Chris Emma covers the college sports scene for CBSChicago.com, focusing on the Big Ten, Notre Dame and DePaul. He previously worked with Scout.com for five years and also has experience covering the professional sports scene in Chicago.
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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.
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.