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Emmert: NCAA still expecting to get pay issue done in ’21

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert testifies during a Senate...
FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert testifies during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on intercollegiate athlete compensation on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Power Five conferences spent $350,000 on lobbying in the first three months of 2020, more than they had previously spent in any full year, as part of a coordinated effort to influence Congress on legislation affecting the ability of college athletes to earn endorsement money. At the hearing in February, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Congress needs to put “guardrails” on athletes' ability to earn money, in part to protect against potential recruiting abuses and endorsement money being used as a pay-for-play scheme. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)(Susan Walsh | AP)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 2:47 PM EST
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(AP) - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is disappointed with the delay in moving ahead with proposals surrounding athletes’ ability to make money and to transfer to another school without having to sit out a year of competition.

He says he remains committed to getting those things done in 2021. Votes on the two issues were postponed this week.

The Justice Department has rasied concerns about potential anti-trust violations. Emmert also says diversity, health and safety and rules enforcement remain key issues.

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