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.

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Dave Leitao Returns As DePaul Basketball Coach

Dave Leitao will return to DePaul as its next head coach, the school announced Sunday afternoon.

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

Early Return Possible For Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville wouldn’t dismiss the potential of an early return for Kane.

03/27/2015

Denzel Valentine, left, and Travis Trice. (Bob Leverone/Getty Images)

Emma: Sweet 16 Preview, Part 2

What madness will come with Friday’s slate of games?

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Kentucky Wildcats. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Sweet 16 Preview, Part 1

A sweet set of games is headlined by the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Bryce Drew. (Getty Images)

Sources: Bryce Drew Is DePaul’s Top Target

Currently the Valpo coach, Drew would have interest, a source says.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Travis Trice (Bob Leverone/Getty Images)

Emma: March Is Michigan State’s Month

There’s no magic in Michigan State’s March — just a Hall of Fame coach and a tradition of tough play.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Steve McClain, left. (Getty Images)

Sources: UIC Hires Steve McClain

The Flames have hired an Indiana assistant as their next head coach.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2015

Craig Robinson (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sources: UIC interviews Craig Robinson, Steve McClain

UIC could be closing in on its next head coach.

03/19/2015

Bryce Drew. (Getty Images)

Emma: DePaul Job Could Attract Prime Candidates

Check out the list of potential candidates for DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Wisconsin celebrates after winning the Big Ten Tournament title. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Wisconsin’s Way Of Winning Is Fun

The Badgers keep it loose to numb the pressure they face.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Getty Images)

Oliver Purnell Resigns As DePaul’s Head Coach

DePaul will hire a new coach after Purnell’s five seasons.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2015

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Emma: Playing Hard Brings Purdue Back To Prominence

At 21-11, the Boilermakers should be a lock for the NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Illinois coach John Groce. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Illini Not Growing Under John Groce

Illinois is likely headed back to the NIT.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

Tim Miles (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: From Dream Season To Disaster, Nebraska Bottoms Out

Nebraska inexplicably fell from an NCAA Tournament team to a miserable season.

03/11/2015

Michigan State's Travis Trice (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Tournament Primer: Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios

What will happen when the Big Ten Tournament takes to Chicago?

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville (center) gives instructions to his team. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Patrick Kane’s Skates Too Big For Blackhawks To Fill

Over the past two seasons, the Blackhawks have been shut out six times in 18 games without Kane.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2015

Kimmo Timonen (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Kimmo Timonen’s Comeback Driven By One Goal

A four-time NHL All-Star and Olympian, Timonen seeks his first Stanley Cup.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2015

(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks Challenged To Keep Together

Amid adversity, the Blackhawks must maintain their poise and position for a Stanley Cup push.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2015

Wisconsin's Sam Dekker. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Down The Stretch They Come

The Big Ten’s class consists of two teams at the top.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

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Jonathan Toews Vents In Defense Of Patrick Sharp

The Blackhawks’ captain came to a strong defense for teammate Patrick Sharp.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

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