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Mark Emmert

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  • NCAA update: How Duke and Kentucky prostitute themselves for sports

    NCAA update: How Duke and Kentucky prostitute themselves for sports
    The University of Kentucky was knocked out of the NCAA men's basketball championship by Wisconsin on Saturday, one victory shy of an undefeated record. The team will be watching from the sidelines when Wisconsin plays Duke for the national title Monday...
  • NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law

    NCAA weighs response to Indiana's religious freedom law
    With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people....
  • Letter: Law has nothing to do with freedom or religion

    I am writing to join in the chorus of outrage against Gov. Mike Pence's signing into law the so-called Religious Freedom bill overwhelmingly passed by Republican members of the Indiana General Assembly. As someone who has stood for a lifetime on...
  • Arkansas, Indiana governors sign amended religious freedom laws

    Arkansas, Indiana governors sign amended religious freedom laws
    The governors of Arkansas and Indiana on Thursday quickly signed revised versions of their respective religious freedom laws, hoping to quell a national uproar that united business leaders and gay rights activists who fought the measures as potentially...
  • NCAA President: Issue of Indiana law more important than basketball

     NCAA President: Issue of Indiana law more important than basketball
    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday he had considered the option of moving the organization's headquarters and said the association would look more closely at potentially discriminatory laws before awarding bids for future...
  • On The Fly: South Windsor's Fournier Reaches 1,000 K's At Tufts

    On The Fly: South Windsor's Fournier Reaches 1,000 K's At Tufts
    •Swing and a miss: Tufts senior pitcher Allyson Fournier from South Windsor and East Catholic High topped the 1,000-strikeout career mark Wednesday at Babson College. She is the 17th player in NCAA history and the fifth from New England to reach the...
  • NCAA's Emmert: Indiana Law 'Absolutely' Had To Change

    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert made it clear that the association would not tolerate discrimination and was willing to take its business out of Indiana if the state's religious objections law wasn't fixed to his satisfaction. Whether...
  • Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA

    Indiana 'religious freedom' law demands economic pushback from NCAA
    #BoycottIndiana. It's all the rage. Indiana's 20th-century way of thinking has garnered the forces of social media to push back quickly and punitively. Say hello to the 21st century, Indiana. It's a time and place that frowns upon discriminatory,...
  • NCAA supports amendment to Indiana's religious freedom law

    NCAA supports amendment to Indiana's religious freedom law
    The NCAA has expressed its support for changes to a controversial Indiana state law that many charged could lead to discrimination against gays and lesbians. "We are very pleased the Indiana Legislature is taking action to amend Senate Bill 101 so...
  • Indiana needlessly embarrasses state while endangering business climate

    Indiana needlessly embarrasses state while endangering business climate
    As an Indiana native working in Chicago, I always laughed along with colleagues who mocked my Hoosier roots in fun, typically asking them to speak more slowly so I could follow. It never bothered me because of my pride in being a small-town kid in the...
  • In surprise (and foolish) decision, NCAA moves Final Four to Annapolis

    In surprise (and foolish) decision, NCAA moves Final Four to Annapolis
    The NCAA really fooled 'em this time. Inspired by the recent Capital One commercial in which former NBA star Charles Barkley had difficulty distinguishing between "Indianapolis" and "In the Annapolis," the college sports governing body has decided to...