NCAA Head Calls For Smaller Role

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(Indianapolis, IN) - The head of the NCAA is calling on the organization to play a smaller role in college sports

President Mark Emmert on Thursday said the organization that regulates student athletes should play a smaller governance role on many issues, and delegate more decision-making power to schools and conferences.

Emmert said some issues should only reach the national level if that's "the only place it can get done." 

The Supreme Court recently affirmed a lower court ruling that the NCAA could not restrict an athlete's school-related benefits. Emmert says that calls for "a complete rethink of a whole lot of policies."

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