From his altar, Mark Emmert has castigated many for their lack of oversight in their programs. It has cost people jobs, programs scholarships and universities millions of dollars. Yet Emmert remains above the fray and untouchable.
This week Emmert said he had no idea what was going in the ranks below him. That has not been an acceptable excuse for coaches and administrators around the country under Emmert's watch, and should not be acceptable for him now.