Mark Emmert

NCAA To Furlough Nearly 600 National Office Employees For Up To 8 Weeks

All NCAA national office staff will go into a mandatory furlough, which can range up to 8 weeks, in light of the association’s revenue loss from the pandemic.

  2 Comments

NCAA President: “The Format of Our Championships Will Have to Change”

NCAA president Mark Emmert released a statement on Friday that was the most direct address yet of the coronavirus impact on the 2020-2021 NCAA season.

  40 Comments

President Mark Emmert Says NCAA Would Prefer Federal NIL Legislation

At a Senate hearing this week, Emmert said he believes it’s “innapropriate” for the association to determine athlete compensation laws nationally.

  Comment First!

NCAA President Takes 20% Pay Cut; Insurance Policy Kicks In for $270 Million

The NCAA expects to be back to normal financial operations in 18 months thanks to a number of contingencies, including a $270 million insurance policy.

  6 Comments

Conference Commissioners Ask For NCAA To Relax Sponsored Sport Requirements

Commissioners of five mid-major conferences have asked the NCAA to temporarily relax its rules on how many sports a school must sponsor.

  62 Comments

NCAA Won’t Allow Fans To Attend Upcoming Championship Events

NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement Wednesday stating that “only essential staff and limited family” will be allowed to attend upcoming events.

  131 Comments

California Passes Bill On NCAA Amateurism; NCAA Showdown Awaits

California’s State Assembly passed a bill this week allowing college athletes to make money – a bill the NCAA has already said could lead to competition bans.

  60 Comments

New California Bill to Pay Student-Athletes Could Lead to NCAA Ban

California is currently considering a bill that would allow for NCAA student-athletes in California to profit off their name, image, and likeness by in 2023.

  84 Comments

NCAA Pres: Olympic Payout Rules May Change After Schooling’s Haul

NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested that schools may consider changing rules that allow college athletes to receive Olympic medal bonuses after Joseph Schooling won upwards of $750,000 in Rio.

  41 Comments