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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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.
Curtis Granderson’s $5 million gift to alma mater UIC is providing youngsters new opportunities.
The Cubs’ baseball brass knew all along it would end up with Kyle Schwarber, the 21-year-old slugging catcher from Indiana University.
Chris Collins has never shied away from the challenges at Northwestern.
On a fall day in 2011, the Cubs unveiled their new direction. There were no mixed words — this is Theo Epstein’s baseball team, and his job is to win a World Series.
With his hard-nosed style, Adam Eaton feels like he’s found a home in Chicago.
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.