The NFL once seemed invincible. But recent developments -- illegal hits, longterm health hazards, misbehaving players, continuing drug issues -- have football's reign over American sports in jeopardy.
In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Howard Bryant writes that it's time for the NFL to embrace a drug that can help relieve players of their pain: marijuana.
In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant argues against those who want to absolve Lance Armstrong's crimes because of the good he has done outside the competition. Bryant says you can't separate the two.