Chris Emma covers the college sports scene for CBSChicago.com, focusing on the Big Ten, Notre Dame and DePaul. He has worked with Scout.com for five years, where he currently covers Purdue athletics and recruiting. A native of Chicago’s western suburbs, he currently lives in the great state of Indiana.
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The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
Northwestern AD Jim Phillips will soon find himself at the forefront of a controversial issue.
A cancer survivor himself, Rizzo’s passion is helping sick children and their families through his foundation.
With both teams shy of their bright futures, the series doesn’t have the same feel.
The stock-the-farm system model the Cardinals have used is being mimicked by the Cubs nowadays.
Bundled up in Wrigley Field’s upper deck on a cold April day, a nine-year-old girl jumped from her seat and yelled to her father.
For the first time since taking residency on Chicago’s North Side, Cubs skipper Rick Renteria was visibly frustrated about a loss.
The San Francisco native keeps it California cool on the outside, but must steady his mind for a long season.
On April 25, Northwestern’s scholarship football players will vote on the potential formation of a union, the first of its kind in college athletics.
There aren’t many long-tenured stalwarts or stars for the Cubs, but the chemistry is still clicking.
Mike Olt has a renewed belief and confidence with his vision problems behind him.
By Chris Emma- CHICAGO (CBS) — On a brisk April morning in Wrigleyville, the same warm sentiments returned to Ryne Sandberg. Memories were renewed as the Phillies’ team bus approached Wrigley Field, driving through the [...]
One way or another, Shabazz Napier, Frank Kaminsky and Andrew Harrison will be difference makers.
The Wildcats are off the the Final Four after their third straight double-digit comeback win.
Kentucky, Virginia and Michigan are peaking, and Florida’s as strong as ever.
Names like Sean Locke won’t ever fade for those on the wrong end of the point spread.
Young cancer survivor Lacey Holsworth and the Spartans have a special bond.
With a week off from a busy basketball season, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo took his team on a trip.
By Chris Emma (CBS) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In bold lettering on their red warm-up shirts, the Wisconsin Badgers are reminded of what their program’s culture is all about: The Badger Way What does it mean? [...]
“There’s no magic formula,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says.