The NCAA's New Hammer

Scandals prompt calls for change, but president faces pushback

Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP Images

Mark A. Emmert is becoming known as a decisive, efficient leader who intends to speed up the pace of reform in college sports.
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Mark A. Emmert was in his fourth-floor office at the NCAA's Indianapolis headquarters last June when an aide summoned him three floors down. There, a group including college presidents and conference commissioners was discussing plans to strip NCAA...

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