Chris Emma

Chris Emma mugChris Emma covers much of the Chicago sports scene for 670 The Score and CBSChicago.com. He previously worked with Scout.com for five years and also currently covers Northwestern for 247Sports.com. A Geneva native, he now lives in the Lakeview neighrborhood.

Follow Chris on Twitter @CEmma670.

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, top middle, instructs his players. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Emma: Those Weren’t The Blackhawks In Game 3

The Blackhawks couldn’t convert on home ice and now face a 2-1 series deficit.

CBS Chicago–10 hours ago

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Getty Images)

Gary Bettman: ‘No Evidence’ Of Link Between Hockey, Brain Trauma Disease CTE

The late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawk who died at 35, had CTE.

CBS Chicago–13 hours ago

Simon Cvijanovic, left. (Getty Images)

Emma: Illinois Abuse Allegations Highlight Another Major Flaw In NCAA Model

It’s difficult for the typical college athlete to voice concerns of mistreatment to the NCAA.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Chris Sale, Corey Kluber Deliver Special Duel

Two of baseball’s best pitchers brought their “A” games to U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Chicago Baseball By The Numbers: 5 Key Statistical Measures

We turn to numbers to help measure the early successes and failures of the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Metrics Show Cubs’ Offensive Potential

Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane, center. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks’ Skill, Discipline Can Counter Any Style

Chicago has maintained the same formula for success under coach Joel Quenneville.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Pick Up Pace Amid Long Layoff

The Blackhawks are preparing for a 10-day layoff between games.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Jon Lester (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ Jon Lester Is Finding His Form

“My expectations are more than anybody can put on me,” Lester says.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Simon Cvijanovic, center. (Getty Images)

Emma: Illinois AD Mike Thomas, Former Players Speak Out On Simon Cvijanovic Accusations

A former Illini offensive lineman, Cvijanovic has accused coach Tim Beckman of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Illinois coach Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Illinois Player Simon Cvijanovic Accuses Tim Beckman Of Mistreatment

Cvijanovic alleges he was pushed to play hurt and didn’t get proper medical care.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2015

The Blackhawks celebrate their sweep of the Wild. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks Cherish Another Remarkable Run

Chicago is on to its fifth Western Conference Final in seven seasons.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2015

Michal Rozsival, right. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Michal Rozsival Suffers Apparent Ankle Injury

The Blackhawks are down to five defensemen for Game 4.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford makes a stick-side save as teammates Michal Rozsival, left, and Brad Richards help defend against the Wild's Charlie Coyle. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emma’s Blackhawks-Wild Game 4 Primer

Can the Blackhawks finish off the sweep in St. Paul?

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Emma: Patrick Kane Is A Truly Special Playoff Performer

Kane has nine game-winning goals in the playoffs for the Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane, left. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emma: 3 Thoughts After Blackhawks-Wild Game 3

Chicago’s versatility in style of play has been too much for Minnesota.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2015

Corey Crawford, center, is congratulated by Blackhawks teammates Niklas Hjalmarsson, left, and Duncan Keith. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks’ Best Is Too Much For Wild

“It was a goalie win,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

Jonathan Toews of the Blackhawks battles with Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma’s Blackhawks-Wild Game 3 Primer

The Blackhawks look to reverse an alarming trend for Game 3 in St. Paul.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

The Blackhawks celebrate. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Like Clockwork, Blackhawks At Their Best For Playoff Push

The Blackhawks are playing their best hockey, though still striving for better.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2015

Tayo Fabuluje, center. (Christian Peterson/Getty Images)

OT Tayo Fabuluje Drafted By Bears In 6th Round

Chicago added another offensive lineman to its draft class.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

next