Chris Emma

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: Maryland, Rutgers Aim To Build Unique Brands In Big Ten

“Adding New Jersey, New York, D.C., Baltimore, it’s obviously going to be great,” Maryland coach Mark Turgeon says.

CBS Chicago–12 hours ago

Lamar Miller of the Miami Dolphins is tackled by Brock Vereen  during the first quarter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Soldier Field Turf Becomes Problematic Again

How the Bears have gone 0-3 at their hostile home venue of Soldier Field remains a great mystery.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Mike Wallace of the Miami Dolphins catches a touchdown pass in front of Tim Jennings. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Bears Closer To Crumbling Than Finding Identity

“We don’t know who we are yet,” Bears cornerback Tim Jennings says

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Purdue center A.J. Hammons, right. (Mike Mcginnis/Getty Images)

Emma: The Curious Case Of A.J. Hammons

Purdue center A.J. Hammons can’t hide from the spotlight, much as he might like to.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Bo Ryan. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: High Hopes Don’t Faze Badgers

“We have a lot of expectations of ourselves,”Frank Kaminsky says.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, left, and Traevon Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Preseason Big Ten Basketball Storylines

Big Ten basketball media day is upon us, and the season’s just around the corner.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, left; Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon (Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Who’s The Big Ten’s Best Tailback?

Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon are leaving their mark.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Nebraska May Be Back

The Cornhuskers can truly prove themselves Saturday in East Lansing.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

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

Emma: Hold Brady Hoke Accountable For Lack Of Leadership

Somebody at Michigan needs to act like an adult.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers pressures Jay Cutler  as he looks to pass during the second half. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Cutler Crumbles Again To Packers

As the Bears’ staring quarterback, Jay Cutler is 1-9 against the Green Bay Packers.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: With Rodgers, Packers Leave Little Doubt

With Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, Green Bay is 11-3 against Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Turmoil In Michigan

Brady Hoke’s seat is scalding hot.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Emma: Purnell Embraces Daunting DePaul Job

“We feel like we have a culture shift,” Oliver Purnell says.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Ohio State and coach Urban Meyer, center. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Searching For A Silver Lining

The Big Ten is down — and perhaps out of the College Football Playoff already.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrated after Saturday's win at Northwestern. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Top Dogs: How NIU Has Found Sustained Success

The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Bears Stress There’s A Lot Of Season Left

The Bears won’t say it, but the concern is quite palpable.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Michigan State Spartans. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Oh, What A Night

Michigan State-Oregon is must-watch TV, plus 10 Big Ten thoughts and power rankings.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, left, and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: How The Big Ten Will Be Won

Stability is such a key in the Big Ten, and Ohio State and Michigan State have it.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Emma: Wisconsin To Face Similar Style Against LSU

The Badgers and Tigers will provide an early test for each other Saturday in Houston.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Emma: Big Ten Power Rankings, Preseason Edition

With an elite defense, Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are dreaming of the College Football Playoff.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

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