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Documents clarify Penn State consent decree

The NCAA filed a motion for partial summary judgment in the Corman case. The NCAA also released documents that provide important context in understanding the events that led to the consent decree.

NCAA responds to release of emails in Corman case

Debate and thorough consideration is central in any organization, and that clearly is reflected in the selectively released emails. The national office staff routinely provides information and counsel to the membership on tough issues. The...

Statement on Supreme Court of Pennsylvania filing

“The NCAA today requested the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to prohibit the Commonwealth Court from requiring the parties to continue litigation they have attempted to end. The state officials who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit initially...

Executive Committee restores Penn State football postseason, scholarships

Due to Penn State University’s significant progress toward ensuring its athletics department functions with integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee today eliminated the school’s postseason ban, effective immediately, and will return the...

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...

Executive Committee to gradually restore Penn State scholarships

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 than a year ago. These changes...

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...

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