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Mark Emmert

  1. Mark Emmert’s $1.7 million salary is 46% more than his predecessor’s

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    The NCAA’s suits made sure they get paid.

  2. Senate Commerce Committee grills NCAA president Mark Emmert

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Sen. Claire McCaskill asked the president of the NCAA an attention-grabbing question during Wednesday’s hearing.

  3. Report: Mark Emmert to testify at O’Bannon trial on Thursday

    Jun 17, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

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    Emmert will be defending the NCAA and amateurism under oath.

  4. Could the NCAA’s Division I setup be in line for a change?

    Jan 17, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

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    The current structure of the NCAA is an interesting one, with their being three divisions (I, II and III) with separate championship systems. Obviously at the Division I level schools can give out more scholarships than Division II schools, and Division III schools don’t offer athletic scholarships. But within Division I there’s quite the division…

  5. NCAA president Mark Emmert addresses Jay Bilas’ critiques of current system

    Dec 11, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

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    With some of the biggest names in collegiate athletics attending IMG’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum in New York City, many of the major issues on the table were discussed. Among those issues were the possibility of giving scholarship athletes stipend to help cover the full cost of attendance, and how the NCAA members with the most…

  6. Scrapping the NBA’s age limit wouldn’t be a good development for the NCAA

    Sep 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Between the ongoing lawsuits brought about by former college athletes such as Ed O’Bannon and Sam Keller, and the almost daily perception hits taken over transfers and other major issues, this offseason hasn’t been particularly kind to the NCAA. With this being the case, NCAA president Mark Emmert is in search of possible solutions that…

  7. Mark Emmert on paying athletes: ‘If you’re going to come to us, you’re going to be a student’

    Sep 17, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

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    There may not be a more contentious debate in all of college athletics than whether or not the players that generate so many billions of dollars in revenue should receive a larger cut of those profits. Conferences are signing billion-dollar deals for the rights to broadcast their games. The NCAA tournament is responsible for generating…

  8. Mark Emmert leaving position as president of NCAA to head to LSU?

    Jun 7, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT

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    In January, NCAA President Mark Emmert signed a contract extension to keep him in that position for two more years, but, according to one report, things may have changed. SportsByBrooks.com is reporting that Emmert may be leaving his post and could return to LSU, where he previously served as chancellor. The report goes on to…

  9. NCAA President Mark Emmert comments on transfers, Bo Ryan situation

    Apr 20, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT

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    As Rob Dauster showed Friday morning, the pressure of negative public opinion can make a seemingly hard-lined position crack and ultimately crumble. Bo Ryan has relaxed the transfer restrictions he placed on freshman Jarrod Uthoff, due mostly to a public relations disaster on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” radio show that painted Ryan as unsympathetic and…

  10. NCAA looking for new marketing agency, price tag $1.25 million

    Apr 12, 2012, 1:40 PM EDT

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    According to AdAge.com, the NCAA is looking to hire a new company to get its message across. “We’re significantly changing the scope of our required services — shifting from TV-only to seeking a more multiplatform approach,” said an NCAA spokesperson in a statement. The NCAA signed a 14-year, $10.1 billion deal with CBS/Turner in 2010,…