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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On the East Coast, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says his squad “moves the needle on TV in New York City.”
Illini football coach Tim Beckman understands the pressure he’s facing this season.
Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller had two interceptions on the first day of practice.
Shea McClellin says hes getting the feel of playing Mike linebacker.
Jay Cutler’s not a changed man. Circumstances just have him primed as ever to write a new narrative.
“Our goal as an organization is to win championships,” general manager Phil Emery says.
The Bears held their opening training camp press conference Wednesday in Bourbonnais.
The long years before Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews took ice at United Center saw dark days.
“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.
When will the Cubs’ young talent ascend to the major leagues? There are some hints.
In baseball, numbers never lie. All-Star Game voting does, though.
It was a good night for the Celtics, but what were the Magic thinking Thursday?
The Cavs are weighing the Parker/Wiggins decision, then the fun continues.
There’s no one quite like Billy Hamilton.
Jimmy Clausen didn’t get much time to prove himself in Carolina, but Chicago is a new chance.
“We weren’t tough at all,” Tim Jennings said of Chicago’s defense in 2013.
When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.
The fiery Fran McCaffery has won over fans and turned the tide of Hawkeye basketball.
“Executives are putting … more stock in the ability of a manager to relate to his player core,” Ausmus said.
Through the good and bad, Tim Beckman cherishes each moment in dream position.