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NCAA response to amended Paterno complaint

Today, the estate of the late Coach Joe Paterno and other plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in their ongoing legal challenge to the Consent Decree between the NCAA and Penn State arising out of the Sandusky matter. The new complaint...

NCAA asks PA court to declare endowment act unconstitutional

The NCAA submitted court documents Wednesday stating that a state law related to Penn State University's consent decree with the NCAA violates both the Pennsylvania Constitution and the U.S. Constitution. In a brief filed with the...

NCAA makes case in court for dismissal of Paterno lawsuit

The NCAA argued today in the Court of Common Pleas for Centre County, Penn., that the lawsuit brought by the estate of former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno and others should be dismissed in its entirety. As the NCAA explained in court,...

NCAA submits more information supporting dismissal of Paterno suit

Today the that a Pennsylvania court dismiss the lawsuit brought by the estate of Joe Paterno and others. In response to arguments presented by the plaintiffs, the NCAA again identified numerous reasons that the plaintiffs’ strained and...

NCAA files motion in Corman Case

Three weeks ago the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court declined to dismiss the claims asserted by State Senator Corman and State Treasurer McCord against the NCAA concerning the $60 million fine imposed upon Penn State under the Consent...

Executive Committee to gradually restore Penn State scholarships

Listen to the press conference Due to Penn State University’s continued progress toward ensuring athletics integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee is gradually restoring football scholarships the university lost because of sanctions more...

Statement from Donald Remy, NCAA Chief Legal Officer, on Paterno Estate preliminary objections

Nothing in today’s filing changes our view that this lawsuit is fundamentally flawed and should be dismissed in its entirety. Although plaintiffs may be unhappy with Penn State University’s acceptance of the Freeh Report and its decision...

NCAA statement on first annual Mitchell report

“Senator Mitchell’s report demonstrates that Penn State is committed to fulfilling the Athletics Integrity Agreement. We appreciate Senator Mitchell’s diligent oversight and the amount of resources, time and energy the university has...

Prevent Child Abuse America sends letter to Corman

Prevent Child Abuse America President and CEO James Hmurovich sent a letter to Senator Corman noting that child sexual abuse impacts victims across the United States. He notes, “Pennsylvania has the chance to be a national leader in the...

NCAA requests dismissal of Paterno Estate’s lawsuit

By Donald Remy Chief Legal Officer The NCAA, along with President Mark Emmert and Oregon State president and former NCAA Executive Committee chair Ed Ray, have brought by the estate of Joe Paterno and others due to a lack of legal standing...

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