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Because, Mark Emmert.

Oh, FFS. NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday expressed a clear desire for the NCAA to have direct power to punish schools and athletes in connection with sexual abuse cases. Can you imagine what he would have done with the Duke lacrosse scandal?  … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert… yadda, yadda, yadda… and that’s how Ryan Lochte got in trouble.

As your chest swells with pride over US accomplishments in Rio, just remember that it wouldn’t be possible without the NCAA enforcing its amateurism rules.

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Mark Emmert, fearless leader

If you had any question about what kind of person Mark Emmert is, let Jay M. Glazer, a “big Washington booster and philanthropist”, set that to rest. “The president of the university is the lead fundraiser,” said Glazer, not to … Continue reading

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“Everybody’s got opinions,” Emmert said. “But the membership is addressing them.”

I don’t know about you, but I find that there are few things in life more comforting than Mark Emmert’s assurance.  Take, for example, the sticky issue of player transfers.  Emmert wants you to know that he’s on the mother.  … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert is about to have a Jim Harbaugh meeting.

‘Cause, you know, the NCAA is concerned about the kids. NCAA prez Mark Emmert says NCAA will have April meeting focused on cutting back on time spent on athletics. Emmert believes it's too much — Josh Kendall (@JoshatTheState) February 19, … Continue reading

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“I said, well, maybe we’ll sell a Mark Emmert T-shirt for $25 and he won’t see a cent off it.”

This is all kinds of awesome.  (h/t AmericusDawg) Then there’s the shirt with a cartoon drawing of Emmert. On the shirt, a smiling Emmert – his hair just so – is standing in front of large stacks of cash, his … Continue reading

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Mark Emmert has a bridge he’d like to sell you.

I think the technical term for this is boolcheet: NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association agreed to a settlement with Penn State to ensure that $60 million in fines paid by the school could finally be distributed to victims … Continue reading

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Does anyone pay attention to what Mark Emmert says?

I don’t know if you bothered to click on yesterday’s link to a Q&A with the NCAA president, but if you didn’t, you should have, if just for one exchange that John Infante highlights here. But included in his interview … Continue reading

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The most Mark Emmert thing you’ll read today.

I already showed you some of the emails that NCAA staff were sending among themselves as His Excellency was preparing to drop the hammer on Penn State.  But this is such a sweet touch. How concerned with every PR detail … Continue reading

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Envy and jealousy, we’ll always have Emmert edition

Charlie Pierce, ladies and gentlemen. And now it will fall to the NCAA, God help us, to parcel out blame and responsibility and punishment. At this point, of course, the NCAA is little more than a walking conflict of interest, … Continue reading

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