Chris Emma

Kris Bryant  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Emma: These Youthful Cubs Can Handle What’s To Come

The Cubs seem to be oblivious to the looming pressure.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2015

Alshon Jeffery. (Getty Images)

Injury Bug Won’t Stop Biting The Bears

Alshon Jeffery has one of many injuries for which the Bears should be worried.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2015

Bears guard Kyle Long. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pro Bowl Guard Kyle Long Working At Right Tackle

Coach John Fox is still mulling the decision.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2015

Kyle Fuller (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Emma: Kyle Fuller Striving For Better

The Bears just need Fuller to be a serviceable piece in their defense—for now.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2015

Austin Jackson. (Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire Outfielder Austin Jackson

Chicago will send a player to be named later and an international draft slot to Seattle.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2015

Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: With Tim Jennings Gone, ‘We Got To Step Up Together’

Alan Ball, Kyle Fuller and Sherrick McManis will have to step up in the Bears’ secondary.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2015

Tim Jennings recovers a fumble in 2014. (Getty Images)

Bears Trim Roster With Wave Of Moves

The Bears trimmed their roster to 76.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2015

Bears safety Ryan Mundy. (Getty Images)

Bears Place Ryan Mundy On Season-Ending IR

The Bears’ starting safety is out for the season.


Jimmy Clausen (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Bad Saturday For The Bears

Plenty went wrong in the Bears’ 21-10 dress rehearsal loss in Cincinnati.


Tim Beckman, fired on Friday (Mike Hickey/Getty Images)

Emma: Firing Tim Beckman Simply Isn’t Enough For Inept Illinois

Tim Beckman was fired, but Mike Thomas must take responsibility, too.


Tim Beckman.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Whistle Blower: Beckman’s Firing ‘Step In Right Direction’

Simon Cvijanovic had accused Beckman of creating a culture of physical abuse and poor treatment of players.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2015

Matt Forte. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Emma: Matt Forte Aims To Remain The Bears’ Rock

Forte is in the final year of his deal in Chicago and has an uncertain future.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

John Fox Doesn’t Rule Out Injured Bears For Saturday’s Preseason Game

The Bears are missing their top four receivers to various injuries.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2015

Martellus Bennett (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Emma: Martellus Bennett Lives A Rich Life

Bennett has another unique talent.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Jay Cutler. (Getty Images)

Emma: Bears’ Depleted Receiving Corps A Real Concern

The Bears are now without Alshon Jeffery, Kevin White, Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Eddie Royal (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Eddie Royal Joins List Of Injured Bears Receivers

Royal didn’t practice on Wednesday due to a hip injury.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman, right. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Eddie Goldman Gets A Big Chance

Bears rookie Goldman will replace Jeremiah Ratliff at nose tackle.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta Have Both Been Ace-Like

Who should start in a potential wild-card play-in game?

CBS Chicago–08/25/2015

Bears running back Jeremy Langford, right. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Bears-Colts Observations

Jeremy Langford was a standout, while Kyle Fuller struggled.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2015

Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee (92) and defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Slowly But Surely, Bears’ Defense Making Progress

“Every day is a work in progress,” Pernell McPhee says.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015