Northwestern suspends Cobb for 2012-13 season

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Northwestern suspends Cobb for 2012-13 season

Northwestern suspended junior guard JerShon Cobb for the entire 2012-13 season due to a violation of team rules, the Wildcats announced Friday.

The specific rules that were violated were not disclosed and the 6-foot-5 shooting guard will have two years of eligibility remaining.

There are standards that each student-athlete is expected to uphold, Northwestern coach Bill Carmody said in a statement released by the university. JerShon has our complete support as he works to fulfill those expectations and we look forward to having him rejoin the program in a full capacity in the future.

Cobb started 33 games during his first two seasons in Evanston, averaging 7.3 points and 22.5 minutes. He averaged 7.1 points a game in 2011-12.

The loss hurts the Wildcats chances of reaching their first NCAA tournament in school history.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Winter meetings trades for Cubs and White Sox

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Winter meetings trades for Cubs and White Sox

Hub Arkush (Pro Football Weekly/670 The Score) and David Schuster (670 The Score) joined David Kaplan on the SportsTalk Live panel for Thursday's show.

Baseball’s winter meetings are over. Could Rick Hahn have done more this week? Plus which closer will have a better season- current Cubs closer Wade Davis or former Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman?

How much upheaval will there be on the Bears’ coaching staff this offseason? Plus are the Bulls in slump or are we finally seeing the real team show up?

Listen to this episode of the SportsTalk Live podcast here:

Report: Dexter Fowler closing in on deal with Cardinals

Report: Dexter Fowler closing in on deal with Cardinals

Dexter Fowler won't be making a surprise return to the Cubs next season.

Fowler is closing in on a deal to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale.

The Cubs signed outfielder Jon Jay last week to a one-year deal, pretty much sealing Fowler's future with the Cubs.

In two seasons in Chicago, Fowler batted .261/.367/.427 with 30 home runs and 94 RBI, and a World Series ring.