Chris Emma

Chris Emma mugChris Emma serves as 670thescore.com’s lead Bears writer and covers much of the rest of the Chicago sports scene for 670 The Score and CBSChicago.com. He previously worked with Scout.com and 247Sports.com. A Geneva native, he now lives in the Lakeview neighborhood.

Follow Chris on Twitter @CEmma670.

Emma: 5 Key Storylines For Year 2 Of White Sox’s Rebuild

The 2018 White Sox are aiming for continued organizational growth in what will be a second season of rebuilding.

670 The Score–01/23/2018

New Bears Offensive Coordinator Mark Helfrich Raves About ‘Coachable’ Mitchell Trubisky

Before anything else, Helfrich sees a 23-year-old Trubisky who understands the game and is willing to listen.

670 The Score–01/23/2018

Emma: Matt Nagy Worked With Open Mind In Hiring Bears Coaching Staff

In identifying his coaching staff, Nagy sought different football backgrounds and a common belief in the Bears’ direction.

670 The Score–01/22/2018

Emma: Playoffs In Doubt As Blackhawks Still Seeking Better Play

Without Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks are hoping more consistent play is enough to reach the postseason.

670 The Score–01/19/2018

Blackhawks Hope Corey Crawford Can Return This Season

The Blackhawks were mum on the health of Crawford, who hasn’t made progress in dealing with reported vertigo-like symptoms.

670 The Score–01/19/2018

New Bears Special Teams Coordinator Chris Tabor Excited To Use Explosiveness Of Tarik Cohen

Tabor is eager to work with Cohen, the Bears returner whom he referred to as a “dynamic” threat.

670 The Score–01/19/2018

Mark Helfrich Aims To Bring Innovation To Bears Offense

The Bears will likely utilize run-pass options among other new looks under the direction of Helfrich and Matt Nagy.

670 The Score–01/18/2018

Comfort With Bears’ Direction Led Vic Fangio To Stay In Chicago

After realizing a fit with Matt Nagy, it was clear to Fangio that Chicago was the place to be.

670 The Score–01/18/2018

Bears To Hire Shane Toub As Offensive Assistant

Shane Toub is the son of former Bears and current Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub.

670 The Score–01/17/2018

Rejuvenated Kris Bryant Striving For More Improvement In 2018

It wasn’t all fun and games for Bryant this offseason, who spent time improving his swing after a drop in power.

670 The Score–01/17/2018

Bears Plan To ‘Attack’ Changes At Wide Receiver

Players like Jarvis Landry, Sammy Watkins and Allen Robinson should appeal to the Bears in free agency.

670 The Score–01/16/2018

Cubs’ Ian Happ Hopes To Build On Breakout Rookie Season

After a strong rookie campaign, Happ is comfortable with his place on the Cubs and what could come in 2018.

670 The Score–01/16/2018

Chili Davis Hopes Patience, Preparation Brings Best Out Of Cubs Hitters

Davis was hired as the new Cubs hitting coach this offseason in a move that even surprised him.

670 The Score–01/15/2018

Emma: With Retention Of Vic Fangio, Bears Ensure Continuity For Budding Defense

Fangio has overseen the transformation of the Bears’ defense in the past three years.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2018

Tom Ricketts Still Not Ready To Welcome Sammy Sosa Back With Cubs: ‘Put Everything On The Table’

Ricketts pointed to Sosa’s place as a controversial figure in baseball’s steroid era as the reason why he hasn’t been welcomed back.

670 The Score–01/13/2018

Emma: Cubs Banking On Better From Their Young Core In 2018

Were the regressions of last season an outlier? The Cubs are counting on that in a quiet offseason.

670 The Score–01/12/2018

Bears Retain Vic Fangio As Defensive Coordinator

The Bears ranked ninth in scoring defense and 10th in total defense under Fangio’s guidance in 2017.

670 The Score–01/12/2018

Bears Officially Announce Hiring Of Mark Helfrich, 2 Others

Chris Tabor is the new special teams coordinator, and Charles London is the running backs coach.

670 The Score–01/12/2018

Bears Tab Harry Hiestand As Offensive Line Coach

Hiestand rejoins a Bears coaching staff that he served on from 2005-’09 under Lovie Smith.

670 The Score–01/10/2018

Emma: Matt Nagy’s Bears Will Go Where Mitchell Trubisky Can Take Them

Nagy became Bears head coach with a knowledge of Trubisky’s game and already has a plan for his growth.

670 The Score–01/10/2018

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