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Mark Emmert

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  • UConn-Kentucky matchup wasn't in script for NCAA title game

    ARLINGTON, Texas Julius Randle was wide awake. Couldn't sleep. Wired on adrenaline. Kentucky's powerful freshman forward had just survived another basketball near-death experience, and the juices were flowing. Late Saturday night had given way to Sunday...
  • NCAA chief Mark Emmert calls unionizing college athletes 'ridiculous'

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said Sunday that unionizing students is a “ridiculous idea” to solving the problems of intercollegiate athletics. “It would blow up everything about the collegiate model of athletics,&...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • NCAA Final Four story lines go beyond compelling matchups

    NCAA Final Four story lines go beyond compelling matchups
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The Final Four has grown so large they had to move it from Planet Earth to Jerry World. It actually makes sense a stadium nicknamed "The Billion Dollar Play Pen" should host college basketball's billion-dollar end games. It...
  • Shocking revelation: NCAA tournament all about the love of money

    DALLAS — In sports and business, there are very few sure things. Here is one: Sometime soon — probably within four years — the NCAA will surpass a billion dollars in annual revenue, mainly because of lucrative television rights for...
  • Union push could forever change college sports

    Imagine a Final Four at which the hot topic of conversation is the salaries of the college players on the court. Who's the most overpaid? Underpaid? Come Saturday's semifinals you could be sure the media would compare how much Wisconsin junior guard...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES When Calls the Heart As Bill Avery...
  • Sunday guests: Keith Olbermann, Dianne Feinstein, Mike Rogers

    Sunday guests: Keith Olbermann, Dianne Feinstein, Mike Rogers
    A Sunday morning program hosted by Maria Bartiromo debuts. The topics on the chat telecasts this Sunday include Obamacare, Flight 370, Chris Christie and the NSA. The guest list: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., discusses her feud with the NSA at 9 a.m....
  • NCAA basketball's fabulous freshmen need to reconsider their 'one-and-done' plans

    Freshman sensations Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins and Tyler Ennis took the phrase "one-and-done" literally. All three found themselves and their teams bounced from the NCAA Tournament after just one game. It's madness — March Madness — that...
  • Sunday guest list: Chesley Sullenberger, Nate Silver, Matt Damon

    Sunday guest list: Chesley Sullenberger, Nate Silver, Matt Damon
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: Pilot Chesley Sullenberger, CBS' aviation expert, will be a guest on "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Sen. Kelly...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...