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A series of events over the last 18 months—some unforeseeable—have created a perfect storm that will change college sports forever. The NCAA's bait an…
Apr 27th, 2022 | 1:00:25

Emmert is Out, Now What?

Yesterday, Mark Emmert announced his resignation as NCAA president. For many, this is a long-overdue announcement. Important questions remain regarding the future of the Association and its leadership going forward. This episode analyzes the decision, its timing, Emmert’s tenure, and the qualification criteria for the next NCAA president. Note: The opening montage quotes are: 1. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) from a Senate Commerce hearing on February 11, 2020; 2. Senator Claire McCaskill (R-MO) from a Senate Commerce hearing in 2014; and, 3. Senator Blackburn from a Senate Commerce hearing on June 9th, 2021.