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Mark Emmert has a checkered past...

Tyler Kaufman-US PRESSWIRE

Looks like the president of the NCAA leave a lot of mess behind when he seeks greener pastures...

Six years after Mark Emmert left his job at the University of Connecticut, the governor of Connecticut ordered an investigation into a massive construction project on campus that had been ravaged by scandal, including more than $100 million lost because of mismanagement.

To find out where things went wrong, the investigators looked at old papers of Emmert, who once supervised the project as UConn's chancellor. They soon found a bombshell.

DOCUMENTS: Take a look into Emmert's past

Memos from 1998-99 showed that Emmert and two other top UConn officials knew about the construction project's big problems then, but failed to disclose them to the school's board of trustees or the state legislature.

The other two officials ultimately resigned after being placed on leave. The third — Emmert — went on to become president of the NCAA.

This a Looooong piece that looks like it be continue tomorrow.

This really shouldn't be a surprise to anyone at this point. To say Emmert is corrupt based on this piece is being nice.

It's like peeling layers off an onion.

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