Tag Archives: Mark Emmert

Louisville fans need to wise up about the NCAA, and just who erased its history
February 20, 2018

The NCAA is not some patriarchal and autonomous authority figure that governs college athletics.  It’s a member organization that self-polices. So if you are a Louisville fan upset by the NCAA Committee on Infractions rejection of the appeal of findings that employee(s) of your University provided inexpensive prostitutes for players, recruits, and family members, get mad at […]

NCAA prez Mark Emmert with more big words – when will there be action?
January 21, 2018

Mark Emmert is either a good man losing the battle as he paddles against the stiff tide of corruption, or a shameless con artist who continues to blather in opposition to his own understanding that cheating in college basketball is as firmly embraced and long-standing as the 10-foot height of the rim. He’s the NCAA […]

NCAA’s College Basketball Committee will waste its time and ours
October 12, 2017

It would be nice if college basketball could move past the cheating that unnecessarily taints the game, but if the construct of the committee empaneled but the NCAA to study and correct corruption is any indicator, it will never happen. NCAA president Mark Emmert announced the formation of the 14-person committee yesterday, and it lacks […]

Top 10 changes NCAA needs to make to college basketball to keep pleasing me
February 11, 2016

Yesterday, the NCAA took a step toward what I perceive to be logic as it decided the Tuesday and Wednesday games that begin the NCAA Tournament will no longer be referred to as “the first round.” I’ve been yelping about this since 2011 when the NCAA decided the play-in games deserved the “first round” distinction. […]

Long overdue NCAA approval of unlimited meals shows weak leadership
April 16, 2014

by Kent Sterling There are two kinds of leaders – proactive and reactive.  Proactive leaders pick apart their own dogma, rules, and strategies to make adjustments that enact improvements prior to external critique.  Reactive leaders put out fires, take public temperatures with polls, and adjust based upon which way the wind blows. Some towns and […]