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March 16, 2022, 10:00 AM

As March Madness Begins, NCAA Mints New Legal Affairs Chief

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has officially given longtime general counsel Scott Bearby the additional title of senior vice president of legal affairs as it prepares for its lucrative annual men’s basketball tournament.

Bearby has been “appointed to the permanent position and is no longer in an interim role,” NCAA spokeswoman Saquandra Heath said via email. The organization is the governing body for student athletic programs in the U.S. and Canada.

Bearby stepped into the legal affairs job on an acting basis last year following the departure of chief legal and operating officer Donald Remy, who joined the Biden administration ...

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