wojciechowski is the latest in a long line of Coach K assistants to get a head coaching job.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

Illinois' State Farm Center. (Getty Images)

Wisch: Could Illinois Support Another Big Ten School?

This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Getty Images)

Wisch: With Football Focus, NU Neglecting Hoops Arena

Northwestern is embarking on a $3.75-billion fundraising campaign, but Welsh-Ryan Arena will remain an eyesore.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery.  (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Emma: Iowa No Longer In Control Of Its Own Destiny

“There’s no magic formula,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Dave Sobolewski #3 of the Northwestern Wildcats grabs a rebound in the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 13, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Northwestern Upsets Iowa

Tre Demps had 20 points, including four 3-pointers and Drew Crawford added 15 points and six assists to lead 11th-seeded Northwestern to a 67-62 victory over No. 6 Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday night.

03/13/2014

A Chicago surgeon shows off a pair of 3-D glasses he wears during surgery. (CBS)

Surgeons Using 3-D Technology To Remove Tumors

Most of us are familiar with wearing special glasses at the cinema, but some doctors are using them in the operating room. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

03/13/2014

The flexible, plastic ring contains a 90-day dose of two drugs. (Credit: CBS)

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

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