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Emma’s Big Ten Signing Day Rewind: Urban Meyer At It Again

Our expert breaks down who the winners and losers were in the Big Ten on National Signing Day.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Skid Hits Eight Games With 75-63 Loss By Wisconsin

Wisconsin built its early season on offense, riding the strongest attack Bo Ryan has put together in his 12-plus seasons with the Badgers.

02/04/2014

Forwards Jarrod Uthoff #20 and Kyle Meyer #42 of the Iowa Hawkeyes try to block a shot during the second half by forward Cedrick Williams #40 of the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

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

Baker’s Dozen: It’s Time To Pay The Collegiate Workforce

Northwestern football seeking to unionize is the right move.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

Ben Brust #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the hoop during the first half of play against the Northwestern Wildcats. (Credit: Mike McGinnis, Getty)

Crawford Leads NU To 65-56 Upset Over No. 14 Wisconsin

Drew Crawford scored a season-high 30 points, JerShon Cobb added all 10 of his points in the second half and Northwestern upset cold-shooting No. 14 Wisconsin 65-56 on Wednesday night.

01/29/2014

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Billboard Shenanigans: Russell Wilson’s First Name Still Has 2 Ls In It

(CBS) By now, having led his team to the Super Bowl, you’d have thought everyone knew how to spell the name of Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson. Guess not. Perhaps in an attempt to troll […]

CBS Chicago–01/29/2014

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No. 4 Wisconsin Cruises Past Northwestern 76-49

Freshman reserve Nigel Hayes had a career-high 19 points and No. 4 Wisconsin remained unbeaten with an easy 76-49 victory over Northwestern in their Big Ten opener Thursday night.

01/02/2014

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Crystal Lake Man’s Snowmobile Falls Through Ice In Wisconsin

An Illinois man is being treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a lake in northern Wisconsin.

12/30/2013

The St. Marys Challenger navigates the Chicago River. (Credit: Facebook)

Medusa Challenger En Route To Wisconsin To Become Barge

The ship best known as the Medusa Challenger is en route to her date with a Wisconsin shipyard, to be cut down to a barge. But the oldest freighter on the Great Lakes had one last jinx to cast before leaving Chicago for the last time.

11/11/2013

Derrick Rose . (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wisch: Chicago Sports Got You Down? Here Are Some Pick-Me-Ups

Yes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs the ball as Mike Svetina #34 of the Illinois Fighting Illini pursues at Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

No. 25 Wisconsin, Gordon Crush Illinois 56-32

Illinois spotted No. 25 Wisconsin an early 21-0 lead Saturday night and watched Badgers running backs Melvin Gordon and James White run wild.

10/20/2013

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Illinois 1 Of 6 States To Get Veterans Jobs Program

Illinois is one of six states chosen for a special program to help military veterans make the transition to civilian job.

10/15/2013

: Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs with the football during the first half of play against the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Stuffs No. 19 Northwestern 35-6

Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.

10/12/2013

Paul Poberezny (Credit: EAA)

Aviation Legend Paul Poberezny Dies At 91

Paul Poberezny, founder of the Experimental Aircraft Association, which hosts one of the world’s largest annual air shows, died Thursday after a battle with cancer.

08/23/2013

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Police Digging At Wisconsin Site For Girl Missing For 66 Years

“It would really be nice to know really what did happen,” said Wayne Weckler, whose cousin, Georgia Jean Weckler, was last seen walking on a country road on May 1, 1947.

08/06/2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Governor Open To Limiting Police, Fire Unions

Police and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.

07/30/2013

Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rodgers: Braun ‘Looked Me In The Eye’ & Lied To Me

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he was “shocked” when his friend Ryan Braun admitted he violated baseball’s rules against using performance-enhancing substances.

670 The Score–07/26/2013

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Source Of Listeria Linked To Wisconsin Cheese Still Unknown

Inspectors haven’t yet determined the source of a Midwest listeria outbreak linked to a Wisconsin cheesemaker, the company’s president said.

07/09/2013

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State Looking Into Case Of Listeria Tied To Cheese

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is urging consumers who may have purchased Les Frères cheese made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese, a Wisconsin producer, to dispose of it, as it has been linked to a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis.

07/04/2013

Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Monk Accused Of Attempted Kidnapping Taken Into Custody Again

Thomas Chmura is accused of attempting to abduct an Antioch girl. His bond was revoked when he reportedly was caught in the presence of children at his Benet Lake, Wisc. complex. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

05/06/2013

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