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NCAA gives Mark Emmert vote of confidence

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10:02 AM ET 02.24 | NCAA President Mark Emmert still has the confidence of the association's executive committee, despite several indicators in recent days that some schools are questioning his effectiveness. The NCAA released a statement Saturday, revealing that the executive committee has "unanimously affirmed" its ongoing support of Emmert. Both the decision to make such a statement - and to do so, without warning, over a weekend - are highly unusual for the NCAA, which has been under fire for some time over the way many high-profile cases have been handled, most recently the long investigation of Miami. Still, the committee also wants the NCAA to move forward with a total review of the association's policies, and said "subsequent improvement ... is necessary." Their statement comes five days after Emmert himself said he wondered if the committee would consider disciplinary action against him after all this recent tumult involving the association.

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February 24, 2013  10:05 AM ET

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February 24, 2013  11:44 AM ET

That's usually the kiss of death.

February 24, 2013  02:54 PM ET

They need to serve him papers citing 'lack of institutuional control'.

February 24, 2013  03:15 PM ET

This guy -- and about 95% of the NCAA administration -- needs to go.

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February 25, 2013  02:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

That's usually the kiss of death.

Yep....if I ever get one of those, I'll immediatly start updating the old resume'

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