| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
When the brackets come out on Sunday night, you can scout out your favorite teams for what shapes up as wide-open NCAA men's basketball tournament.
And once the schedule is released, you can also figure out what CBS/Turner Sports announcing teams you...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Kendall Gill remembers traveling to Pittsburgh for a prestigious basketball camp before his senior year at Rich Central.
It was 1985, and Gill, a former Illinois and NBA guard, was building his name locally. His friend and rival, Crete-Monee senior guard...
| Jun 4, 2013
Darold Opp paid $10,000 for a trading card of a 7-year-old cancer patient and Internet sensation, intending to help pediatric brain cancer research.
In return, the Aberdeen dentist's spirits were lifted in the days following his father's death.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Ohio State president Gordon Gee’s disparaging, ignorant and condescending comments about Catholics, Louisville, Bret Bielema and the Southeastern Conference have drawn considerable and deserved ridicule.
Made during a December meeting of Ohio...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The networks of FOX, ESPN and the Pac-12 announced part of the 2013-14 Pac-12 football television schedule Wednesday.
The Pac-12 Network will carry 35 home games while FOX and ESPN networks will air 45 games including the league’s championship...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Considering Maryland signed a non-disclosure agreement as it plotted its move to the Big Ten last year, future power-conference expansion will be cloaked in secrecy if league officials can help it.
But generally, commissioner Jim Delany has kept his ADs...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:50 PM
The town of Doland stole the show at a Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.
They even made the lead in the story by Brian Rosenthal, who covers the Cornhuskers for the Lincoln Journal Star newspaper.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:08 PM
If you watch Phil Simms on Showtime's "Inside the NFL" you get an aggressive, get-after-it kind of guy who is not afraid to express opinions and challenge co-host Cris Collinsworth, among others.
Simms has been outspoken about the excessive...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
The Big Ten Conference reportedly made $315 million in revenue in 2012, up $50 million from its previous fiscal year according to USA Today.
While the Southeastern Conference may be kings of the gridiron, the league wasn’t able to hold a candle to...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:55 AM
UCF announced another kick off time for the 2013 season, and another nationally televised game.
The Knights will play at FIU on Sept. 7 at noon on CBS Sports Network. The game is the fifth nationally televised contest for UCF.
The school announced...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
It seems everybody is doing a video version of Carly Rae Jepsen's “Call Me Maybe” these days. There was the now famous Harvard baseball version, the cute Cookie Monster version and now one performed by seven mascots from the Big Ten. The...