Catherine Burnette, a professor within the School of Social Work at Tulane University, to the Daily News last December.
"People aren't getting away with it as much, or at least there is some awareness that this is so insidious." But while we've seen this zero-tolerance approach taken in some situations, there have been other instances in the sports world that have not followed that same narrative.
Many of my long-married women friends talk wistfully of their single days evenings spent with a stack of movies, a glass of wine and a huge bowl of popcorn no real cooking, no one to answer to, and no one to nix their choice of French with English subtitles in favor of something with more action.
Even while searching for a soul mate, the ability to savor that...
"A simple fact is this: if Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the U. Olympic Committee had paid attention to any of the red flags in Larry Nassar's behavior, I would have never met him, I never would have been 'treated' by him and I never would have been abused by him," Olympic gold medalist Mc Kayla Maroney wrote in an impact statement to the court.
According to reports, the school had launched an investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct and hired an outside law firm to investigate Rodriguez for allegedly sexually harassing a former department of athletics employee.
"After conducting a thorough evaluation of our football team and its leadership, both on and off the field, President Robbins and I feel it is in the best interest of the University of Arizona and our athletics department to go in a new direction," Athletics Director Dave Heeke said in a statement.
Arizona feels one way, while Rodriguez feels another.
But no matter what Rodriguez did or didn't do on or off the field, in this cultural climate, it seems pretty clear that the sexual harassment allegations are what did him in.
Rodriguez was already on the hot seat coming into this season after his team went 3-8 last year.