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Mark Emmert

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  • The NCAA: Using Its Cheap Labor To Kick Off Labor Day Weekend

    The NCAA: Using Its Cheap Labor To Kick Off Labor Day Weekend
    The college football season opens on Labor Day weekend in 2013, and the timing is as fittingly pathetic as it is ironic. While the holiday was established 119 years ago after the Pullman Strike to celebrate the contributions of the working class, this...
  • 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......
  • Athletic directors unified as change looms for NCAA

    Athletic directors unified as change looms for NCAA
      As the winds of change continue to blow across the NCAA, one of its key participants – athletic directors – have taken what it believes are necessary steps to present a unified front as it pertains to recommendations to improve governance....
  • Big Ten's Jim Delany suggests bypass college rather than play-for-play

    Big Ten's Jim Delany suggests bypass college rather than play-for-play
      Maybe Jim Delany has a point. The commissioner of the Big Ten and one of college football’s biggest power brokers made waves this week when he suggested that Division I football and basketball would be better served to allow players to sigh...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Athletic directors united against paying college players, Stansbury says

    Athletic directors united against paying college players, Stansbury says
    The majority of athletic directors throughout the country don't see paying athletes as an option, according to UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury. A group of Division I athletic directors were in Dallas last week for the National Association of...
  • Briefs: Two 'Eaters sign

    Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in...
  • NCAA president creating council of ADs to help with operations

    NCAA president creating council of ADs to help with operations
    In a move that signifies a change in its age-old philosophy, the NCAA is working towards including athletic directors in more key issues. Part of that move begins with the creation of a new council composed of athletic directors that will meet regularly...
  • Lefty, Hockey And The Thin Line Between Praise and Over-Glorification

    The thinnest line in sports writing has less to do with winning and losing, and certainly much less to do with any degree of criticism. It strikes me on this great Father's Day sports weekend that the thinnest line is the one between the appropriate...
  • UCI runners lauded

    The UC Irvine women's cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on its Academic Progress Rate. The Anteater team's score ranked among the top 10 percent in its sport for 2011-12, the most recent year in the report....
  • New subdivision for 5 power leagues a possibility

    New subdivision for 5 power leagues a possibility
    Concerns over the current state of the NCAA have grown to such a point that the group’s own president admits that a fourth subdivision is a possibility. After meeting with Big 12 leaders last week in Texas to discuss their concerns, NCAA president...