Tag Archives: Mark Emmert

NCAA Rules on Transgender Athletes

The NCAA Board of Governors decided to hand over the power of determining transgender athlete eligibility within their transitioned-to gender. Effective immediately for winter championships, national sports’ governing bodies will serve as the de-facto mold for each sports’ transgender athlete policy. The policy replaces the NCAA’s 2010 ruling, which based …

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NCAA cancels some Fall championships

On Thursday, NCAA president Mark Emmert said there will be no championships for Soccer, Cross Country and Volleyball. These sports fell below the 50 percent participation line that Emmert said was needed to have a truly viable championship. With conferences and schools beginning to bow out of fall sports, the …

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Decision Made on College Football

As we enter the Fall semester, fans and athletes are waiting for answers about college sports — especially college football. Some schools have completely canceled Fall sports, while others have decided to push them back. Power Five conferences — SEC, Big Ten, Pac-12, ACC and Big-12 — have decided to …

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NCAA President Comments on FBI Probe

Documents released last week from the FBI’s investigation into the corruption of men’s college basketball showed that players from more than 20 Division 1 schools possibly violated NCAA rules. On Saturday, NCAA President Mark Emmert emphasized the importance of making changes to the current rules of the NCAA. With NCAA …

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