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  • NCAA president emphasizes belief that student-athletes are 'amateurs'

    NCAA president emphasizes belief that student-athletes are 'amateurs'
    Taking the witness stand Thursday in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert emphasized his belief that student-athletes are “amateurs” because they are not paid to play and because they operate in the broader context of a...
  • In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

    In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs
    In his second day of testimony in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as a plaintiffs’ attorney sought to show that purported ideals of collegiate athletics have already been...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?
    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain

    For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain
    USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free. Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete. “It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
  • After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation

    After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation
    After 35 years as a private-practice attorney, David Roberts was ready to step away and spend more time on his golf game. "To straighten my slice," Roberts said. Then he received a request he couldn't ignore. USC's athletic program was reeling...
  • NCAA decision didn't go far enough, Rep. Charlie Dent says

     
    Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent said the NCAA's decision to restore football scholarships to Penn State was a "good start" but didn't go far enough. "It's a step in the right direction," Dent said Tuesday, "but [the NCAA] needs to......
  • 'There is no comparison between the USC and Penn State cases'

     
    After the NCAA announced Tuesday that it was restoring scholarships to Penn State's football team, USC sought to address its own sanctions. The NCAA rejected the school's proposal. In a statement provided Friday to USA Today and ESPN, the NCAA......
  • Unhappy? Sue Penn State, NCAA tells Paterno family, former players

     
    On the one-year anniversary of its sanctions against Penn State, the NCAA responded to a lawsuit headlined by the Paterno family with this advice: Sue the university. The governing body of college sports Tuesday asked for a dismissal of the......
  • Penn State falls in merchandise-sales rankings

     
    Penn State ranks 19th in the country in college merchandise sales, a drop of seven spots over last year, according to a new report. Collegiate Licensing Company on Monday released its annual rankings (read them here) of the nation's top-sellers......
  • Experts in NCAA antitrust case duel over broadcast rights

    Experts in NCAA antitrust case duel over broadcast rights
    As the antitrust trial against the NCAA wore into its fourth day Thursday, dueling experts disagreed on whether student athletes have a legal right to their names, images and likenesses that they could sell to live telecasters of collegiate games. The...
  • NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation

    NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation
    CORAL GABLES — Miami's long-running NCAA investigation took another strange twist Wednesday afternoon. This time, it could very well be good news for UM. The NCAA announced it uncovered "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement...