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Mark Emmert

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  • Lawmaker: NCAA has a culture problem and chief should lose his job over Penn State sanctions

    The Pennsylvania lawmaker whose lawsuit led the NCAA to lift the last of Penn State's sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal said Wednesday the organization misled university officials and that its president, Mark Emmert,...
  • 5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday: THE DEMOCRATS ARE COMING! THE DEMOCRATS ARE COMING! The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that Philadelphia will play...
  • NCAA should fire president over Penn State sanctions, PA senator Corman says

    NCAA should fire president over Penn State sanctions, PA senator Corman says
    The Pennsylvania lawmaker whose lawsuit led the NCAA to lift the last of Penn State's sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal said Wednesday the organization misled university officials and that its president, Mark Emmert,...
  • Coaching great Dean Smith remembered as 'basketball royalty' at North Carolina

    Dean Smith did everything to bring the best out of his North Carolina players. Sometimes that meant a handwritten note of encouragement. Other times, that meant facing what former star guard Phil Ford called "the wrath of Dean." Smith, who led the Tar...
  • Judge ponders next step, Joe Paterno's status in lawsuit against NCAA, Penn State

    A Pennsylvania judge heard arguments Friday on whether the death of famed football coach Joe Paterno in early 2012 should affect his estate's ability to sue the NCAA and Penn State over how they handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal. Judge...
  • Judge ponders next steps in Paterno suit vs. NCAA, Penn State

    BELLEFONTE — A Pennsylvania judge heard arguments Friday on whether the death of famed football coach Joe Paterno in early 2012 should affect his estate's ability to sue the NCAA and Penn State over how they handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-...
  • Another Penn State Perspective

    Another Penn State Perspective
        Just in case I didn't already rile enough people with my column today about what I believe is a misguided reaction to easing NCAA sanctions on Penn State, I thought I would use today's blog to offer the perspective of the world's oldest and largest...
  • For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start

    For former Penn State players, NCAA decision represents a start
    Restoring Penn State's vacated football victories was a good start that needs to continue with restoration of Joe Paterno's legacy, former players said Friday. A total of 111 wins were restored to Joe Paterno's record, once again making him the...
  • How the Penn State-NCAA consent decree, repeal unfolded

    Developments in the NCAA sanctioning of Penn State University for its role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, and the challenges that lead to the repeal of the 2012 agreement between the school and the NCAA: 2011 NOV. 5: Attorney general'...
  • 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...
  • NCAA to help pay for players' families to attend College Football Playoff, Final Four

    NCAA to help pay for players' families to attend College Football Playoff, Final Four
    Ohio State coach Urban Meyer got his wish.  The NCAA announced Tuesday it approved a waiver to help pay for family members of athletes to attend the College Football Playoff title game and men's and women's Final Four games. The NCAA will pay up to...