Tag Archives: Mark Emmert

Mitt Romney wants to protect college athletes from being paid what they are worth
October 31, 2019

“What you can’t have is a couple athletes on campus driving around in Ferraris while everybody else is basically having a hard time making ends meet.” That’s republican United States senator Mitt Romney decrying a free market economic model for college athletes.  If “rich elitists in our suburbs” was substituted for “a couple of athletes […]

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 […]