Lack of institutional control. The phrase regularly appears on the sports pages, usually to describe a college athletic program run amok. In 1995, after the hammer fell on the rogue University of Miami football program, the NCAA reprimanded school leaders for their "lack of institutional control." Ditto for Notre Dame last year, after boosters flew football players around the nation. Same for the University of Minnesota, when school employees wrote term papers for basketball players. Lack of... More >>>