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Illinois hosted North Carolina in the 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Schedule Released

The 14th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule was released Monday, pitting all 12 ACC and Big Ten teams against each other in a two-day event Nov. 27-28.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

Jerry Sandusky's attorney Joe Amendola. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sandusky’s Lawyer Wants Sex-Abuse Trial Postponed

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer on Wednesday asked for a delay in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s child sex-abuse trial, saying he needed more time to prepare and that he was still waiting for disclosure of prosecution material.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2012

Joe Paterno

Paterno Lawyer: PSU Trustees Rushed To Judgment

The lawyer for the late Joe Paterno says his family was surprised and saddened by a report by Penn State trustees that cited a “failure of leadership” for the longtime football coach’s ouster.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Preview And Analysis

A look at what’s at stake for all 12 Big Ten teams as well as a look at the best matchups and other analysis.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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Michigan Beats Penn State, Earns Share Of Big Ten Title

Coach John Beilein had his assistants dig into the Michigan history books this week to give his players an extra bit of motivation.


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

Shurna Lifts Northwestern Over Penn State 67-66

John Shurna made two free throws with 2.6 seconds left to give Northwestern a 67-66 win over Penn State on Saturday night.


Jerry Sandusky sits in a car after a court hearing. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Penn State, Sandusky Now Being Investigated By Feds

Penn State has received a federal subpoena related to a former assistant football coach accused of molesting boys and is cooperating with the request, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Jerry Sandusky sits in a car after a court hearing. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Sandusky Can See Grandkids, Have Local Jury

The judge overseeing the child sex abuse case of Jerry Sandusky says the former Penn State assistant coach can see most of his grandchildren while he awaits trial.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Wisconsin Badgers guard Jordan Taylor. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

No. 19 Wisconsin Beats Penn State 52-46

Jordan Taylor scored 18 points, including a key 3-pointer from the top of key with 1:44 left, to help No. 19 Wisconsin hold off Penn State 52-46 on Tuesday night for its sixth straight victory.


Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sandusky To Learn Names Of 10 Alleged Victims

Pennsylvania prosecutors say they’ll tell Jerry Sandusky the names of the 10 young men identified as victims of sex abuse allegedly at his hands by the end of the week.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Harris: Paterno Support Reveals Larger Issue In College Football

Joe Paterno’s drawn out funeral services this past week opened my eyes to the blind and ignorant support fans have for their college football programs across America.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

Mourners wait in a long line before paying respect to former Penn State Football coach Joe Paterno. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Second Day Of Mourning For Paterno To End With Burial

The second day of a three-day period of public mourning for Joe Paterno will culminate with the funeral and burial for the Hall of Fame football coach who became the face of Penn State University.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Wisch: Without Paterno, Is Penn State’s Football Dominance Gone Too?

From 1887 to 1891, Penn State University played the first 22 football games of its existence, and managed to do so in the most curious fashion possible.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Joe Paterno in 1999. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport)

Paterno Funeral Scheduled For Wednesday

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno will be buried Wednesday, and his family has scheduled three days of public memorial events this week.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Paterno Gone Too Soon

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno died too early.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2012

John Surma announces that Penn State president Graham Spanier and football head coach Joe Paterno have been fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

PSU Trustees Ousted Paterno Over Lack Of Action

Joe Paterno was ousted as Penn State’s football coach in part because he didn’t meet a moral obligation to do more to alert authorities about a child sex abuse allegation against a retired assistant coach.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Joe Paterno in 1998. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Explanation From PSU Board On Paterno’s Firing

For the first time since the firing of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno, the Penn State Board of Trustees spoke.

670 The Score–01/19/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Hoge: Joe Paterno Was Never Fired

Paterno is still getting paid. Penn State is still honoring his contract. And yes, they plan on sending him off into the sunset just like they would any other employee who retired after years of service to the university.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Joe Paterno. (Rick Stewart /Al)

Paterno Back In Hospital For Observation

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is back in the hospital. His family says he was admitted Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Franco Harris Urges Support For Paterno

Former Penn State running back Franco Harris has taken a strong stance in supporting Joe Paterno since his ouster amid the Penn State child sex abuse scandal.

670 The Score–01/13/2012