May 25, 2022

NIL – A Nightmare for College Athletics Compliance Officers

Over the past year the job of a college athletics compliance officer has gotten much tougher – some would say it’s now almost impossible to effectively […]
May 3, 2022

As Pro Sports Scandals Abound, The Solution is Clear

As scandals in professional sports continue to occur at an alarming pace, the entire industry clearly has reached a critical crossroads, making it incumbent upon its […]
March 21, 2022

Sports Gambling – More Trouble Ahead?

On May 14, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated ruling that struck down the federal ban on state authorization of sports betting.  This […]
February 24, 2022

“Held to a Higher Standard” – A Roadmap for Professional Sports

Repeating history, the major professional sports leagues in the U.S. continue to be plagued by scandals involving, among other issues, allegations of sexual and domestic abuse, […]
January 10, 2022

Sports – Moving Towards Better Compliance and Ethics

As we find ourselves at the beginning of another year, it is a good time to take stock of the progress sports organizations located around the […]
October 18, 2021

Feds Allege 18 Former NBA Players Defrauded League’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan

As widely reported in the media recently, 18 former NBA players and a spouse of one of them were criminally charged on October 7 by federal […]
June 7, 2021

Compliance Programs are Starting to Take Root Within MLB

In the wake of a months-long investigation by Major League Baseball (MLB) of allegations of sexual harassment against Los Angeles Angels’ pitching coach Mickey Callaway, MLB […]
May 18, 2021

Alleged Compliance Failures Lead to Coach’s Firing

University of Cincinnati head basketball coach, John Brennen, was fired on April 9 due to “compliance” failures alleged by athletic director, John Cunningham. In his termination […]
January 11, 2021

A New Era of Regulations and Compliance Lies Ahead for Horse Racing

While horse racing in the U.S. has historically been regulated by the states, the recent passage by Congress of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (“HISA”) […]
November 11, 2020

Public Charities Need to Address Compliance Risks

Greg McRay, the founder and CEO of Foundation Group – an organization with the stated mission of helping nonprofits thrive – writes that, “One of the […]
October 5, 2020

Compliance Officer Jobs on the Horizon in Horse Racing

While compliance officers have been focusing on compliance with NCAA rules and regulations within the athletic departments of major colleges and universities for decades, only recently […]
September 11, 2020

When Sports Gets It Right

By Adam Turteltaub This past weekend saw two incidents in professional sports in which the officials were forced to make a tough call and had the […]