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Mark Emmert

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  • Press Box: NCAA grants power conferences autonomy

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: 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...
  • NCAA approves autonomy for the 'Power 5' conferences

    The "Power 5" conferences will have more control in how they run their athletic programs after an historic vote by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday. A preliminary proposal for a new governance model for the ACC, Southeastern Conference,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College

    Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College
    James Franklin's family grew tired of waiting for the house to be ready, so they're coming to State College on Friday. After six months sleeping in hotel rooms and, most recently, his office, the Penn State football coach welcomes the pending stability....
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert disputes claim that 'cheating pays'

    NCAA President Mark Emmert disputes claim that 'cheating pays'
    The infighting and bickering among NCAA leaders continued this week when the group's president, Mark Emmert, denied claims that the organization's enforcement unit wasn't doing its job. Emmert, in an internal letter obtained by CBSSports.com, said it...
  • Lawsuits over concussions, other issues continue to pile up for NCAA

    The addition of Stanford runner Jessica Tonn to the dozens of current and former athletes suing the NCAA over concussions Wednesday is the latest in a stream of litigation targeting the organization. At last year’s Final Four, NCAA President...
  • Penn State, Franklin will be tested early

    CHICAGO The James Franklin Show made its first appearance at Big Ten media days on Monday, as the Penn State football coach strolled to the podium dressed in a sharp gray suit, white shirt and navy tie, his bald head and rimless glasses glistening in...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...