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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What is really at stake in this new world is how to redefine the intercollegiate athletic enterprise outside the outdated parameters of such archaic terms as "student athlete."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.

NCAA Officials Adamantly Opposed To One-And-Done

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — NCAA officials and Kentucky coach John Calipari at least agree on something: The one-and-done rule in college basketball nee...

NCAA President: Unionization 'Strikes Most People As ... Grossly Inappropriate'

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports wh...

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.

NCAA President: No Pay For Play Any Time Soon

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year as members try to resolve the growing disparity between ...

NCAA President Acknowledges Hypocrisy of Jersey Sales

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

The NCAA is getting out of the memorabilia business. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday it would stop the practice immediately after reports th...

NCAA Fires Back At Miami

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The NCAA office that investigated Miami athletics believes the Hurricanes are "grasping at straws" such as making personal ...

WATCH: NCAA President Defends Record During Contentious Press Conference

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — NCAA President Mark Emmert spent 15 minutes documenting the progress that the organization has made under his leadership, from making ...

Ex-NCAA Investigator Vouched For Former Miami Booster

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- One of the investigators who worked on the NCAA's inquiry of Miami athletics wrote a letter on behalf of former booster and conv...

REPORT: NCAA Says 3 Former Miami Coaches Misled Probe

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The NCAA believes former Miami assistant coaches Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez provided false or misleading ...

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.

Miami Receives NCAA Allegations, Finally

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.21.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Miami has finally received its notice of allegations from the NCAA, a long-awaited document accuses the Hurricanes of a "la...

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 Has Its Own Problems

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The NCAA's probe of Miami's athletic compliance practices is ramping up again. Only this time, the Hurricanes aren't exactly th...

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 To Bring 'Corrective And Punitive Measures' Against Penn State

AP | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA announced Sunday that it will levy "corrective and punitive measures" against Penn State in the wake of the child sex-abuse ...

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 ...

NCAA Presidents, School Leaders To Discuss Policy

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 10.08.2011 | College

NCAA President Mark Emmert wants to make big changes, and he's asking schools to help. Emmert is to spend Tuesday and Wednesday meeting with more tha...