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Mark Emmert

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  • NCAA needs to be sensitive to growing gap in college football, executive says

    NCAA needs to be sensitive to growing gap in college football, executive says
    Now that the platonic shifting of conferences has subsided, college administrators and coaches were able to get back to the normal business of spring meetings in the American Athletic Conference. NCAA President Mark Emmert and newly hired Vice President...
  • UConn Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 APR Again

    UConn Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 APR Again
    As expected, the UConn men's basketball program earned another perfect score in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, pushing any academic problems deeper into the past. The Huskies, who were banned from the 2013 postseason due to subpar APR scores from...
  • NCAA: Athletes improving in classroom; wage gap remains

    Cash counts in college sports — even in the classroom. On Wednesday, as the NCAA released Academic Progress Rate numbers showing record highs, the same stats revealed the richest athletic departments are making the grades. Others aren't so...
  • Removing graduate transfer rule would be height of hypocrisy for NCAA

     Removing graduate transfer rule would be height of hypocrisy for NCAA
    Academic fraud was central to sanctions levied on Syracuse men's basketball in March, and a similar stench continues to hover at North Carolina, which Friday received its notice of allegations from the NCAA. Moreover, according to a Big Ten position...
  • Out-of-county judge to hear Spanier case

    Make way for another out-of-county judge. The lawsuit brought by former Penn State president Graham Spanier against former FBI director Louis Freeh will not be heard by a Centre County judge. Spanier is suing the former federal judge for defamation...
  • Emmert: Freshmen ineligibility problematic, worth debating

    Emmert: Freshmen ineligibility problematic, worth debating
    NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert is glad the Big Ten has sparked a discussion about freshman ineligibility, even though it is an idea fraught with potential pitfalls. Emmert spoke at a meeting of Associated Press Sports Editors on...
  • Marynowitz shares Kelly's vision for Eagles

    Marynowitz shares Kelly's vision for Eagles
    New Eagles player personnel director Ed Marynowitz shares Chip Kelly's vision for the Eagles and also is "intrigued" by the improved Tim Tebow the team signed this week. … Lightning bolts for the Chargers and a memorial flame for former Raider...
  • NCAA president says Penn State sanctions were 'right and appropriate'

    NCAA president says Penn State sanctions were 'right and appropriate'
    NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday once again defended the former Penn State football sanctions, adding that communication issues were his primary concern. Speaking at an Associated Press Sports Editors meeting, Emmert called the 2012 sanctions...
  • Issue of satellite camps spins out of control

    Issue of satellite camps spins out of control
      Members of the Power 5 conferences are at odds and the discontent centers around the issue of satellite camps. According to NCAA rules, schools are only permitted to host football camps on campus or within a 50-mile radius of the school’s...
  • Pete Rose allowed to participate in All-Star game events

    Pete Rose allowed to participate in All-Star game events
    Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said banished star Pete Rose can participate in this summer's all-star game in Cincinnati. … WNBA star Brittney Griner and her fiance Glory Johnson, also a WNBA player, were arrested for suspicion of assault in a...
  • Tulsa scholarship athletes will get up to $2,500 per year from university

    TULSA, Okla. — The University of Tulsa has finalized the cost of attendance figure that the school will pay its student-athletes. The Tulsa World reports the university will pay student-athletes who play full-scholarship sports $2,500 each year...