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Mark Emmert’s got a plan. Trust him.

The NCAA thought to hold Emmert’s Final Four presser on Sunday in the hopes nobody would pay attention.  Given what was said, it hardly seems worth the effort. At his news conference Sunday, NCAA president Mark Emmert said the association … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert would rather fight than switch.

Mark Emmert was on Face the Nation this morning.  It went about as well as you’d expect. Saddest realization after listening to Mark Emmert? Intention to fight to Supreme Court rather than willingness to discuss meaningful reform— Warren K. Zola … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert is from the NCAA and is here to help.

Mark Emmert is brainstorming again. 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 … Continue reading

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It’s Mark Emmert’s world, and we’re just laughing in it.

If this isn’t a quintessential moment from this year’s NCAA convention, I don’t know what is. Interestingly, a previously bland Q&A session didn’t truly heat up until moderator Jean Frankel, the NCAA’s outside management consultant (think “the Bobs” from Office … Continue reading

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Is Mark Emmert hinting at a way out of O’Bannon?

The NCAA president is all over the place in his remarks about student-athlete compensation at the IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum in New York City, but there’s one little mention of something that might be worth keeping an eye on. Some … Continue reading

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The wrath of Emmert

And so l’affaire Miami ends, not with a bang, but a whimper:  some scholarship losses and some minor recruiting restrictions, but the big ticket stuff – TV and postseason – remains intact and the school doesn’t get slapped with any … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert has met the enemy…

and he is him. Mark Emmert: "The only thing people agree on NCAA governance is that it doesn't work."— Chuck Carlton (@ChuckCarltonDMN) September 23, 2013

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How bad is Mark Emmert?

Bad enough that I have to agree with what John Feinstein writes about him. Gah.  I need a drink.

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Mark Emmert insists he’s relevant. Does anyone agree?

Sound the trumpets. NCAA president Mark Emmert agrees with major-college football commissioners demanding substantial change in the Indianapolis-based association and has called a summit of Division I schools in January… … Within the past week, Emmert sent a letter to … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert’s ready to open up a whole new can of worms.

Hey, remember that whole Penn State investigation (or should it be “investigation”?) where the NCAA felt like it had to do something and sort of made things up as it went along to get to the result it wanted?  Good … Continue reading

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