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Mark Emmert

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
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  • Should colleges pay athletes to play?

    Should college athletes be paid to play sports at school? That's what a reader who is a student at a Division I NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) college in southwest Florida wants to know. He's not alone in asking the question and it's a...
  • '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......
  • 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...
  • USC's Pat Haden meets with NCAA officials, discusses easing sanctions

    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden and David Roberts, USC's vice president for athletic compliance, met with NCAA officials this week and discussed the possible reduction of scholarship losses that were imposed on the Trojans in 2010. Haden revealed the...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • 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......