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Mark Emmert

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  • Lawsuits over concussions, other issues continue to pile up for NCAA

    Lawsuits over concussions, other issues continue to pile up for NCAA
    The addition of Stanford runner Jessica Tonn to the dozens of current and former athletes suing the NCAA over concussions Wednesday is the latest in a stream of litigation targeting the organization. At last year’s Final Four, NCAA President...
  • USC's Pat Haden meets with NCAA officials, discusses easing sanctions

    USC's Pat Haden meets with NCAA officials, discusses easing sanctions
    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden and David Roberts, USC's vice president for athletic compliance, met with NCAA officials this week and discussed the possible reduction of scholarship losses that were imposed on the Trojans in 2010. Haden revealed the...
  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
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  • UCI runners lauded

    The UC Irvine women's cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on its Academic Progress Rate. The Anteater team's score ranked among the top 10 percent in its sport for 2011-12, the most recent year in the report....
  • Teel Time: Swofford on new ACC revenue plan, New York tournament, NCAA governance

    Since its 1954 inception, the ACC basketball tournament has never strayed outside North Carolina in consecutive seasons. But the lure of New York could change that, Commissioner John Swofford said during a wide-ranging interview Monday. Relaxed as we...
  • Briefs: Two 'Eaters sign

    Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in...
  • NCAA to exit the business of selling player merchandise

    NCAA to exit the business of selling player merchandise
    The NCAA can sure act quickly when it needs to put out a firestorm. During a Thursday conference call with reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert said the organization would no longer sell player memorabilia and apparel on its website, ShopNCAASports....
  • Three Oklahoma athletes penalized by university for eating pasta

    Three Oklahoma athletes penalized by university for eating pasta
    Too much pasta landed three University of Oklahoma athletes on the wrong side of the NCAA rule book. The unusual case, first reported Wednesday by the Oklahoman, came after the trio attended a graduation banquet in 2013. To restore their eligibility,...
  • Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees

    Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees
    Last week, third-graders in Guilford gave me a spontaneous round of applause. Why? Because the teacher introduced me as being from the University of Connecticut, where excellence in basketball has raised my profile, along with that of everyone else in...
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert: Latest rule change is food for thought

    NCAA President Mark Emmert: Latest rule change is food for thought
    The NCAA president railed against the past Friday by uttering the contracted sentence many have been waiting to hear. “That’s absurd,” Mark Emmert said on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” Show. The words didn’t cover...
  • UConn Defeats Louisville, 93-60

    After all the years and countless milestones, it's hardly possible for UConn to bounce a pass anymore without making history.     Geno Auriemma, the master craftsman, and his series of master classes, have become to their sport what Howard Johnson was to...