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Could Mark Emmert be changing his tune on bringing NCAA sanctions to Penn State?
For the past couple weeks, Emmert, the president of the NCAA, has been noncommittal about saying the NCAA would investigate the goings on at Penn State as far as they pertained to the laws that govern collegiate athletics.
But in an interview with National Public Radio's Kai Ryssdal, Emmert suggested that charges of lack of institutional control could be levied against the university.
Ryssdal: As the body that is charged, in theory, with guaranteeing the safety of student athletes in American colleges and universities, how are you going to do that? What is your role in something like Penn State?
Emmert: Well we have rules and bylaws that -- while they were never written to address anything quite like this of course -- they speak directly to the control that institutions have to maintain over their athletic departments and their programs. And they speak very directly to ethical behavior of people in...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No. 21 Penn State won for the first time since coach Joe Paterno was fired, with Stephfon Green running for two touchdowns and the Nittany Lions' solid defense holding Ohio State scoreless in the second half of a 20-14 victory Saturday. Penn State (9-2, 6-1) earned a share of the Big Ten's Leaders Division title and set up a division title game next week...
The Penn State scandal has rocked the college football and the sports world these last few weeks. The outpouring of emotion that came from the sudden revelations about what the university failed to do in response to the abuse allegations and reports that came from the alleged actions of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. This is not the space to fully discuss the heinous...
The chief administrative officer of the Rose Bowl says if Penn State wins the Big Ten title, the Nittany Lions will be "embraced" by the bowl.
The NCAA has told Penn State it will examine how school officials handled a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus and cost the school's former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
Inside the game with Doug Lesmerises.
The new leader of Penn State's athletic department promised change Friday for an athletic department in turmoil after former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was charged with sexually abusing eight boys over 15-year span. David Joyner was formally introduced Friday as the school's acting athletic director.
The #11/12 Penn State Lady Lions (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) will look to rebound from their first loss of the season when they travel to South Carolina (3-0) for a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The game will be televised on SportSouth with Andy Demetra (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (color) on the call.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's trustees have hired a large Pittsburgh-based law firm to represent them in relation to the child sex-abuse scandal for which three current and former university employees face criminal charges.
The NCAA has told Penn State it will investigate the school in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shocked the campus, and cost its former president and coach Joe Paterno their jobs.
The new president of a charity founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys says the organization is looking at three options for its future and may not close.