Discussion

Emmert defiant, but does he get it?

Originally Published: April 4, 2013
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- One of the most common complaints about the NCAA is that the organization lacks teeth and backbone, that it is a feckless group of 98-pound weakling bureaucrats trying to wrestle a collegiate athletic elephant.

But there was nothing feckless or passive about the group's president, Mark Emmert, when he held his annual state of the union on Thursday afternoon at the Final Four.

Equal parts defiant, combative and downright snippy, Emmert got as close to a verbal duel with the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM