November 29, 2018

College Presidents Doomed by Athletics Scandals

On October 21, 2018 The New Yorker published a piece in The Sunday Archive entitled Scandals by Erin Overbey and Joshua Rothman.  In the opening paragraph, […]
November 12, 2018

What Can MLB Learn from the NBA?

On the heels of Sports Illustrated’s (SI) explosive story earlier this year on the Dallas Mavericks, the magazine featured another exclusive story on October 8 entitled, […]
October 8, 2018

Water Polo Added to the Growing List

In the wake of the Dr. Larry Nassar scandal at USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University and ongoing investigations at USA Swimming where allegations of sexual […]
October 1, 2018

Dallas Mavs Address Workplace Misconduct Matters

With the support and oversight of the NBA, the Dallas Mavericks have taken vigorous steps to address misconduct in the Mavs’ front office dating back nearly […]
August 27, 2018

Improving Code of Conduct is a Good Start for Sports Officiating

While much of Richard Kusserow’s writing is directed towards healthcare leaders and compliance officers, I found his August 2018 piece, “Challenges with Code of Conduct Development […]
August 6, 2018

Officiating Association Publishes “Getting Started” Guidebook

The National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) has published a Guidebook for its members entitled, “Getting Started Developing and Establishing an Effective Integrity Program for Sports […]
July 11, 2018

Officiating Association Publishes “Getting Started” Guidebook

The National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) has published a Guidebook for its members entitled, “Getting Started Developing and Establishing an Effective Integrity Program for Sports […]
July 9, 2018

FIFA Corruption Reaches Referees

Just when many sports observers thought the worst of the corruption scandals were behind the beleaguered Federation Internationale de Football (FIFA), a report surfaced of a […]
June 7, 2018

Sports Gambling – Opportunities and Challenges

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling boosts the prospect of commercial sports gambling across the nation.  In a 6-3 decision, the Court struck down a federal […]
May 8, 2018

First Big Test for SafeSport

Based on a finding by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, former USA Taekwondo national team coach, Jean Lopez, has been declared permanently ineligible for any involvement […]
April 5, 2018

When Sweeping Things Under the Rug No Longer Works

Nearly five years ago, I recall a conversation I had with Adam Turtletaub, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & International Programs at SCCE, when he told […]
April 2, 2018

New NBA Hotline. A Good Start With A Few Questions

NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, announced last month that the league was setting up a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report improper behavior in […]