The Ohio State Buckeyes are in the Big Ten final for the second-straight year. They came up short in 2012, and Wisconsin will try to make sure the same thing happens in 2013. The last meeting between the teams was a dominant win for the Badgers.
Wisconsin and OSU split a pair of games in the regular season, and they'll settle the rubber match for the Big Ten Championship. Wisconsin beat Indiana to advance, and Ohio State took out Michigan State.
The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Raymond Radway to their practice squad and released Joe Anderson to make room. Radway entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and has spent time in the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad.
There are a number of differences between last year's roster and this year's, but the Chicago Bulls will aim for the same results against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. The Bulls have led the league in regular season wins for two straight years.
Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney put in 141 consecutive errorless games in 2012, earning a Gold Glove in the process.
The Northern Illinois Huskies face Army in their third game of the season. Army's defense should be able to keep up with the Huskies' offense, but whether the Huskies' defense can keep up with Army is less certain.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says no hockey season will take place without a new CBA, and with the two sides still far apart on how to split revenues, things don't look good. The deadline before a lockout is imposed is Saturday at midnight.
The Chicago Bears face the Green Bay Packers in Week 2 of their NFL season. Green Bay will be without key wideout Greg Jennings, and the Bears will have Charles Tillman on defense.
Greg Jennings is inactive for the Thursday night Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers game. The wideout sustained a groin injury late in Green Bay's Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.