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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...

Latest update in the Corman lawsuit

One of the multiple challenges that the NCAA has raised to the lawsuit initiated by Senator Jake Corman and Treasurer Robert McCord is plaintiffs’ lack of authority to sue to collect money allegedly owed to the Commonwealth. After the...

NCAA response to Corman case mediation denial

State Senator Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord seek to prevent any money Penn State pays toward its Consent Decree from going to child abuse victims outside the state of Pennsylvania. In the last several days, state politicians...

NCAA asks Pennsylvania court to dismiss Corman lawsuit

Today, the NCAA made its case in a Pennsylvania court to dismiss a lawsuit brought by State Senator Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord that seeks to prevent any money Penn State pays towards its obligations under the Consent Decree...

Statement from Donald Remy, NCAA Chief Legal Officer, on dismissal of Corbett lawsuit

“We are exceedingly pleased with the court’s thorough analysis and thoughtful opinion dismissing Governor Corbett’s entire complaint. The court found the allegations made by the governor to be implausible and outside the reach of federal...

NCAA asks court to dismiss Senator Corman’s amended complaint

Today the NCAA to the latest version of a lawsuit filed by State Senator Jake Corman in state court. This is Senator Corman’s third attempt in less than three months to bring a viable legal action. In its papers submitted today, the NCAA...

NCAA asks court to reject latest request in PA case

The same day and as soon as it learned that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed the Institution of Higher Education Consent Decree Endowment Act (the “Endowment Act”) into law, the NCAA asserting that the Endowment Act was...

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