Penn State

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Don’t Contribute To The Cult Of Patrick Kane

There remains a fair deal of panicky defensiveness in response to anything not slanted as pro-Kaner.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

Adrian Amos (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bears Draft S Adrian Amos In 5th Round

The Bears have picked their 10th safety since 2005.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

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

Northwestern Beats Penn State 60-39

Vic Law scored 17 points, Tre Demps added 16 and Northwestern beat Penn State 60-39 on Saturday afternoon.

02/21/2015

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

Malcolm Hill Delivers Nail-Biting Illinois Win Over Penn State

Illinois forward Malcolm Hill scored 27 points.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

The old Joe Paterno statue was torn down in July 2012. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Penn State As Sick As Ever

The NCAA’s reinstatement of the late Joe Paterno’s wins should not give cover to Penn State zealots, Dan Bernstein writes.

670 The Score–01/16/2015

Donovonn Young #5 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs the ball as Nyeem Wartman #5 of the Penn State Nittany Lions pursues at Memorial Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Penn State 16-14. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illini Field Goal Sinks Penn State, 16-14

Backup quarterback Reilly O’Toole led Illinois on a late drive that set up a game-winning David Reisner field goal, delivering a 16-14 win over Penn State on Saturday.

11/22/2014

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Bernstein: Massive UNC Scandal Fails To Shock

The more we learn of schools and the NCAA, the more sympathetic we are for the athletes taking advantage of a corrupt system.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: High Hopes Don’t Faze Badgers

“We have a lot of expectations of ourselves,”Frank Kaminsky says.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Nebraska May Be Back

The Cornhuskers can truly prove themselves Saturday in East Lansing.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: In Big Ten, Beckman Should Be Held To Higher Standard

Tim Beckman’s boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Fixing The Broken Big Ten

Want to be good at football? It’s about attitude and investment.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Ohio State and coach Urban Meyer, center. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Searching For A Silver Lining

The Big Ten is down — and perhaps out of the College Football Playoff already.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Penn State football coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

NCAA Lifts Penn State’s Postseason Ban

The Nittany Lions were halfway through a four-year postseason ban stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Memorial Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: With Attendance, Illini Losing The Numbers Game

Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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

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

Penn State coach James Franklin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: Notre Dame, Penn State Taking Recruiting Fight To The SEC

SEC coaches are crying foul as coaches from the North help coach (recruit) at camps down South.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

DePaul Blue Demons

Baffoe: What Do The Kids Protesting DePaul’s Athletic Department Know?

A group of DePaul students held a protest over what they feel are severe shortcomings by their school’s athletic department when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

The old Joe Paterno statue was torn down in July 2012. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Building A Better Paterno Statue

Why is it so important to some that there is a fantasy world in which none of this happened?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

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

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