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NCAA president Mark Emmert sounds off on cost of attendance, unsustainable coaching salaries, one-and-dones and more

NCAA president Mark Emmert on rules that will allow athletic departments to give more money to athletes: “Every school will have to make a decision: do we want to pay Coach X that or not?”
NCAA president Mark Emmert on rules that will allow athletic departments to give more money to athletes: “Every school will have to make a decision: do we want to pay Coach X that or not?” The Associtated Press

NCAA president Mark Emmert took questions Thursday morning in New York from an Associated Press Sports Editors panel.

This fall, Division I athletic departments will be allowed to pay student athletes scholarships based on full cost of attendance, and stipends up to $5,000, if they choose.

On a related topic, the rising cost of football and men’s basketball coaches’ salaries at major D-I schools, Emmert said this:

Emmert also discussed the NBA’s age limit and how it affects college basketball:

On the NCAA’s new policy allowing unlimited meals for D-I athletes:

On the Penn State scandal:

On rules enforcement:

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