Baseball, too, had its period of rampant amphetamine use, which is viewed in an almost nostalgic light now that stronger performance enhancers such as anabolic steroids and human growth hormone have tainted the game's image.
In modern offices, individuality is so rampant it is getting in the way of work.
The abuse of Chinese trainees in Japan is rampant as many of them are forced to work overtime and under unsafe conditions, according to a recent TV program that aired in Japan.
Police said the practice of taking demerits for others had become rampant among local drivers because those who tot up 12 points within a year have to take a 7-day training course and retake a driving test to regain their license.
It's not the first time the two companies have faced off in court over intellectual property disputes, which have run rampant throughout the smartphone business.
After years of fast profit rises driven by aggressive lending in support of China's manufacturing and construction booms, the big four lenders are pulling in their horns as they brace for fallout from government efforts to rein in debt and cut rampant overcapacity in basic material sectors.
I've spent the past year collaborating with leadership coach Tanya Geisler on researching how comparison works, what it costs us, and what it can teach us – and we've discovered that it runs rampant among just about every creative, growth-oriented person we know.
Yup, in a new study, researchers say that independent observers typically view rampant selfie-takers as more narcissistic, less attractive and less likeable compared to individuals who forgo the solo photos.
FIFA officials, she declared, had engaged in "rampant, systematic and deep-rooted" corruption, and it was time to "bring wrongdoers to justice.
Internet fraud is rampant and scammers prey on job seekers' hopes and desperation.
At the others, flexible working was encouraged, and hot desking was rampant.
They described two decades of rampant corruption in which officials steered marketing and broadcast contracts in exchange for bribes — paid out through convoluted financial deals and briefcases full of cash.
Let civilian voices argue the merits or demerits of our processes of government; whether our strength is being sapped by deficit financing, indulged in too long, by federal paternalism grown too mighty, by power groups grown too arrogant, by politics grown too corrupt, by crime grown too rampant, by morals grown too low, by taxes grown too high, by extremists grown too violent; whether our personal liberties are as thorough and complete as they should be.
Ronaldo, who has reached 230 goals for Los Blancos in the Spanish top flight, was in rampant form having failed to score in Real's opening two league games.
It has been triggering a panoply of reactions — including anxiety, delight, incredulity, guilt and, yes, rampant opportunism.
Except the sexism, which, like poison ivy, is deep-rooted: You weed the rampant stuff, but it pops up again.
Mr Blatter's announcement follows US allegations in May that Fifa executives took bribes of more than $150m in a culture of "rampant, systemic and deep-rooted" corruption.
The attempted shake-up follows US allegations that Fifa executives took bribes totalling well over $150m in a culture of "rampant, systemic and deep-rooted" corruption.
" The economic climate in Asia is a marked change from 2012, when Indonesia and Thailand were both booming on rising exports and soaring consumer spending, while India, plagued by political paralysis and rampant inflation, saw growth drop to its lowest since 2008.
But we should not sit passively by and let it run rampant.