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Mark Emmert clarifies remarks

Updated: June 24, 2014, 11:59 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

NCAA president Mark Emmert wrote a letter to Minor League Baseball president Pat O'Conner distancing himself from comments he made about minor leagues on the stand at the O'Bannon trial last week.

Emmert testified that "minor league sports aren't very successful either for fan support or for the fan experience."

In the letter written Tuesday, Emmert explained that his comments were meant to have a more narrow focus.

"For context, the O'Bannon case is focused on television ...

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