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NFL Players Union Accepts Revised Drug Policy

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite players accepting the deal, tensions remain between both sides. MORE  

Baltimore's Chris Davis Suspended for Adderall Use

By Shawn Dwyer

The Orioles slugger was given a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines. MORE  

NFL Attempts To Finally Implement Revised Drug Policy

By McCarton Ackerman

While professional football tries to save face with Ray Rice, the NFL has been quietly negotiating a new drug policy with players. MORE  

Pot Less Dangerous Than Alcohol, NFL Players Say

By Paul Gaita

Despite changing attitudes toward weed nationally, the NFL still views smoking pot to be more harmful than beating one's wife. MORE  

Yet Another NFL Player Gets Suspended for Substance Abuse

By McCarton Ackerman

Kicker Matt Prater was suspended following a DUI hit-and-run in 2011. MORE  

Serena Williams Denies Being Drunk or On Drugs During Wimbledon Meltdown

By Shawn Dwyer

The current number one player in women's singles tennis claims she was 'dehydrated' and 'feverish' during a bizarre doubles match with her sister in July. MORE  

Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

By McCarton Ackerman

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year. MORE  

Biogenesis Founder Surrenders To DEA, Admits Steroid Scheme

By McCarton Ackerman

With Anthony Bosch now in custody, more PED-related suspensions are sure to follow. MORE  

Golfer Dustin Johnson Tested Positive For Cocaine

By Shawn Dwyer

This week, Johnson pulled out of competition and suddenly announced a leave of absence. Now we know why. 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  

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