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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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Teel Time: New NCAA board chairman Hatch talks Penn State, football playoffs, academic standards

    From Penn State to football’s playoff, from an enforcement restructuring to higher academic standards, Nathan Hatch’s leadership of the NCAA Division Board of Directors arrives at a turbulent time for college sports. Wake Forest’s...
  • 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...
  • Beamer removing Paterno Award as proper as sanctions against Penn State

    Beamer removing Paterno Award as proper as sanctions against Penn State
    Frank Beamer received the first Joseph V. Paterno Award in 2010, emblematic of college football coaches who not only win games but also mold young men. Last week, Beamer moved the plaque from his Virginia Tech office and into storage. “I thought it...
  • Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien

    Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien
    In the spring of 1989, an up-and-coming Division I basketball coach returned to his alma mater, leaving a prestigious job and a burgeoning national reputation behind. The coach was aware that his new program was about to be sanctioned by the NCAA for...
  • NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions

    NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions
    Penn State deserved to be punished. There is no questioning that. But the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctioning of the football team – doled out by president Mark Emmert himself – solves nothing. If anything, it reinforces the wrong message:...
  • NCAA actions in Penn State case are up for debate

    NCAA actions in Penn State case are up for debate
    The NCAA has done more than hammer the Penn State football program with crippling sanctions. It has entered the crime business. In past situations where athletics and criminal activity intertwined, the NCAA got involved only after its rules had been...
  • 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.....