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.

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: League Is Down In 14-’15

With conference play upon us, inconsistency has plagued the Big Ten.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Teuvo Teravainen Needs Time To Become Blackhawks’ Next Star

“We just want him to play, play the right way,” coach Joel Quenneville says.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Versteeg Out A Month; Teravainen Rejoins Blackhawks

Kris Versteeg’s injury opens the door for the Blackhawks’ top prospect, Teuvo Teravainen.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2015

Ezekiel Elliot, Cardale Jones and Urban Meyer. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: College Football Playoff Pegs Two Worthy Champions

The College Football Playoff got this right. Oregon and Ohio State are the game’s two best teams.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2015

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: ‘Pissed-Off’ McCaskeys Bring End To Bears’ Dysfunction

“We’re fed up with mediocrity,” Bears chairman George McCaskey said Monday.

12/29/2014

Bears principal owner Virginia McCaskey in 2007. (Getty Images)

Bears Ownership ‘Pissed Off,’ Changing Leadership

“She’s pissed off,” George McCaskey said of mother Virginia. “We’re fed up with mediocrity.”

CBS Chicago–12/29/2014

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea sacks Bucs quarterback Josh McCown on Sunday in Chicago's 21-13 win. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Players Hope Bears’ New Coach Builds Firm Identity

Bears players face an uncertain future amid the firings of team leadership.

12/29/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery Thankful For ‘Opportunity Of A Lifetime’

Phil Emery spoke briefly after being fired as the Bears’ general manager.

12/29/2014

Former Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twitter Reacts To Bears’ Firings

The Bears’ firings caused quite a stir of reaction on Twitter.

12/29/2014

Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) goes up for a dunk as UCLA Bruins defenders follow the play during the first half of the CBS Sports Classic on December 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Perfection Is Possible For Dominant Kentucky

Kentucky started it with a touchdown and extra point in the opening 90 seconds. The lead grew to 24-0 before UCLA could finally muster up a basket. Eventually, in the second half, the Wildcats led 46-10, bringing back memories of the ’85 Bears and Super Bowl XX.

12/20/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jimmy Clausen Gets Chance To Rewrite His Story

“It’s just a great opportunity for me,” Jimmy Clausen says of his impending Sunday start.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jay Cutler Masks Frustration As Uncertain Future Lingers

“You think you’re going to be here a while,” Cutler says. “I’m still hopeful that’s going to be true.”

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Joe Moglia. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: Michigan Would Be Wise To Consider Joe Moglia

A former CEO in the corporate world, Moglia has gone 32-10 at Coastal Carolina.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Duncan Keith

Quenneville: Keith Illness Likely Not Mumps

Duncan Keith was not present for the Blackhawks’ 5-3 win over the division rival Minnesota Wild.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery can't haul in a pass in front of Saints defensive back Keenan Lewis in the fourth quarter Monday night at Soldier Field. New Orleans won 31-15, dropping Chicago to 5-9.  (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Following Controversy, Offense Is Inept

Jay Cutler was sacked seven times by the NFL’s 31st-ranked defense.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Marc Trestman. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Emma: Dysfunctional Bears Have No Control

Several players on the Bears offense aren’t playing with passion, Martellus Bennett says.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Former Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery On Kromer Controversy: ‘Angry, Disappointed, Upset’

It was Marc Trestman’s decision to keep Aaron Kromer on staff, Phil Emery said.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Jimmy Graham breaks away from Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma’s Preview: Bears-Saints

Amid a whirlwind week of tearful apologies and anonymous sources — plus one not-so-anonymous source — the Bears attempted to game plan for the New Orleans Saints.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2014

Bears safety Chris Conte, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Conte Doubtful, While Gould, Ratliff Are Questionable For Monday

Bears safety Chris Conte is still dealing with a back injury.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jay Cutler Composed Amid Bears’ Fire

Cutler took the high road when asked about Aaron Kromer, who threw him under the bus.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

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