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NCAA Survey: College Lacrosse Players Smoke the Most Weed

By Victoria Kim

Male and female lacrosse players were at the top of the list for athletes that smoke pot. MORE  

Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

By McCarton Ackerman

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open. MORE  

Ultimate Fighter "Literally Ran" From Drug Test, Opponent Says

By McCarton Ackerman

A "cloud of suspicion" hangs over Wanderlei Silva after he ducked away from a random drug test. MORE  

Numerous NFL Prospects Fail Drug Tests During Scouting Combine

By McCarton Ackerman

The rash of failed drug tests among some of the NFL's top recruits was yet another black eye for a sport recently plagued by drug and alcohol problems. MORE  

Blake Griffin Says NBA Players Should Be Allowed To Use Medical Marijuana

By John Lavitt

Prior to the controversy and turmoil caused by L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, Griffen came out in favor of players using medical pot over pills to deal with pain. MORE  

Former Australian Olympian Geoff Huegill And Wife Charged With Drug Possession

By McCarton Ackerman

Geoff Huegill continued his post-Olympics spiral into depression and addiction when he and his wife, Sarah Hills, were busted carrying cocaine. MORE  

Olympic Officials Begin Drug Testing, Vow To Catch Cheats

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite a stringent testing policy, many athletes feel that drug use will happen anyway. MORE  

Michael Johnson Says Drug-Free Sports World Is Impossible

By McCarton Ackerman

Even though he was "let down" by 2000 Olympic relay teammate, Antonio Pettigrew, in the past, Johnson has admitted that there's not much anyone can do. MORE  

Kenya Building First Athlete Drug Testing Center

By McCarton Ackerman

With a growing number of positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs, Kenya looks to curb accusations of pervasive doping among its athletes. MORE  

Adderall Use On The Rise In Major League Baseball

By McCarton Ackerman

Buried under the high-profile steroid cases involving Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun is the growing use of stimulants by pro baseball players. MORE  

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