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Corbett responds to NCAA motion

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Penn State's board never took a formal vote on a consent decree with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Gov. Tom Corbett says.

NCAA probing ex-Hurricanes assistant Hurtt

MIAMI, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Former University of Miami-Florida assistant football coach Clint Hurtt is facing unethical conduct charges by the NCAA, USA Today reported Monday.

NCAA challenges new Pennsylvania law

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The NCAA Wednesday filed suit against a new Pennsylvania law mandating fines paid by Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky pedophile case stay within the state.

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Shalala urges NCAA to end UM investigation

MIAMI, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- University of Miami President Donna Shalala says an NCAA investigation has "wronged" the school and is calling for a quick resolution with no further penalties.

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Emmert acknowledges errors in Miami probe

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert Monday admitted mistakes were made in the college sports governing body's probe of alleged violations at Miami-Florida.

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NCAA conducts probe of own investigators

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The NCAA is conducting an internal probe of its own enforcement staff's actions while investigating Miami-Florida, President Mark Emmert said Wednesday.
Pa. governor: NCAA 'piled on' Penn State

Pa. governor: NCAA 'piled on' Penn State

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The NCAA shouldn't have imposed arbitrary sanctions on Penn State University in the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said.

Report: Franco Harris confronts NCAA chief

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Police were called this week when Franco Harris tried to ask NCAA President Mark Emmert about Penn State sanctions, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

NCAA revamps rules enforcement structure

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The NCAA Tuesday debuted a new college athletics disciplinary structure it says is meant to put more focus on cases of major violations.

Paterno family seeks review of sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The family of Joe Paterno is asking for a face-to-face meeting with members of committees instituting NCAA penalties against Penn State University.
Paterno family appeals NCAA sanctions

Paterno family appeals NCAA sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The family of Joe Paterno is asking for face-to-face meetings with committees instituting NCAA penalties against Penn State University and its football program.
Penn State fined, hit with bowl ban

Penn State fined, hit with bowl ban

INDIANAPOLIS, July 23 (UPI) -- Penn State's football program, as a result of child-abuse allegations, was hit with a $60 million fine and a four-year post-season ban Monday by the NCAA.
NCAA set to act on Penn State

NCAA set to act on Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 22 (UPI) -- The NCAA announced Sunday penalties were forthcoming against Penn State, whose football program was rocked by a child sex abuse scandal.
NCAA: Penn State 'death penalty' possible

NCAA: Penn State 'death penalty' possible

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said there's a systemic problem inside the Penn State football program and he won't rule out the death penalty for the program.

FCS playoffs to set attendance record

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The Football Championship Subdivision playoffs will set a record with a total attendance of more than 250,000, the NCAA said Friday.

NCAA approves extra financial aid

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The NCAA Board of Directors agreed Thursday to allow the dispersal of as much as $2,000 a year to help pay living expenses for athletes on scholarship.

NCAA: Academics now tied to championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The board of directors for NCAA Division I schools voted unanimously Thursday to link academic performance to appearances in post-season championships.

NCAA answers Justice Department inquiry

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert told the Department of Justice Wednesday his organization does not have the power to create a college football playoff.

U.S. has 'concerns' over BCS system

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department says it wants to know why the NCAA doesn't have a playoff setup for college football as it does for other sports.

NCAA seeks tighter recruiting rules

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday his organization would do its best to avoid a repeat of the recent turmoil surrounding Auburn star Cam Newton.

Julie Roe Lach named NCAA rules enforcer

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The NCAA announced Tuesday Julie Roe Lach will be the college sports organization's next top rules enforcer.

Emmert named NCAA president

SEATTLE, April 27 (UPI) -- University of Washington President Mark Emmert said Tuesday he has been named the new president of the NCAA.
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