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  • 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....
  • Unhappy? Sue Penn State, NCAA tells Paterno family, former players

     
    On the one-year anniversary of its sanctions against Penn State, the NCAA responded to a lawsuit headlined by the Paterno family with this advice: Sue the university. The governing body of college sports Tuesday asked for a dismissal of the......
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • NCAA needs to shake up enforcement efforts

    NCAA needs to shake up enforcement efforts
    These are dark times for the NCAA. As an organization in charge of monitoring all things college athletics, the NCAA has prided itself with creating a certain brand of integrity. That integrity, however, has taken a big hit as of late. From the way it...
  • NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation

    NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation
    CORAL GABLES — Miami's long-running NCAA investigation took another strange twist Wednesday afternoon. This time, it could very well be good news for UM. The NCAA announced it uncovered "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement...
  • How will NCAA probe affect Miami case?

    Cautious sanctions Dieter Kurtenbach Sun Sentinel It'd be foolhardy to expect the NCAA to let Miami to skate by on time served. But when they come out, I expect the sanctions to be cautious and reeking of deflected insecurities. The NCAA...
  • Should Emmert keep NCAA president job?

    Exit plan a must Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune Mark Emmert needs to go. His rogue enforcement staff has heaped embarrassment on a group that already might have been less popular than Congress. And it's not as if the botched Miami case is the...
  • Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season

    Dez Wells cleared by NCAA, will play for Maryland this season
    Two days before opening the season against defending national champion Kentucky, the Maryland basketball team scored its first significant victory Wednesday when transfer Dez Wells was declared eligible by the NCAA. Wells, a 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from...
  • Kevin Anderson deserves some credit for getting Dez Wells eligible

    Kevin Anderson deserves some credit for getting Dez Wells eligible
    Kevin Anderson has taken his share of criticism since coming from Army to Maryland 27 months ago. The athletic director got off to a rocky start with Maryland fans – and many in the local media – for the clumsy way he handled the firing of...
  • What is Mark Emmert really saying?

     
    NCAA president Mark Emmert says he doesn't "want to take anything off the table" regarding potential sanctions against Penn State, a clear reference to the so-called "death penalty." But later in an interview with PBS' Tavis Smiley, Emmert also mentions.....