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Mark Emmert

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  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath

    For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath
    Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Reviewing disturbing news from a depressing week

    Last October, when I was helping one of The Aegis news reporters put together a story on a student athlete who had allegedly committed a sexual assault against a teenage girl, I wrote in one of my Friday columns that, as a sportswriter, I'm usually...
  • 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...