Mark Emmert

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Mark Emmert scratches his forehead as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing on the NCAA's treatment of athletes. At left is Dr. Richard M. Southall, Associate Professor, Department of Sport and Entertainment Management. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

NCAA President calls for ‘scholarships for life’

WASHINGTON (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports “scholarships for life” and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as […]


FILE - In this April 6, 2014, file phot, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference in Arlington, Texas.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NCAA president: Pay could destroy college sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert stuck to his contention that amateurism is the core of college athletics, saying any effort to pay players would destroy a framework that has been in place […]


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National runner-ups come up winners in grad rates

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last year’s national runner-ups in football and men’s basketball came out the big winners in the classroom. Of the 10 teams that reached the BCS football championship game and the men’s and […]


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NCAA trainers make mental health recommendations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Athletic Trainers Association wants colleges to start treating the mental health of college athletes just as seriously as they do physical well-being. The organization outlined a set of broad guidelines […]


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NCAA getting out of jersey-selling business

The NCAA is getting out of the memorabilia business. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday it would stop the practice immediately after reports this week that team jerseys and other items linked to individual schools […]



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