WABC, a New York City television station, is being sued by its former weekend sports anchor and reporter who claims she was passed over for promotion because she was a white female. In May 2016, WABC announced that the station’s main sports anchor, a white male, was leaving his position as of July 30. Behnke expressed her interest in the job to Edwards who replied that they would talk about it soon.

The National Football League (NFL), the National Football League Players Association, and members of the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan are being sued by a former NFL player who claims that the board breached its fiduciary duty to him in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and seeks class action status to include other players and former players who might also have been harmed.