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Nebraska v Penn State

NCAA Boss Won’t Rule Out Death Penalty for Penn St

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of the NCAA says he isn’t ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/17/2012

Players for the Missouri Tigers head out to the field against the Oklahoma State Cowboys on October 11, 2008 at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Playoff Dollars Could Spark Calls to Pay Players

Even before the plan had a presidential seal of approval, a group of former and current athletes was pushing for some of the newfound wealth to be spent on player safety and health.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/27/2012

Super Bowl XLVI

Penn State Tries to Move Focus Back to Football

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/25/2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert address the media during a press conference before the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Verizon Center on March 17, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NCAA Boss Warns of More Conference Shuffling

While a four-team playoff is being worked on by college football officials, how the teams are picked is still to be determined.

05/31/2012

Column: ‘Student-athletes’ in Name Only

It’s time to bury the term “student-athlete.” It died at 11:42 p.m. Monday, just about the time the confetti falling from the roof of the Superdome landed on coach John Calipari’s hair and the players […]

04/03/2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert address the media during a press conference before the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Verizon Center on March 17, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

College Athletes Press NCAA Reform

The NCAA opposes paying athletes, but players whose talents enable colleges and coaches to reap millions have been largely silent in the debate until now.

10/24/2011

NCAA President Mark Emmert address the media

NCAA Presidents, School Leaders to Discuss Policy

The meeting comes at a time an increasing number of high-profile infractions cases have tainted college sports.

08/08/2011

Quarterback Cameron Newton #2 of the Auburn Tigers celebrates as his father Cecil Newton is behind him after the Tigers 22-19 victory against the Oregon Ducks in the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

NCAA President: Tougher Parent Rules Needed

Emmert didn’t mention the Heisman Trophy winner during his first state of the association speech at the NCAA’s annual convention. But he said the NCAA could vote on new enforcements early as April.

01/13/2011

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