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NCAA Opposes Attempt by Senator Corman to Intervene in Federal Lawsuit

On February 20, 2013, Pennsylvania Governor Thomas W. Corbett, Jr. signed the Pennsylvania Institution of Higher Education Consent Decree Endowment Act, a law specifically designed to disrupt the contractual relationship between the NCAA...

NCAA Responds to Senator Corman’s Amended Complaint

"In what is now his third attempt to avoid dismissal of his lawsuit, Senator Corman has filed yet another amended complaint . After his first complaint the NCAA moved to dismiss and Senator Corman filed an amended complaint. The NCAA again...

NCAA asks federal court to dismiss Corman lawsuit

The NCAA today brought by State Senator Jake Corman that seeks to prevent any money Penn State pays towards its obligations under the Consent Decree from going to child abuse victims outside of Pennsylvania. Senator Corman relies in part...

NCAA continues to defend sanctions against Penn State

The NCAA took another step today () to defend its sanctions against The Pennsylvania State University. Pennsylvania Governor Corbett filed a lawsuit in January seeking to invalidate some or all of the sanctions against Penn State on the...

Updates on Corman lawsuit

As has been widely reported, Penn State entered into a Consent Decree and agreed to pay a $60 million fine to the NCAA, which would be used to set up an endowment to prevent child sexual abuse. After a series of legal pleadings and...

NCAA asks federal court to strike Pennsylvania law

The NCAA today filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to halt an attempt by state politicians to invalidate portions of the Consent Decree between Penn State and the NCAA. Specifically, the state lawmakers approved legislation that...

NCAA moves to dismiss Pennsylvania lawsuits

The NCAA today asked courts in Pennsylvania to dismiss two lawsuits that are seeking to invalidate some or all of the sanctions against Penn State University. Pennsylvania politicians filed both suits, and our filings today demonstrate...

NCAA responds to Corbett announcement

The NCAA today responded to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s announcement that he is planning to sue the Association for its handling of the Penn State sanctions. The following is a statement from Donald M. Remy, NCAA Executive Vice...

Task force sets timeline for endowment fund

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick A task force created to set up the structure and policies for the endowment formed out of the $60 million NCAA-imposed fine against Penn State has begun formulating how the funds will be used. The Child Sexual...

NCAA statement on first quarterly Mitchell report

In response to the first quarterly report from former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, who is the independent athletics integrity monitor for Penn State, the NCAA has released the following statement from President Mark Emmert: “I’m pleased...

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