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Adrian Peterson, left, talks with lawyer Rusty Hardin. (David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Reports: Adrian Peterson Admits To Marijuana Use In Violation Of Bond Conditions

This is a bad look for Peterson, who is facing child abuse charges.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Justin Worley #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to throw under pressure from linebacker Eric Striker #19 of the Oklahoma Sooners September 13, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes Statement

Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Rich Schmelzer (Credit: Denton County Jail)

Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East Dundee

Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.

08/26/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

Parent Alvin Jones talks with CBS 2's Jim Williams. (Credit: CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Beats Texas, 6-1, In Little League World Series

Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago survived an elimination game.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Cubs right-hander Neil Ramirez. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Ramirez Could Be Missing Link In Cubs Rotation

The Cubs have to decide whether Neil Ramirez’s future is in the rotation or bullpen.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Hendricks Continues To Be Dominant

Kyle Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.73 ERA this season.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

The Rangers' Adam Rosales homered twice in his team's 3-1 win against the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rosales’ 2 Homers Lead Rangers Past Sale, White Sox

Adam Rosales homered twice, and the Chicago offense couldn’t muster much.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2014

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

Wisch: Illini (Coaching) Standards Out Of Whack

Don’t blame Illinois’ admission standards for a lack of football talent — the onus is on the coaches.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Vivianna LeBlanc and her father Christopher LeBlanc (Credit: Lockport Police)

Missing 7-Month Old Child From Lockport Located

Police in southwest suburban Lockport located a baby girl that was reported missing by the baby’s mother.

07/01/2014

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Heyman: ‘Spirited’ Bidding Battle Awaits For Samardzija On Trade Market

CBSSports.com MLB insider Jon Heyman also added there’s a “99 percent” chance Jason Hammel is traded.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

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5 High-Temperature Sporting Events

The Heat and Spurs may have been toasty, but some sports play under absolutely scorching temps.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

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Darius Paul Leaves Illinois, Signs With JUCO Lamar State

Darius Paul had previously been suspended from the Illini after a run-in with police.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Kerry Wood. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Helping Cubs Scout Draft Candidates

Kerry Wood was dispatched to see 18-year-old fireballer Tyler Kolek in Texas.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Top Pitching Prospect Edwards To Have Throwing Shoulder Examined

One of the team’s top prospects, Edwards has right shoulder discomfort.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

Globe Life Park 50th ACM Awards Texas

The 2015 ACM Awards in Texas Are Already Sold Out

The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.

04/16/2014

Tommy Hanson. (Getty Images)

White Sox Sign Tommy Hanson To Minor-League Contract

Hanson struggled in 2013 after showing promise as a youngster in the big leagues.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2014

Donnie Murphy. (Getty Images)

Door Opens For Olt As Rangers Claim Murphy From Cubs

Donnie Murphy is off to Texas, creating playing time at third base and second base.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Chicago Wolves

Wolves’ Home Reign Ends With Loss To Texas

The Chicago Wolves’ franchise-record 17-game home point streak came to an end Saturday night as Texas earned a 3-0 victory in front of 11,436 at Allstate Arena.

03/15/2014

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