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Mark Emmert

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  • College football landscape changes by the day

    College football landscape changes by the day
    It's good to know there are still some things you can count on. The USA Today coaches' poll, for example, remains a model of cockeyed consistency. On Saturday, Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 with an impressive victory at Ohio State. On Sunday, the...
  • College football mailbag: Pat Haden still has them talking

    College football mailbag: Pat Haden still has them talking
    Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. --- It seemed to...
  • 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...
  • Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences

    Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences
    The deluge of litigation targeting the NCAA continued Wednesday when former West Virginia running back Shawne Alston accused the governing body of college sports and five major conferences of violating federal antitrust laws in a complaint filed in U.S....
  • 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...
  • Lawsuits over concussions, other issues continue to pile up for NCAA

    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...
  • UCI runners lauded

    The UC Irvine women's cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on its Academic Progress Rate. The Anteater team's score ranked among the top 10 percent in its sport for 2011-12, the most recent year in the report....
  • Briefs: Two 'Eaters sign

    Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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
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