CFB Spotlight: October Will Get Started With A BangOctober is the best month for college football.
Illinois Loses 45-14 At No. 21 NebraskaEven if Wes Lunt had been able to play against Nebraska, it probably wouldn't have mattered. Not with the Illinois defense unable to slow the Cornhuskers' running game.
Emma's End-Around: Turmoil In MichiganBrady Hoke's seat is scalding hot.
Wisch: In Big Ten, Beckman Should Be Held To Higher StandardTim Beckman's boss made it clear upon his hiring that Big Ten success was the goal.
New Archbishop Draws Line In Sand Against Church HardlinersCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was there as Blase Cupich, who will be installed in Chicago in November, shared the good news with his hometown.
Emma: As Northwestern Falters, Fitzgerald Held AccountableFor all Pat Fitzgerald's flashy words, the Wildcats haven't had much success lately.
Wisch: It Should Be 'Bowl Or Bust' For Beckman In 2014No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-'79.
Wisch: 5 Thoughts On The Illini Basketball ScheduleIllinois' Big Ten slate starts tough, but there's opportunity for a strong finish.
Report: Ohio State QB Miller Out For SeasonBraxton Miller reportedly injured his throwing shoulder and could be out for the season.
Emma: Long, Slauson Always On GuardKyle Long is the engaging personality, while Matt Slauson is quiet and unassuming.
Emma: NCAA Change Can't Come Soon EnoughMaryland coach Randy Edsall sounded off at media days, saying there needs to be "big changes."
Chicago Area Dodges Worst Of Midwest StormsThough some rain began moving through the Chicago area Wednesday morning, the worst of a damaging storm system headed east from Iowa and Missouri was passing well south of the city and suburbs.
Emma: Let's Finally Accept Big Ten's Eastern ExpansionThe Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
Wisch: NIU Should Push For Big 12 MembershipIn the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Illinois, Northwestern Each Tabbed For BTN Primetime GameBoth squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.