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Mark Emmert

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  • 'There is no comparison between the USC and Penn State cases'

     
    After the NCAA announced Tuesday that it was restoring scholarships to Penn State's football team, USC sought to address its own sanctions. The NCAA rejected the school's proposal. In a statement provided Friday to USA Today and ESPN, the NCAA......
  • SEC's Mike Slive talks tough about NCAA

    SEC's Mike Slive talks tough about NCAA
    HOOVER, ALA. – SEC commissioner Mike Slive kicked off the league’s football media kickoff Tuesday with his annual state of the union speech. While Slive’s 20-minute introduction highlighted much of the SEC’s success, it also...
  • 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......
  • For What it's Worth: Bowlsby, Braun and Weis

    For What it's Worth: Bowlsby, Braun and Weis
    I’m not sure what’s more alarming, that my oldest child just celebrated 26 years, or that my youngest turned 11 yesterday. Maybe it’s the 15 years in between---any of them mark an alarming passage of time and time, as you slow down,...
  • SEC, other power conferences should form new NCAA division

    SEC, other power conferences should form new NCAA division
    The winds of change are blowing through the college landscape. The Big 5 conferences — ACC, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 — aren't happy with the NCAA's current format and are leading the push for reform. The power five conferences aren'...
  • After Dust Settles, Aresco Says AAC (And UConn) Will Be Fine

    After Dust Settles, Aresco Says AAC (And UConn) Will Be Fine
    NEWPORT, R.I. — The five super conferences are breaking away from the NCAA. UConn is forever stuck on the outside. Repeat. UConn is doomed. UConn will drop football. UConn will be playing in the Northeast Conference in basketball. When it isn't...
  • Teel Time: Swofford on new ACC revenue plan, New York tournament, NCAA governance

    Since its 1954 inception, the ACC basketball tournament has never strayed outside North Carolina in consecutive seasons. But the lure of New York could change that, Commissioner John Swofford said during a wide-ranging interview Monday. Relaxed as we...
  • 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,...
  • NCAA to exit the business of selling player merchandise

    NCAA to exit the business of selling player merchandise
    The NCAA can sure act quickly when it needs to put out a firestorm. During a Thursday conference call with reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert said the organization would no longer sell player memorabilia and apparel on its website, ShopNCAASports....
  • Johnny Manziel, others forced to honor flawed NCAA rule

    Johnny Manziel, others forced to honor flawed NCAA rule
    When is a signature worth more than the paper it's written on? When that signature belongs to Johnny Manziel, apparently. A week after it came to light the Texas A&M quarterback was being investigated by the NCAA for allegedly accepting cash in...
  • Time for NCAA to put up or shut up when it comes to Manziel, Miami

    Time for NCAA to put up or shut up when it comes to Manziel, Miami
    It's been 21 days since ESPN's "Outside the Lines" first reported the allegations that Johnny Manziel had sold autographs. It's a clear-cut NCAA violation that compromises the Texas A&M quarterback's eligibility for the upcoming season. The NCAA...