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Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: It Should Be ‘Bowl Or Bust’ For Beckman In 2014

No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, left, and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: How The Big Ten Will Be Won

Stability is such a key in the Big Ten, and Ohio State and Michigan State have it.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Derrick Rose. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

Wisch: Let’s End The Culture Of Fear Around Derrick Rose

People worry when Derrick Rose doesn’t play. Then they worry when he does play.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Big Ten Power Rankings, Preseason Edition

With an elite defense, Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are dreaming of the College Football Playoff.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

Illini wing Kendrick Nunn. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Thoughts On The Illini Basketball Schedule

Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Ohio State QB Miller Out For Season

Braxton Miller reportedly injured his throwing shoulder and could be out for the season.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Florida State, Alabama Are 1-2 Atop Preseason AP Poll

Notre Dame checks in at No. 17.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Miami Heat v Cleveland Cavaliers

Greg Oden Arrested For Allegedly Punching A Woman In The Face

Oden was arrested in a suburban of Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Big Ten Football Storylines

Can the Big Ten finally produce a national champion again? Ohio State has the talent.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Times Announced For First Two Illinois Football Games

Get ready for early starts with a pair of 11 a.m. kickoffs to open the season.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: A Day With Illinois’ Coach Beckman

Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

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View: Dayton Daily News Mocks Ohio State After Flyers’ Big Win

Is it still “The” Ohio State University?

03/21/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Illinois' Nnanna Egwu defends Michigan's Jon Horford. (Getty Images)

Michigan Make Plays Late, Holds Off Illinois, 64-63

Tracy Abrams missed a runner in the horn, and Illinois is likely NIT-bound.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

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

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

Sam Thompson. (Robin Young/Getty Images)

Watch: Is This College Basketball’s Block Of The Year?

Sam Thompson, Tim Frazier and when a runner ends up 40 feet in the opposite direction.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

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

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

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

Illinois Loses 48-39 To No. 22 Ohio State

Illinois was hoping to stop its extended slump and build momentum for a strong finish when it hosted No. 22 Ohio State on Saturday night.

02/16/2014

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