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, […]
February 18, 2022

House Oversight Committee Holds Roundtable with Former Washington Football Team Employees

On February 3, 2022 the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a hybrid roundtable with six former […]
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 […]
December 17, 2021

The IOC Ethics Commission – Is It Working?

While the International Olympic movement has a long history of scandals and corruption, a recent case involving an Olympic official who helped steer the 2016 Summer […]
November 2, 2021

Netflix Series “Bad Sport“ Highlights Corruption in Sports Worldwide

“Bad Sport,” a new true-crime series on Netflix, examines some of the biggest controversies and scandals in the history of sport.  True crime and sports intersect […]
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 […]
October 11, 2021

Integrity Clearly at Issue Within the IOC and the AIBA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Boxing Association (AIBA) have significant integrity problems. The IOC is the guardian of the Olympic Games and the […]
August 23, 2021

Integrity Resource Center Reaches Milestone

Peanut butter and jelly. Mac and cheese. Bacon and eggs. Some things just go together. In the world of sports officiating, it might seem obvious the […]
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 […]