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Ernie Banks in 2007. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Sports Illustrated Features Ernie Banks On Regional Cover

An iconic photo of “Mr. Cub” graces the cover of the magazine in the Midwest.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: New Cubs Ace Jon Lester Lands On Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Illinois fans. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Hungry Illini Fan Base Deserves To Be Fed

Ravenous Illinois fans take over Internet polls — what would they do with a real championship team?

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Janay Palmer, left and Ray Rice. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

View: SI Puts Powerful, Haunting Photo Of Ray Rice On This Week’s Cover

It’s a creepy shot of Rice following Janay Palmer into the elevator.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Best Coaching Job Needs To Lie Ahead For JRW Boys

The Jackie Robinson West boys were an inspiration, bringing joy to so many.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

View: Jay Cutler Is On SI Cover With Matt Stafford

Cutler is one of the NFC’s “gunslingers.”

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding The Fun In The Little League World Series

It’s weird celebrating children like this, but so much of the cool stuff is organic.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Stephen A. Smith. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stephen A. Smith Suspended One Week By ESPN For ‘Provocation’ Comments

He made regrettable comments last Friday about domestic violence.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery, right. (Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bettors Hammering Over On Bears’ Season Win Total

Chicago’s over/under wins total was set at 8.5 by Bovada, and people are thinking big.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

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Soccer Fanatic Drives From San Francisco To Brazil For World Cup

Dutch soccer fan Ben Oude Kamphuis is more dedicated that you are.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The ‘Other Guy’ Kane Is Quite The Star

Let this not escape us: Patrick Kane is just 25 years old.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Boston Marathon finish line. (Getty Images)

View: Sports Illustrated Cover Features Several Thousand Proud Bostonians

The cover commemorates the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Rick Reilly. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jay Mariotti Wrongly Thinks Sportswriting Is Dead Because Rick Reilly Is Leaving It

Rick Reilly chose not to adapt, and the Darwinian genre has spoken.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Sports Illustrated Names Illini’s Beckman Top 5 Worst Coach In College Football

Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel compiled a ranking of the best and worst college football coaches in the country – and it’s not good for the University of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2013

Penn State fans. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Penn State Fans Not Directing Their Anger At The Right People

Over a year later, it’s the same story. And unfortunately, again, the anger is directed at the wrong people.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

The Red Sox's version of "Boston Strong" was shown on Fenway Park's Green Monster. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stop Using ‘_____ -Strong’

The problem is in the word still being used that immediately brings to mind deception, lies and fraud.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2013

Runners gather near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Photo: Sports Illustrated Dedicates Cover To Boston Bombings

In the wake of Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, Sports Illustrated is pausing to reflect.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

Patrick Sharp, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Dave Bolland. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Photo: Blackhawks Make Cover Of SI

After their historic run, the Blackhawks have earned the cover of Sports Illustrated.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2013

(Credit: Derek Kattella/Sports Illustrated)

Photo: Kate Upton Returns To Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

Kate Upton is back on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover for the second straight year.


Alabama players celebrate winning the 2012 BCS National Championship. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Report: Alabama Players Received PEDs Before 2012 National Championship

A report from Sports Illustrated claims members of Alabama’s 2012 National Championship team received banned substances produced by Sports with Alternatives to Steroids prior to the BCS championship game.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2013