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Mark Emmert

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  • Weatherman smiles on Musikfest

    Weatherman smiles on Musikfest
    It's always sunny in Bethlehem, or at least sunny enough for Musikfest to draw near record crowds. That's enough to put a smile on the face of outgoing president and founder Jeff Parks. Who's driving the surge in auto sales? Let's just say they're not...
  • They're athlete-students now (really just athletes)

    NCAA President Mark Emmert likely listened to Jay Z on his way home from work Friday evening; angrily singing along to Jay's "99 Problems" track. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken issued a 99-page decision, ruling in favor of Ed O'Bannon and...
  • NCAA to appeal court ruling that student athletes can be paid, Emmert says

    The NCAA will appeal a ruling by a U.S. judge that would allow universities to offer student-athletes a limited share of revenue, the president of the association said on Sunday. A federal judge said on Friday that the NCAA had violated antitrust laws by...
  • Blair Kerkhoff: Winners and losers from the week that changed college sports

    Football games don't begin for about three weeks, but college sports has its first winners and losers of the season. Two major decisions in about a 30-hour period Thursday and Friday shook the landscape. First, the NCAA granting governing autonomy to the...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy

    NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy
    The NCAA board of directors voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest college football conferences more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. Although the outcome was widely anticipated, the 16-2 decision...
  • Press Box: NCAA grants power conferences autonomy

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: NCAA grants power conferences autonomy The NCAA approved an historic change on Thursday to allow the 65 schools in the five power conferences to write many of their own rules. The 16-2 vote by the Division I Board of...
  • NCAA approves autonomy for the 'Power 5' conferences

    The "Power 5" conferences will have more control in how they run their athletic programs after an historic vote by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday. A preliminary proposal for a new governance model for the ACC, Southeastern Conference,...
  • NCAA grants power conferences autonomy

    NCAA grants power conferences autonomy
    The NCAA approved an historic change on Thursday to allow the 65 schools in the five power conferences to write many of their own rules. The 16-2 vote by the Division I Board of Directors took place at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The autonomy...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet. No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger. South...
  • Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College

    Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College
    James Franklin's family grew tired of waiting for the house to be ready, so they're coming to State College on Friday. After six months sleeping in hotel rooms and, most recently, his office, the Penn State football coach welcomes the pending stability....
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert disputes claim that 'cheating pays'

    NCAA President Mark Emmert disputes claim that 'cheating pays'
    The infighting and bickering among NCAA leaders continued this week when the group's president, Mark Emmert, denied claims that the organization's enforcement unit wasn't doing its job. Emmert, in an internal letter obtained by CBSSports.com, said it...