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Mark Emmert

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  • 'There is no comparison between the USC and Penn State cases'

     
    After the NCAA announced Tuesday that it was restoring scholarships to Penn State's football team, USC sought to address its own sanctions. The NCAA rejected the school's proposal. In a statement provided Friday to USA Today and ESPN, the NCAA......
  • USC's Pat Haden meets with NCAA officials, discusses easing sanctions

    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden and David Roberts, USC's vice president for athletic compliance, met with NCAA officials this week and discussed the possible reduction of scholarship losses that were imposed on the Trojans in 2010. Haden revealed the...
  • Should colleges pay athletes to play?

    Should college athletes be paid to play sports at school? That's what a reader who is a student at a Division I NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) college in southwest Florida wants to know. He's not alone in asking the question and it's a...
  • Emmert, Shalala fight over whom Shapiro fooled more

    Emmert, Shalala fight over whom Shapiro fooled more
    For 45 finger-wagging pages, the University of Miami's best lawyers criticized, condemned and posed in perfectly nuanced ways a question that fit NCAA President Mark Emmert with a clown nose: Why was Nevin Shapiro given such credibility? It's a...
  • 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......
  • Franco Harris: 'This is just the beginning with the NCAA'

     
    Franco Harris continue his pursuit of NCAA president Mark Emmert on Wednesday, and this time police apparently became involved. Harris and documentary filmmaker John Ziegler sought Emmert at a speech he was giving at the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce......
  • NCAA president "confident" in sanctions against Penn State

     
    NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a radio interview Monday that he remains confident in the Executive Committe's decision to sanction Penn State, adding that those penalties will hold unless "a whole new set of facts" emerges. (Photo courtesy Getty......
  • Pa. state senator chastises NCAA's "delusional understanding" of law

     
    State Sen. Jake Corman (R-34th District) challenged the NCAA's lawsuit against Pennsylvania this week, along with the NCAA itself. Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday signed Corman's bill to keep the NCAA's $60 million fine in Pennsylvania. The NCAA immediately...
  • 'President Emmert continues to disappoint,' Charlie Dent says

     
    The NCAA and state of Pennsylvania continued their squabbles on several fronts Wednesday. In addition to the NCAA's lawsuit against the state (read about that here), two Pennsylvania Congressmen said NCAA President Mark Emmert is "stonewalling" their...
  • 'I hope they do well,' Emmert says of Penn State

     
    NCAA President Mark Emmert said "it is good for college sports" if Penn State's football team succeeds under sanctions but did not back down from the reasons they were imposed. Speaking to the Detroit Economic Club on Friday, Emmert repeated......
  • Paterno family announces lawsuit against the NCAA

     
    Paterno family spokesperson Dan McGinn released the following statement Wednesday night announcing a new lawsuit against the NCAA. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The family of Joe Paterno and several members of the Penn State Board of Trustees, faculty and former...