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.
Emma's Big Ten Tournament Primer: Best And Worst Case ScenariosThere's no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.
Watch: Nebraska Player Proposes To Girlfriend In Senior Day SpeechMike Peltz really went out in style in his last home game.
Emma: Tim Miles Has Nebraska Believing Picked to finish last in the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers have the NCAA Tournament in their sights.