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.

Blackhawks winger Jeremy Morin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jeremy Morin Focused On His Game Amid Tough Situation

A report suggests that Morin either wants to be a regular in the lineup or be traded.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Ohio State players celebrate their Big Ten championship. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Buckeyes Are Deserving Of College Football Playoff Spot

A 59-0 thrashing of the Wisconsin Badgers proved that the Buckeyes are elite.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2014

Brad Richards celebrates with teammates as he skates by the bench after scoring a second period goal against the Los Angeles Kings. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks Catch Fire In Red-Hot ‘PB&K Line’

Success seems to be on the side of Patrick Kane, Brad Richards and Versteeg, a trio that looks as if it’s played together for years, not weeks.

12/05/2014

Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley dives in for a touchdown late in the first half of Dallas' 41-28 win at Soldier Field on Thursday night at Bears linebacker Jon Bostic, left, and safety CHris Conte attempt to tackle him. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images(

Notes: Bears Vow To Keep Fighting

“If you’re not self-motivated, you shouldn’t be doing this job,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte is gang tackled by the Cowboys on Thursday night at Soldier Field. Dallas won 41-28, dropping Chicago to 5-8. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Now We See The Bears Were Doomed From The Start

Too many egos and a lack of leadership has led to a lost season.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images

Patrick Sharp Expected Back Next Week

Sharp has been out a month with a lower-body injury.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Goalie Corey Crawford To Miss 2-3 Weeks

Crawford suffered the injury off the ice.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Brad Richards celebrates with teammates as he skates by the bench after scoring a second period goal against the Los Angeles Kings. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Circus Trip No Trapeze For Blackhawks

The road trip was a piece of cake for Chicago, which finished with five wins and just one loss.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: Michigan Must Return To Championship Standard

Brady Hoke was in the wrong place. A MAC success story wasn’t meant in Michigan.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images

Patrick Sharp Skates With Teammates, Is Nearing A Return

“Everything feels solid,” Sharp says of his lower-body injury.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

Tim Beckman.  (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Emma: Beckman Staying At Illinois

Illinois will retain football coach Tim Beckman, a team source confirmed.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2014

: Head coach Tim Beckman of the Illinois Fighting Illini coaches against the Northwestern Wildcats during the fourth quarter.  . (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Firing Beckman Would Be Foolish

A different scene took place two years ago at Ryan Field.

11/29/2014

Matt Forte  carries the football 13 yds for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Leadership Rallies Bears At Halftime

The chorus of boos at the halftime whistle was much louder than the Bears’ play. Chicago trailed Tampa Bay 10-0 and should have been losing by more.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2014

Quarterback Josh McCown  of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hugs his former head coach Marc Trestman. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: McCown, Smith Come Up Short Against Former Team

Mere moments before kickoff at Soldier Field, the emotions finally set in for Josh McCown.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Welcome Annual Circus Trip

Chicago is excited to prove itself against some of the West’s best on the road.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

The Kentucky bench celebrates during a blowout win against Kansas in the Champions Classic. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Kentucky Has Embarrassment Of Riches

If the Wildcats continue placing team before self-interest, watch out.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Blackhawks center Brad Richards. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: In Chicago, Richards Playing For Family

Blackhawks center Brad Richards was honored in playing his 1,000th game Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ van Riemsdyk Suffers ‘Pretty Bad’ Leg Injury

Rookie Trevor van Riemsdyk will be out “a while,” coach Joel Quenneville says.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Reserved van Riemsdyk Making His Name Known

“For a young kid, the most unusual thing is how consistent he’s been,” Joel Quenneville says.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Oduya ‘Fine,’ Sharp Still 3-4 Weeks Away

Also, Daniel Carcillo is expected to return Sunday against Dallas.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

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