Cubs Opening Day Marks First Big Event In Chicago Since COVID-19 Pandemic BeganCBS 2's Chris Tye evaluates how the home opener at Wrigley Field went Thursday, with many pandemic restrictions in place.
Cubs Home Opener Comes With Tight Restrictions At Wrigley FieldBaseball was back at Wrigley Field Thursday as the Cubs took on the Pittsburgh Pirates on a chilly Opening Day 2021 – though with reduced crowds. It was the first mega-event Chicago has seen since the pandemic began. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
For White Sox, Rick Hahn Urges Focusing On Right NowThe White Sox are in California, where they'll face the Angels on Thursday night.
Jed Hoyer Remains Hopeful For Deal With Anthony RizzoThe Cubs and Anthony Rizzo appear to be far apart on a new deal, but Jed Hoyer said he's very confident something will get done.
This Year Might Be Anthony Rizzo's Last With CubsOpening Day is Thursday, and it’s hard to believe this will already be Anthony Rizzo's 10th year in the Cubs organization - and possibly his last.
Q&A With Loyola Ramblers Sophomore Braden NorrisLoyola Ramblers sophomore Braden Norris may have a bit of a baby face, but he is all business. The Oakland of Michigan transfer has made some big shots, and his tough guy facial expressions got the attention of former NFL punter Pat McAfee, who compared him to another slight more famous Norris.
Q&A With Loyola Ramblers Senior Lucas WilliamsonCBS 2's Matt Zahn talks with Loyola Ramblers senior and Missouri Valley Defensive Player of the Year Lucas Williamson about his team, which leads the nation in scoring defense. Williamson was a key reserve for the Final Four team in 2018, so they talked about how the current team compares.
Loyola Fans Buzzing With Excitement As Ramblers Head For The Sweet 16There were a lot of busted brackets, except for the Loyola Ramblers fans who never lost faith.
Ramblers, Illini Speak After Loyola's Upset NCAA Tournament VictoryLoyola beat Illinois 71-58 on Sunday.
Sister Jean Confident In Ramblers' NCAA Chances Against IlliniSister Jean is still working on Ramblers v. Illini scouting report, but she did watch the Illini in Big Ten Championship last week and wants to be careful not to give away any of her game plan that she'll share with the players later. She's confident in Loyola.
Top-Seeded Illinois Cruises Past Drexel 78-49 To Open NCAA TournamentKofi Cockburn muscled his way to 18 points and Illinois cruised past 16th-seeded Drexel 78-49 Friday in the Illini’s first NCAA Tournament game as a No. 1 seed in 16 years.
Loyola Ramblers Beat Undermanned Georgia Tech 71-60Lucas Williamson scored 21 points in a dynamic performance by the defensive whiz, All-America forward Cameron Krutwig added 10, and eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago beat No. 9 seed Georgia Tech 71-60 on Friday to mark a triumphant return to the NCAA Tournament.
Loyola Back In NCAA Tourney For First Time Since 2018, But Being Back In Is Not EnoughThe Ramblers are back in the NCAA Tourney for the first time since going to the Final Four in 2018. And just like in 2018, this team is in no way celebrating just making the big dance.
Illini Focused On Winning As They Prepare To Take On DrexelThe Illini are set to begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA Tournament with a first-round game against 16th-seeded Drexel.
Calls Mount For Name Change For Skokie Indians Little League OrganizationThe Skokie Indians Little League organization has been around since the 1950s, and while the league isn’t going anywhere, its name might be. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Loyola's Cameron Krutwig Says Pandemic Has Changed NCAA TournamentCameron Krutwig experienced the Final Four as a freshman back in 2018, and now he gets another unique experience as a senior.
Ayo Dosunmu Gets Prestigious Award As Illini Prepare For NCAA TournamentThe top-seeded Illini are busy down in Indianapolis getting ready for the NCAA Tournament. They take on Drexel on Friday.
Sister Jean Heading To Indy To Cheer On Loyola RamblersSister Jean is 101 and still up for dancin' – she’s headed to Indianapolis to cheer on her Loyola Ramblers in the NCAA Tournament.
Lucas Williamson Reflects On Loyola's Return To NCAA TourneyMissouri Valley Conference defensive player of the year Lucas Williamson was part of Loyola’s Final Four run as a freshman. He's a senior now, and he's feeling very confident about this current version of the Ramblers. CBS 2’s Matt Zahn goes 1-on-1 with the Loyola guard.
A Harmonica Interlude From Loyola's Cameron KrutwigWith the GRAMMYS going on Sunday night, the Loyola Ramblers' Cameron Krutwig treated us to some music, in the form of a little harmonica practice.
Rashawn Slater Could Be Northwestern's Highest Pick For NFL Draft In Almost 40 YearsRashawn Slater opted out of the 2020 season to prepare for the draft, and he has a good shot to go early in the first round - and will likely be the highest Northwestern pick in almost four decades.
Cubs, White Sox Enthusiastic About Return Of Fans To StandsCubs Manger David Ross and White Sox Manager Tony La Russa are both excited as fans are set to return to the stands this season.
Businesses Relieved By Prospect Of Fans In The Stands At Chicago BallparksCubs and White Sox fans will once again be allowed into Wrigley Field and Guaranteed Rate Field for Cubs and White Sox games, albeit with restrictions. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Fans At Wrigley, Guaranteed Rate Fields Mean Good News For BusinessesFor the first time in a year, fans will soon be heading back to the stands at both Major League Baseball parks in Chicago. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.