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Mark Emmert

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  • 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...
  • E-mails show NCAA, Freeh contact during Penn State probe

    As Louis Freeh, the former FBI director hired by Pennsylvania State University, prepared his 2012 investigative report on the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, his law firm regularly met with and shared information with the NCAA,...
  • 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...
  • On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption

    On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption
    "Why do you think the NCAA hated your father?" Jay Paterno didn't flinch at the question, perhaps because he had heard it before. He also didn't hesitate to explain. No, said the former Penn State assistant coach who is suing the NCAA, he didn't think...
  • 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...
  • Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State

    Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State
    The NCAA may have sought to "bluff" Penn State into accepting football sanctions in 2012 following the Jerry Sandusky scandal, a revelation university President Eric Barron called "deeply disturbing." Emails released this week as part of a lawsuit...
  • Mike Sielski: NCAA rushed to judgment in Penn State case

    Sometimes you'll hear a person or an organization or an institution described in inflammatory terms: power-hungry, arrogant, invasive, bullying. Watch five minutes of 24-hour cable news, listen to five minutes of sports-talk radio, or spend 30 seconds...
  • Emails reveal NCAA's attempt to 'bluff' Penn State on sanctions

    In the chaotic aftermath of Jerry Sandusky's 2012 arrest on child-molestation charges, the NCAA apparently was so intent on punishing Penn State that it overlooked questions about its authority to do so, according to emails from the organization made...