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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  

Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

Baseball Bans Yet Another Player For Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Oakland's Bartolo Colon is the second major leaguer this week to be suspended for drug use. MORE  

Ryan Leaf Faces Lock-Down Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Fifteen months of compulsory treatment could cut the former NFL QB and painkiller addict's sentence. MORE  

Leading Anti-Doping Expert Quits Over Gag

By May Wilkerson

A top sports doping expert accuses the anti-doping movement of "silencing" him, and resigns. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Canadian doctor for Tiger and A. Rod busted for drugs, Big Tobacco Eyes Alternatives to Smoky Cigarettes, and Legal Highs Draw Heat in New Zealand. MORE  

Did Lance Armstrong Dope his Way into Sports History?

By Dirk Hanson

Cycling legend Armstrong still in hot water over performance-enhancing drugs. MORE  

Hockey's Toughest Star Iced by Oxy and Alcohol

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Renowned as one of the toughest players in the National Hockey League, Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers died Friday of a drug overdose. He was 28. MORE  

Dock Ellis and the LSD No-Hitter

By Dirk Hanson

"I was functioning as a baseball player, but I was addicted to drugs and alcohol." MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Why Barry Bonds Struck Out, What We're Doing About the Army's Drug Epidemic, and How the Coke Crackdown Endangers Privacy Rights. MORE  

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