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Mark Emmert

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ed O'Bannon-led antitrust suit against NCAA concludes

    The landmark antitrust trial against the NCAA came to a close Friday after 15 days of testimony, with both sides expressing confidence that the outcome will tilt in their favor and lead plaintiff Ed O'Bannon calling it "amazing" that student-athletes were...
  • 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....
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012

    NCAA President Mark Emmert may be embattled, but he doesn't appear broke. Federal tax returns reveal Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012, a 5% increase over 2011. Emmert, who became NCAA president in 2010, has come under increasing fire as...
  • Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions

    Dent says NCAA's 'arrogant' responses prompt latest effort to end Penn State football sanctions
    CHICAGO — NCAA President Mark Emmert provided “arrogant” and “completely unacceptable” responses to Pennsylvania lawmakers’ questions about the Penn State football sanctions, prompting a renewed call to rescind them,...