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Mark Emmert

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  • Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive

    Roger Goodell voted sports' second 'least effective' executive
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is the second least effective sports executive, according to a sports magazine's recent survey. Goodell has battled an image problem this year after he admittedly mishandled cases of domestic abuse by players and defended...
  • Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails

    Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails
    A group of U.S. representatives from Pennsylvania, including Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent, asked the NCAA to publicly release documents related to the Penn State football sanctions. Dent and Glenn Thompson, R-5th District, sent a letter to the...
  • Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit

    Judge strikes down privilege argument in Paterno family lawsuit
    When you hire a lawyer to do an investigation and announce the results to the world, you can't later claim the information is private and protected. That was the rationale Senior Judge John Leete, of Potter County, used in denying a stay for Pepper...
  • Penn State fans sign onto '409,' seeking to restore Joe Paterno's vacated wins

    Penn State fans sign onto '409,' seeking to restore Joe Paterno's vacated wins
    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...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    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...
  • UNC academic scandal overshadows ACC basketball media day

    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...
  • Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State

    Emails suggest NCAA used 'bluff' to sanction Penn State
    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...
  • Paterno family amends lawsuit against NCAA and Penn State

    Paterno family amends lawsuit against NCAA and Penn State
    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...
  • On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption

    On Penn State, the NCAA, emails and the Shawshank Redemption
    "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...
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed Wednesday in lawsuit

    NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed Wednesday in lawsuit
    NCAA President Mark Emmert will be deposed Wednesday in a lawsuit over a college football player’s death. A Montgomery (Md.) County Circuit Court judge ordered Emmert’s deposition in August in the case filed by the family of late Frostburg...
  • NCAA, Penn State respond to Paterno estate's amended lawsuit

    NCAA, Penn State respond to Paterno estate's amended lawsuit
    The NCAA and Penn State filed documents Monday in Centre County Court, reaffirming their opposition to the lawsuit brought by the estate of former football coach Joe Paterno. The estate, along with Penn State trustee Al Clemens and former assistant...