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  • Mark Emmert defends NCAA's unpopular rules

    There's a reason NCAA President Mark Emmert draws a yearly compensation package in excess of $1.7 million. Many reasons, actually. The NCAA netted a $32 million profit in the 2012-13 fiscal year. Emmert handles dicey questions without getting...
  • Paterno family amends lawsuit against NCAA and Penn State

    Paterno family amends lawsuit against NCAA and Penn State
    In response to Judge John Leete taking a red pen to the lawsuit of the Joe Paterno estate against the NCAA and Penn State, making changes about what parties could be included, the plaintiffs have submitted their second amended version of the complaint...
  • Analysis: NCAA faces critical decisions in ever-changing landscape of college sports

    WASHINGTON For decades, the National Collegiate Athletic Association aspired to be a part of the American identity. It was football tailgates, March Madness and healthy all-American sports competition that often gave kids a shot at college who wouldn't...
  • Big Ten has two big college football problems

    Big Ten has two big college football problems
    The Big Ten, already four schools over the numbers cap, is a Big Mess. The proud conference of Tom Harmon has become a bloated, 14-school confederation drowning in controversy with the hope current East Division leader Maryland — Maryland? —...
  • Adversity could propel FSU to another national title

    Adversity could propel FSU to another national title
    TALLAHASSEE — Perhaps this was just the wake-up call the Florida State Seminoles needed. After enduring yet another public relations nightmare that would send the program's top player to the bench for one of the biggest games of the season, top-...
  • Bob Ford: NCAA played the bully because it could

    The NCAA, which enjoyed the view from its holier-than-thou pedestal when sanctioning the Penn State football program in 2012, completed its self-serving exacta on Monday as it patted the program on the head and assumed the part of merciful overlord....
  • Restored scholarships most important to Penn State

    When football recruiting experts, real or imagined, attach a ranking or stars to a recruit, they're really setting odds. The more stars, the better the odds of a payoff for the school that lands the recruit. That's all it is. In football, more than most...
  • Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline

    Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline
    Jay Paterno wants to coach football again, even if it means leaving State College. Until then, the former Penn State assistant coach said he will continue "fighting for the university," though he feels others aren't. "I thought it was very important...
  • College football landscape changes by the day

    College football landscape changes by the day
    It's good to know there are still some things you can count on. The USA Today coaches' poll, for example, remains a model of cockeyed consistency. On Saturday, Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 with an impressive victory at Ohio State. On Sunday, the...
  • College football mailbag: Pat Haden still has them talking

    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. --- It seemed to...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet. No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger. South...