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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NCAA, Freeh collaborated on Penn State investigation, documents suggest

    NCAA, Freeh collaborated on Penn State investigation, documents suggest
    The NCAA had "regular and substantive" involvement with former FBI Director Louis Freeh's investigation into Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to court documents filed Wednesday. A motion filed in state Sen. Jake Corman's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mark Emmert defends NCAA's unpopular rules

    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...
  • Big Ten has two big college football problems

    Big Ten has two big college football problems
    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? —...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    After much talk, college football training camps open this week
    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. South...
  • NCAA grants power conferences autonomy

    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. The autonomy...