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.

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

McCaskey: John Fox Hiring Was Ryan Pace’s ‘Show’

Ryan Pace was “thoughtful and decisive” in his hiring of new Bears coach John Fox.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

Daniel Carcillo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Emma: Daniel Carcillo’s Cheap Shot A Shameful Act

Daniel Carcillo could be suspended for his hit on Winnipeg’s Mathieu Perreault on Friday.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2015

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Fast Facts On John Fox

John Fox has some historic marks in his coaching record.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

Brent Seabrook. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

In Blackhawks’ Star-Studded Cast, Brent Seabrook Goes Overlooked

Chicago defenseman Brent Seabrook doesn’t garner the hockey admiration he deserves.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Michigan State forward Branden Dawson. (Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: Spartans Rising Up

Tom Izzo has his Michigan State team improving on the fly.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2015

New Bears GM Ryan Pace, with his wife, Stephanie, and daughter, Cardyn. (670 The Score)

Emma: Ryan Pace Realizes Dream As General Manager

Ryan Pace worked from intern to top football executive in just 14 years.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Bears president Ted Phillips. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Give Ryan Pace Full Control Of Football Operations

Pace can choose who he wants to keep and how to structure the football operation, Ted Phillips said.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

San Francisco 49ers v Chicago Bears

View: Reactions To Bears’ Hire Of GM Ryan Pace

As always, Twitter was full of insightful reactions.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2015

Blackhawks winger Kris Versteeg. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Versteeg Undergoes Procedure On Fractured Left Hand

The Blackhawks’ Kris Versteeg is expected to miss a month.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Joel Quenneville. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: The Madness Behind Quenneville’s Constant Line Tweaks

The Blackhawks have come to expect coach Joel Quenneville’s constant line juggling.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2015

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Emma’s Big Ten Power Rankings: League Is Down In 14-’15

With conference play upon us, inconsistency has plagued the Big Ten.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Teuvo Teravainen Needs Time To Become Blackhawks’ Next Star

“We just want him to play, play the right way,” coach Joel Quenneville says.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2015

Teuvo Teravainen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Versteeg Out A Month; Teravainen Rejoins Blackhawks

Kris Versteeg’s injury opens the door for the Blackhawks’ top prospect, Teuvo Teravainen.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2015

Ezekiel Elliot, Cardale Jones and Urban Meyer. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: College Football Playoff Pegs Two Worthy Champions

The College Football Playoff got this right. Oregon and Ohio State are the game’s two best teams.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2015

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: ‘Pissed-Off’ McCaskeys Bring End To Bears’ Dysfunction

“We’re fed up with mediocrity,” Bears chairman George McCaskey said Monday.

12/29/2014

Bears principal owner Virginia McCaskey in 2007. (Getty Images)

Bears Ownership ‘Pissed Off,’ Changing Leadership

“She’s pissed off,” George McCaskey said of mother Virginia. “We’re fed up with mediocrity.”

CBS Chicago–12/29/2014

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea sacks Bucs quarterback Josh McCown on Sunday in Chicago's 21-13 win. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Players Hope Bears’ New Coach Builds Firm Identity

Bears players face an uncertain future amid the firings of team leadership.

12/29/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery Thankful For ‘Opportunity Of A Lifetime’

Phil Emery spoke briefly after being fired as the Bears’ general manager.

12/29/2014

Former Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twitter Reacts To Bears’ Firings

The Bears’ firings caused quite a stir of reaction on Twitter.

12/29/2014

Kentucky Wildcats forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) goes up for a dunk as UCLA Bruins defenders follow the play during the first half of the CBS Sports Classic on December 20, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Perfection Is Possible For Dominant Kentucky

Kentucky started it with a touchdown and extra point in the opening 90 seconds. The lead grew to 24-0 before UCLA could finally muster up a basket. Eventually, in the second half, the Wildcats led 46-10, bringing back memories of the ’85 Bears and Super Bowl XX.

12/20/2014

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