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Mark Emmert

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  • Jay Paterno: Recent NCAA resolution "invalidates" Penn State consent decree

    Jay Paterno: Recent NCAA resolution "invalidates" Penn State consent decree
    On Nov. 12, 2011, Jay Paterno arrived at Beaver Stadium wearing his father’s coat. It was the same coat Joe Paterno had worn on the sideline 10 years earlier, when he won his 324th career game (then a record) as Penn State’s head football...
  • Judge orders NCAA President Mark Emmert's deposition in lawsuit

    A Maryland judge has ordered NCAA President Mark Emmert to be deposed in a lawsuit over the death of a college football player. Entered in Montgomery County (Md.) Circuit Court last week, the one-page order granted the plaintiffs’ motion to compel...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Split Pair

    Rock Cats Split Pair The Rock Cats split a pair of games against the Binghamton Mets Tuesday, winning the early game 5-1 and losing 3-2 in a makeup for a game that had been postponed on July 2. Right fielder Tony Thomas led the Rock Cats' offense in...
  • American Athletic Conference strives to stick with Power Five

    American Athletic Conference strives to stick with Power Five
    It's sad to see the NCAA, which is led by a duplicitous president in Mark Emmert, knuckle under to the demands of the Power Five. Scared by the threat of the Power Five breaking away (and taking all the television revenue with them), the NCAA caved and...
  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...