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Mark Emmert

Dear NCAA: My Mom Is a Sexual Assault Survivor and You Can Help

Darius Adams | Posted 06.01.2016 | College
Darius Adams

Oregon State cared more about football and money than my mom. I know that my mom wanted to kill herself, and I know that she almost did. And all because other people decided that football, money and reputation was more important than me and my brother having a mother.

Why The NCAA Is So Uneasy About The Rise Of Daily Fantasy Sports

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports

America's four major professional sports leagues and their teams have jumped aboard the growing behemoth that is the daily fantasy sports industry, si...

Travis Waldron

Lawmakers Take Aim At 'Abysmal Cesspool' Of College Sports

HuffingtonPost.com | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports

The bill could give the federal government a role in reshaping the way the NCAA treats college athletes.

Jordan Schultz

Former UCLA All-American And National Champion Talks About 'Student-Athlete' Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.06.2015 | Sports

On the heels of the 2015 Final Four, Ed O'Bannon, a former first-team All-American at UCLA who earned Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors en rou...

Tyler Kingkade

Senators To NCAA President: 'Walk Out The Door And Fix That'

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.10.2014 | College

A bipartisan group of senators grilled the head of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Wednesday after a survey revealed many colleges allow ...

Mark Emmert's Clown Show

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The whole interview was an embarrassment, from his insistence that recent changes have nothing to do with the unionization effort, to his pathetic claim that many universities would just go to Division III sports if unions became a reality.

Sport and Society for Arete: The Masters

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Not once did Jim Nance mention that Jordan Spieth should have stayed at the University of Texas. Apparently Jim Nance didn't know that Spieth was a "one and a half and done," leaving in the middle of his second year.

The New NCAA

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

What would happen to big-revenue college sports -- football and men's basketball -- if the athletes did not have to be students at the same time? What if they received a voucher that entitled them to four or five years of higher education when they completed their athletic careers?

Coaching Contracts: Should Athletics Trump Academics?

Dr. Matt Wilson | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Dr. Matt Wilson

What if a coach's potential athletic incentives were tied to the team's APR or graduation rate benchmarks?

Sport and Society for Arete: The NLRB Northwestern Decision

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

What is really at stake in this new world is how to redefine the intercollegiate athletic enterprise outside the outdated parameters of such archaic terms as "student athlete." Unless that happens, the continuing regime of corruption, decay, and commercial greed will render the entire enterprise a total and complete farce.

'Whatever They Need, We Will Get Them'

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Even if the players turn down the union -- and that is a significant possibility since half of all elections result in a "no" majority -- they have achieved a great deal.

Pay for Play: Will Athletes Get Paid for Profit Generated at Schools?

Bryan Kalbrosky | Posted 03.05.2014 | Sports
Bryan Kalbrosky

The concept of "pay for play" in college athletics has recently been put under a national spotlight. Meanwhile, many student-athletes still struggle to foot the bills that come with the full cost of education.

A Call to Action

Warren K. Zola | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports
Warren K. Zola

Undeniably, the NCAA has lost its credibility -- with its members, the student-athletes, the media, and the general public. It is time for a change.

New NCAA Recruiting Rules: Streamlined? Maybe. More work? Definitely.

George White | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports
George White

Coaches at small schools, prepare to work harder and possibly get fewer results. Meanwhile, coaches at large schools, it is time to bug the president for more money. You can legitimately spend it.

NCAA: Don't Point Fingers With Dirty Hands

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports
The Miami Hurricane

Our first reaction was laughter, though that hardly seems fitting. Hypocrisy is rarely funny. After two years full of questions but absolutely no answers, the NCAA just dropped the figurative hammer on itself. Let's review the facts, or lack thereof.

NCAA President: 'I Don't Want To Take Anything Off The Table'

Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports

What next at Penn State? As far as the NCAA is concerned, all punishment options are in play after former F.B.I. director Louis J. Freeh delivered...

Jordan Schultz

NCAA President Mark Emmert On The BCS, NCAA Tournament And Penn State Sex Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.06.2012 | Sports

Amid one of the NCAA's biggest scandals of all time and in the days before the controversial BCS National Championship on Jan. 9, The Huffington Post ...

Money & March Madness: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports

While millions of dollars are being made from the NCAA tournament and March Madness generating the best ratings in 20 years, one question is repeatedl...

NCAA President Says Paying Collegiate Athletes Is Not an Option

Ashley M. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ashley M. Williams

With the changing economy and the rise in tuition, more student athletes say they believe they should get paid to play sports in college. However, NCAA President Mark Emmert said no way!

New NCAA President Can Change the World of College Sports

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Emmert should chart out a series of goals he wants to achieve. Are current scholarships sufficient to cover the actual cost of attending school? Are students kicked off their scholarships for non-performance on the field of play?

Ryan Grim

Evan Bayh Passed Over To Head NCAA

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Evan Bayh's bid to become the head of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), a dream job for a Hoosier if there ever was one, failed on ...