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Mark Emmert

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  • Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time

     Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time
    I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
  • NCAA president emphasizes belief that student-athletes are 'amateurs'

    Taking the witness stand Thursday in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert emphasized his belief that student-athletes are “amateurs” because they are not paid to play and because they operate in the broader context of a...
  • Press Box: Emmert testifies in O'Bannon suit

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: Emmert testifies in O'Bannon suit NCAA president Mark Emmert took the stand in U.S. District Court in the Ed O'Bannon vs. NCAA class-action antitrust trial in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday. He focused on the root of...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Sideline Chatter: That old college try

    What's next, BCS bobbleheads? The Class A Lake County (Ohio) Captains will stage Mark Emmert Fan Appreciation Night in honor of the beleaguered NCAA honcho on July 2, featuring: Fans being allowed to move to a different seat after a one-inning waiting...
  • In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

    In his second day of testimony in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as a plaintiffs’ attorney sought to show that purported ideals of collegiate athletics have already been...
  • Amateur status necessary to college sports, NCAA head contends

    OAKLAND, Calif. NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday offered a full-throated defense of the amateur status of college athletes, insisting that any form of paying student football and basketball players would destroy the popularity of college sports....
  • NCAA and military launch concussion research

    NCAA and military launch concussion research
    The NCAA and the Defense Department have launched what officials are calling the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted. Researchers plan to follow an estimated 37,000 college athletes over a three-year period....
  • Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals

    Lawsuit could give college athletes cut of NCAA deals
    The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money. That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week. A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
  • Emmert questioned at O'Bannon-NCAA trial

    The Sports Xchange Emmert questioned at O'Bannon-NCAA trial NCAA president Mark Emmert took the stand in U.S. District Court in the Ed O'Bannon vs. NCAA class-action antitrust trial in Oakland on Thursday. He was sworn in at 8:30 a.m. and focused on...
  • What to expect when NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand

    As NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand Thursday in the landmark antitrust lawsuit against the 108-year-old association, much sparring on ¬†“the revered tradition of amateurism in college sports” is expected. That characterization,...
  • Drexel professor testifies in NCAA amateurism trial

    Drexel University sports management professor Ellen Staurowsky couldn't have been surprised she'd get some pushback from NCAA attorneys when she testified Monday and Tuesday at the landmark Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust trial. The main area she...