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Diego Maradona Admits Past Drug Use Has Caught Up to Him

By McCarton Ackerman

The Argentinian soccer legend admitted that his cocaine and alcohol abuse hindered his potential while damaging his health. MORE  

World Cup and Alcoholism

By Romina Mazzaferri

The final game between Germany and Argentina is this Sunday, but is the greatest global sporting event a perfect storm for alcoholism? Our Argentinean correspondent reports . . . . MORE  

U.S. Goalie Tim Howard Drug Tested After Record-Breaking Performance

By McCarton Ackerman

Howard was one of the two randomly selected players FIFA picked after he blocked a record 16 shots on goal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Cyclist Diego Ulissi fails doping test, Stevie J tests positive for coke and weed, and New York cop found drunk and naked after receiving medal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brent released from prison after DUI conviction, English World Cup fans buying cocaine in favelas, and drunk man rescued from ocean punches lifeguard. MORE  

Bracing for World Cup, Brazil Arrests Major Cocaine Supplier

By John Lavitt

Brazilian authorities have gone above and beyond in their attempts to sanitize the drug and crime-infested favelas surrounding the World Cup site. MORE  

Soccer Chief Can't Bear Booze-Free World Cup

By Will Godfrey

"You might be better off saying don't come," the chairman of England's Premier League tells World Cup hosts Qatar. MORE  

Brazil Congress to Vote on World Cup Alcohol Sales

By McCarton Ackerman

Budweiser's sponsorship of the 2014 World Cup could sway Brazil to revise a law banning booze at games. MORE  

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