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.

Duke Blue Devils (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Coach K Adapted To Win Duke’s 5th Championship

Mike Krzyzewski adapted his approach to lead Duke to its championship.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Starlin Castro, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ Promise Must Be Met With Patience

Opening Night was thwarted by the Cubs’ rival and was a reminder to stay patient.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

Wisconsin celebrates a trip to the national title game while Willie Cauley-Stein leaves the floor Saturday after the Badgers' win in the national semifinals in Indianapolis. (Getty Images)

Emma: Kentucky’s Pursuit Of Perfection Falls Short

The Wildcats fell just shy of becoming the first team to reach 40-0.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2015

Teuvo Teravainen, front, celebrates with teammates. (Getty Images)

Emma: Playoff-Bound Blackhawks Have Higher Expectations

This never changes: The Blackhawks hold aspirations of winning the Stanley Cup.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Loyola's 1963 championship team. (Photo credit: Loyola)

Emma: Loyola’s Team Of Change

The only Illinois team to win the NCAA Tournament broke racial barriers in college basketball in 1962-’63.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2015

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: DePaul Goes Wrong Direction With Dave Leitao Hire

The Blue Demons bringing back the head coach who left them 10 years ago marked a change that’s no different.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dave Leitao Returns As DePaul Basketball Coach

Leitao coached at DePaul from 2002-’05.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2015

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

(Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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

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