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Mark Emmert

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  • Will Northwestern unionize?

    Win or lose the cadre of Northwestern University football players in the upcoming vote on union representation has exposed the arrogance and unbridled power of the NCAA and shattered assertions that athletes’ interests are uppermost in its...
  • Northwestern calls ruling on athlete unionizing 'faulty' in NLRB filing

    Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the...
  • Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees

    Good Case That College Athletes Are Employees
    Last week, third-graders in Guilford gave me a spontaneous round of applause. Why? Because the teacher introduced me as being from the University of Connecticut, where excellence in basketball has raised my profile, along with that of everyone else in...
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert: Latest rule change is food for thought

    The NCAA president railed against the past Friday by uttering the contracted sentence many have been waiting to hear. “That’s absurd,” Mark Emmert said on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” Show. The words didn’t cover...
  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
    The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque. Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
  • Adults who love football and kids who suffer

    While we're still in the season, let's give thanks to Mike DeWine, a former U.S. senator who has made good in his second life as the attorney general of Ohio. Unlike most law enforcement officials, DeWine didn't rest on his laurels after the conviction...
  • UConn Defeats Louisville, 93-60

    After all the years and countless milestones, it's hardly possible for UConn to bounce a pass anymore without making history.     Geno Auriemma, the master craftsman, and his series of master classes, have become to their sport what Howard Johnson was to...
  • Urban Meyer puts Ohio State on cream puff diet, leaves bitter taste

    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
  • USC football: NCAA rejects Pat Haden's request to reduce sanctions

    USC football: NCAA rejects Pat Haden's request to reduce sanctions
    It took the NCAA years to investigate and rule on USC's case involving Reggie Bush. The NCAA required less than a day to rule on USC's latest appeal to modify the sanctions handed down in the case. A day after USC Athletic Director Pat Haden met...
  • NCAA decision didn't go far enough, Rep. Charlie Dent says

     
    Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent said the NCAA's decision to restore football scholarships to Penn State was a "good start" but didn't go far enough. "It's a step in the right direction," Dent said Tuesday, "but [the NCAA] needs to......
  • '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......
  • Penn State falls in merchandise-sales rankings

     
    Penn State ranks 19th in the country in college merchandise sales, a drop of seven spots over last year, according to a new report. Collegiate Licensing Company on Monday released its annual rankings (read them here) of the nation's top-sellers......