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Mark Emmert

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  • NCAA reports overall improvement in athletes' academic performance

    A decade after the NCAA created a new measure of college athletes' classroom success, officials announced Wednesday that the latest scores show overall academic performance edging up. The average "academic performance rate" for Division I four-year...
  • NCAA and military launch concussion research

    The NCAA and the Defense Department have launched what officials are calling the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted. Researchers plan to follow an estimated 37,000 college athletes over a three-year period....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES When Calls the Heart As Bill Avery...
  • 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...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • 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...
  • NCAA chief Mark Emmert calls unionizing college athletes 'ridiculous'

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said Sunday that unionizing students is a “ridiculous idea” to solving the problems of intercollegiate athletics. “It would blow up everything about the collegiate model of athletics,&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • 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....