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Mark Emmert

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  • Mac Engel: Sports leagues need to rise against Indiana's discriminatory law

    In what is seemingly a mathematical impossibility, another state has wrestled away the "Mind Numbingly Dumbest Legislation Ever" trophy from the Great State a Texas. Drop the mic', Indiana. You win. Well played. We bow to your "superiority" in this...
  • NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law

    NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law
    This is usually a happy time of year for college basketball, a chance for the game to take center stage with all eyes focused on March Madness. But just days before the Final Four tips off in Indianapolis, the mood surrounding the tournament has...
  • NCAA women's basketball committee not ready to make decision on 2016 Final Four in Indianapolis

    NCAA women's basketball committee not ready to make decision on 2016 Final Four in Indianapolis
    The head of the Division I women’s basketball committee said more information is needed about the impact of Indiana’s controversial new Religious Freedom Restoration Act before the committee would engage in serious discussion about moving...
  • Paterno estate's contract breach lawsuit tossed again

    The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge on Monday ruled for a second time. Judge...
  • Pence fends off critics, says new law doesn't discriminate

    Pence fends off critics, says new law doesn't discriminate
    Gov. Mike Pence declared repeatedly Sunday he stands behind Indiana's new religious freedom legislation, blaming "an avalanche" of negative media reports for misconstruing the bill. Pence appeared on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" to...
  • Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA

    Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA
    #BoycottIndiana. It's all the rage. Indiana's 20th-century way of thinking has garnered the forces of social media to push back quickly and punitively. Say hello to the 21st century, Indiana. It's a time and place that frowns upon discriminatory,...
  • How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind

    How Indiana's new anti-LGBT law puts the state and businesses in a bind
    The business community's response to an Indiana measure legalizing discrimination against LGBT persons in Indiana under the guise of religious "freedom" has been encouraging, even uplifting.  Several businesses and business organizations warned...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business

    NCAA, others must show Indiana that discrimination is bad for business
    If it were feasible on such short notice to relocate the college men's basketball Final Four, set to tip off next weekend in Indianapolis, the NCAA would have to consider it. For everyone's sake. Indiana decreed Thursday that what people believe can...
  • NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law

    NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law
    With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people....
  • NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious law

    With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people....