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Mark Emmert

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes

    Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes
    Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night. Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
  • 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...
  • 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
    The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque. Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
  • Urban Meyer puts Ohio State on cream puff diet, leaves bitter taste

    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
  • 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....
  • Penn State falls in merchandise-sales rankings

     
    Penn State ranks 19th in the country in college merchandise sales, a drop of seven spots over last year, according to a new report. Collegiate Licensing Company on Monday released its annual rankings (read them here) of the nation's top-sellers......
  • USC football: NCAA rejects Pat Haden's request to reduce sanctions

    USC football: NCAA rejects Pat Haden's request to reduce sanctions
    It took the NCAA years to investigate and rule on USC's case involving Reggie Bush. The NCAA required less than a day to rule on USC's latest appeal to modify the sanctions handed down in the case. A day after USC Athletic Director Pat Haden met...
  • Adults who love football and kids who suffer

    While we're still in the season, let's give thanks to Mike DeWine, a former U.S. senator who has made good in his second life as the attorney general of Ohio. Unlike most law enforcement officials, DeWine didn't rest on his laurels after the conviction...