NFL releases OTA, minicamp dates

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NFL releases OTA, minicamp dates

The NFL has released the full schedule of the team OTAs and minicamps for the 2012 season. Here's a look at upcoming dates for the Bears, as well as the other teams in the NFC North.

TeamOTA Dates
Minicamp Dates
Bears
May 22-24, May 29-31, June 4-7
May 11-13 (rookies), June 12-14
PackersMay 21-23, May 30-June 1, June 5-8
May 11-13 (rookies), June 12-14
LionsMay 21-22, May 24, May 29, May 31-June 1, June 4-5, June 7-8
May 11-13 (rookies), June 12-14
VikingsMay 29-31, June 5-7, June 11-14
May 4-6 (rookies), June 19-21

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Fremd's Grace Tworek

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Fremd's Grace Tworek

This week's Wintrust Athlete of the Week is Fremd senior Grace Tworek. 

Tworek has led the Vikings on and off the court this season. Last week, the Harvard commit put up a career-high 29 points in a win over Wheeling. 

Learn more about Tworek's success in the video above. 

Saturday on CSN: Loyola, Illinois State host Missouri Valley opponents

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Saturday on CSN: Loyola, Illinois State host Missouri Valley opponents

CSN will have two Missouri Valley Conference games with local teams on Saturday. 

The first game tips at 3 p.m. live on CSN as Evansville heads to Loyola. The second game tips at 7 p.m. and is also live on CSN as Drake will play at Illinois State.

Loyola (13-7, 3-4) is coming off of a tough road loss in double overtime to Northern Iowa. The Ramblers have been led by senior Milton Doyle this season as the former Marshall star is one of the better guards in the Valley.

Evansville (10-10, 1-6) has dropped five straight games as they're struggling to gain any momentum in conference play. Senior guard Jaylon Brown is having an outstanding season for the Purple Aces as he's putting up 21.2 points per game.

The second matchup has Drake (6-13, 4-3) traveling to Illinois State. The Bulldogs have won three of four games and junior guard Reed Timmer is dangerous while former Saint Viator product Ore Arogundade is having a solid sophomore season. 

Illinois State (15-4, 7-0) is leading the Valley after a huge win over Wichita State as they've won eight straight games. The Redbirds are hoping to make a run to an NCAA tournament bid with another home win.