The appearance in the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament of two teams tainted by disciplinary problems highlights the weakness of the NCAA in imposing discipline.
Last week some leading women's soccer players made claims against the U.S. Soccer Federation for pay equal to that received by the male soccer players.
The New York Times last week published some new data indicating major flaws in an NFL concussion study.
Last week an NFL vice president acknowledged the connection between concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
Although they play different sports, tennis player Maria Sharapova and NFL quarterback Tom Brady are both facing high-profile disciplinary proceedings.
Last week the Ivy League promulgated a new policy re football concussions: tackling is no longer allowed in practices but is still allowed in games.
Not surprisingly, the move of the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles, reversing their path from 1995, has generated two lawsuits so far.
In the same week late last month that the NCAA received court approval for a $75 million settlement in a class action on concussions, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics appointed as a member the former NFL commissioner who presided over the so-called "League of Denial" ...
Kenny Stabler's CTE post-mortem diagnosis cast a pall over his Hall of Fame selection several days later.
Regular season NFL concussions are up 58%, and recently two more CTE cases have been discovered, one on a well-known quarterback, a position that many thought was not susceptible to CTE.