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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

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Please, Don’t Forget Last Week

Don’t let what’s uncomfortable simply be a disposable thought. Think about what’s important.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

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

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

Robbie Gould.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Robbie Gould’s Leg And Rick Reilly’s Foot (In Mouth)

Thursday night Robbie Gould tied the NFL record held by Minnesota Viking Blair Walsh for most consecutive makes from 50+.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Awarding Hawk Harrelson & Hiring Susannah Collins

In order to last 29 years in the booth like Hawk has, you have to be doing something right.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Bud Selig. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Bud Selig’s Reign Of Terror Is Over

Tim Baffoe addresses Bud Selig’s pending retirement in his weekly mailbag.

670 The Score–09/27/2013

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Paterno Is Not Exonerated

Welp, it’s true. Haters are indeed going to hate.

670 The Score–09/06/2013

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Mark Hirsch/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Braun’s Apology Means Nothing

Ryan Braun is an oozing abscess of gelled up hair and bad t-shirts.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Does A Cutler Contract Hinge On The Playoffs?

I doubt that’s the deciding factor when Phil Emery sits down with Cutler’s representation after this season.

670 The Score–08/16/2013

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Hawk Saying ‘We’ And People Saying The N-Word

Hawk says “we” all the time, and it makes me furrow my brow ever so slightly and even a bit more when Steve Stone does it because Stone plays the more refined straight guy in that comedy team.

670 The Score–08/09/2013

Marc Trestman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Do The Bears Respect Marc Trestman?

As far as Trestman goes, I have a really hard time believing all the players—veterans especially—are going to be so gung-ho with his make-a-new-friend-today tactics as he described at a press conference on Wednesday.

670 The Score–07/26/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Urlacher Rooting Against The Bears & Paterno’s Legacy

Remember when some people were so worried that former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher would sign with the Minnesota Vikings, not because he would improve a division rival (he wouldn’t have) but that it would perceivably taint his legacy?

670 The Score–07/19/2013

Patrick Sharp skates onto the ice. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Standing On The Indian Head, Bad Announcing Calls, And A TWTW License Plate

Baffoe takes a look at the hypocrisy of not standing on a team logo, among other things.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Time To Trade Starlin Castro?

It’s an interesting question the Cubs should maybe consider.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2013

Chicago Blackhawks fans. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Idiots Come Out For Blackhawks Celebration

They break windows and throw bottles in the street and really stick it to The Man when they think The Man (who likely hasn’t oppressed them, as these twenty-somethings are mostly suburban-raised fortunates thinking they’re cool by slumming it in the city for street cred) isn’t looking.

670 The Score–06/28/2013