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Mark Emmert

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  • In wake of Paterno, FSU’s Bobby Bowden tops all-time wins list

     
    In the wake of the news just announced Monday morning that Penn State was slammed with a $60 million, four-year bowl ban and a vacation of wins between 1998-2011, former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden becomes Division I-A college football's new all-time...
  • NCAA hands down strict penalties on Penn State

     
    NCAA hands down strict penalties on Penn State...
  • NCAA's action potentially 'unconstitutional," attorney says

     
    Michael Buckner, a Florida-based attorney who specializes in sports law, wrote Sunday that the NCAA is charting an "unprecedented, an perhaps unconstitutional, course of action" in sanctioning Penn State. In a recent interview, Buckner said that the...
  • 'I hope they do well,' Emmert says of Penn State

     
    NCAA President Mark Emmert said "it is good for college sports" if Penn State's football team succeeds under sanctions but did not back down from the reasons they were imposed. Speaking to the Detroit Economic Club on Friday, Emmert repeated......
  • Paterno family announces lawsuit against the NCAA

     
    Paterno family spokesperson Dan McGinn released the following statement Wednesday night announcing a new lawsuit against the NCAA. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The family of Joe Paterno and several members of the Penn State Board of Trustees, faculty and former...
  • A look at George Scott Paterno et. al vs. the NCAA et. al

     
    The Paterno family filed its lawsuit today in Centre County Common Pleas Court, though it's not entirely the family's lawsuit. More than 20 plaintiffs are named, including five members of Penn State's Board of Trustees, two former assistant coaches and......
  • Todd Blackledge on the Freeh Report, NCAA sanctions and more

     
    Former Penn State quarterback Todd Blackledge recently conducted an extensive interview with documentary filmmaker John Ziegler on a broad range of topics. Ziegler posted the 34-minute interview at his website here. Take some time to listen. Blackledge,...
  • Unhappy? Sue Penn State, NCAA tells Paterno family, former players

     
    On the one-year anniversary of its sanctions against Penn State, the NCAA responded to a lawsuit headlined by the Paterno family with this advice: Sue the university. The governing body of college sports Tuesday asked for a dismissal of the......
  • NCAA president Mark Emmert not surprised by Division IV comments, confident about future

    NCAA president Mark Emmert not surprised by Division IV comments, confident about future
    NCAA president Mark Emmert was not surprised by fiery comments from the SEC’s Mike Slive, but he’s confident everything will work out for the organization and its members.   Emmert met with athletic directors in a private session during the ...
  • At Maryland event, NCAA president calls for student-athlete stipends

    The idea that NCAA student-athletes are employees that deserve to be paid to play is "silly," NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "There is no one that I've talked to in intercollegiate athletics that thinks the idea of converting student-athletes...
  • 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...
  • Restored scholarships most important to Penn State

    When football recruiting experts, real or imagined, attach a ranking or stars to a recruit, they're really setting odds. The more stars, the better the odds of a payoff for the school that lands the recruit. That's all it is. In football, more than most...