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Mark Emmert

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  • NU AD Jim Phillips praises Pat Fitzgerald ahead of 'important' year

    The view from Jim Phillips’ office is mundane … a parking lot outside Ryan Field. Turn the other way and you can see why the Northwestern athletic director is so bullish about the future — a giant color depiction of the $260 million...
  • College football roundup: Wisconsin confirms Chryst hiring

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Wisconsin confirms Chryst hiring Paul Chryst, a former Wisconsin Badgers assistant, was hired Wednesday as head coach, replacing Gary Andersen. The school made an official announcement after 5:30 p.m....
  • Reports: West Virginia AD Luck to join NCAA

    The Sports Xchange Reports: West Virginia AD Luck to join NCAA West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck will resign to take a second-in-command position under NCAA president Mark Emmert, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The Charleston...
  • West Virginia AD Luck to join NCAA

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with official announcement West Virginia AD Luck to join NCAA West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck will resign to take a second-in-command position under NCAA president Mark Emmert. Luck, the father of...
  • Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive

    Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...
  • Judge stands by privilege ruling in Paterno suit

    Potter County Senior Judge John Leete doubled down on his order overruling some privilege arguments in the Paterno estate's lawsuit. In an opinion dated Nov. 29 but filed in the Centre County Prothonotary's Office on Friday, Leete explained his reasoning...
  • Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit

    Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit
    When you hire a lawyer to do an investigation and announce the results to the world, you can't later claim the information is private and protected. That was the rationale Senior Judge John Leete, of Potter County, used in denying a stay for Pepper...
  • Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails

    Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails
    A group of U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania, including Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent, asked the NCAA to publicly release documents related to the Penn State football sanctions. Dent and Glenn Thompson, R-5th District, sent a letter to the...
  • NCAA, Freeh collaborated on Penn State investigation, documents suggest

    NCAA, Freeh collaborated on Penn State investigation, documents suggest
    The NCAA had "regular and substantive" involvement with former FBI Director Louis Freeh's investigation into Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to court documents filed Wednesday. A motion filed in state Sen. Jake Corman's...
  • NCAA, Penn State respond to Paterno estate's amended lawsuit

    NCAA, Penn State respond to Paterno estate's amended lawsuit
    The NCAA and Penn State filed documents Monday in Centre County Court, reaffirming their opposition to the lawsuit brought by the estate of former football coach Joe Paterno. The estate, along with Penn State trustee Al Clemens and former assistant...
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed Wednesday in lawsuit

    NCAA President Mark Emmert will be deposed Wednesday in a lawsuit over a college football player’s death. A Montgomery (Md.) County Circuit Court judge ordered Emmert’s deposition in August in the case filed by the family of late Frostburg...