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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A look at George Scott Paterno et. al vs. the NCAA et. al

     
    The Paterno family filed its lawsuit today in Centre County Common Pleas Court, though it's not entirely the family's lawsuit. More than 20 plaintiffs are named, including five members of Penn State's Board of Trustees, two former assistant coaches and......
  • Teel Time: Swofford on new ACC revenue plan, New York tournament, NCAA governance

    Since its 1954 inception, the ACC basketball tournament has never strayed outside North Carolina in consecutive seasons. But the lure of New York could change that, Commissioner John Swofford said during a wide-ranging interview Monday. Relaxed as we...
  • Todd Blackledge on the Freeh Report, NCAA sanctions and more

     
    Former Penn State quarterback Todd Blackledge recently conducted an extensive interview with documentary filmmaker John Ziegler on a broad range of topics. Ziegler posted the 34-minute interview at his website here. Take some time to listen. Blackledge,...
  • 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....