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Myles Brand Dies Of Cancer

NCAA President Myles Brand died this afternoon after a 10-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

Brand had been in charge of the NCAA since 2003. He announced in January his battle with pancreatic cancer.

Brand, 67, is a former Indiana University president whose tenure included the firing of basketball coach Bob Knight.

He was the first university president to head the college sports? governing body.

Brand was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December but remained at work through chemotherapy.

Brand, who once said he wanted to ?turn down the volume? on college sports, was known as a champion of academic reform.

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Tough day for Indy sports to say the least.

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