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Mark Emmert

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  • What to expect when NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand

    As NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand Thursday in the landmark antitrust lawsuit against the 108-year-old association, much sparring on ¬†“the revered tradition of amateurism in college sports” is expected. That characterization,...
  • NCAA president emphasizes belief that student-athletes are 'amateurs'

    Taking the witness stand Thursday in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert emphasized his belief that student-athletes are “amateurs” because they are not paid to play and because they operate in the broader context of a...
  • In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

    In his second day of testimony in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as a plaintiffs’ attorney sought to show that purported ideals of collegiate athletics have already been...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • 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,...
  • For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain

    For USC athletics, NCAA sanctions are ending, but effects remain
    USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free. Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete. “It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
  • After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation

    After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation
    After 35 years as a private-practice attorney, David Roberts was ready to step away and spend more time on his golf game. "To straighten my slice," Roberts said. Then he received a request he couldn't ignore. USC's athletic program was reeling...
  • Experts in NCAA antitrust case duel over broadcast rights

    As the antitrust trial against the NCAA wore into its fourth day Thursday, dueling experts disagreed on whether student athletes have a legal right to their names, images and likenesses that they could sell to live telecasters of collegiate games. The...
  • NCAA and military launch concussion research

    The NCAA and the Defense Department have launched what officials are calling the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted. Researchers plan to follow an estimated 37,000 college athletes over a three-year period....
  • NCAA reports overall improvement in athletes' academic performance

    A decade after the NCAA created a new measure of college athletes' classroom success, officials announced Wednesday that the latest scores show overall academic performance edging up. The average "academic performance rate" for Division I four-year...
  • The NCAA is bracing for a long, hot summer

    The NCAA is bracing for a long, hot summer
    Summer blockbusters are not just about movies anymore. This, in fact, could be the summer in which college athletics gets its Cecil B. DeMille close-up. Several important issues are front and center, from the outcomes of Northwestern unionization to the...