| Nov 10, 2014
"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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:42 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:01 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige was several hours late to the ACC's preseason basketball gathering Wednesday because he had to take an exam. Feel free to add your own punch line.
Not to suggest that Paige, a well-spoken...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:36 PM
There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:58 AM
STATE COLLEGE — More than 10,000 people, including former Penn State players and former university president Graham Spanier, signed '409' boards this weekend that will be delivered to NCAA headquarters as a petition to restore Joe Paterno's...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:17 PM
There's a reason NCAA President Mark Emmert draws a yearly compensation package in excess of $1.7 million. Many reasons, actually.
The NCAA netted a $32 million profit in the 2012-13 fiscal year.
Emmert handles dicey questions without getting...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:37 PM
The Big Ten, already four schools over the numbers cap, is a Big Mess.
The proud conference of Tom Harmon has become a bloated, 14-school confederation drowning in controversy with the hope current East Division leader Maryland — Maryland? —...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:08 PM
College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet.
No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The NCAA approved an historic change on Thursday to allow the 65 schools in the five power conferences to write many of their own rules.
The 16-2 vote by the Division I Board of Directors took place at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
NCAA President Mark Emmert may be embattled, but he doesn't appear broke.
Federal tax returns reveal Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012, a 5% increase over 2011.
Emmert, who became NCAA president in 2010, has come under increasing fire as...