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  1. NFLPA testifies that there was no way to press painkiller claims

    The NFL Players Association told the federal judge hearing a lawsuit against the league that the collective bargaining agreement did not provide a way for the union to press claims by former players that NFL teams routinely mishandled painkillers.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
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  4. Lions, Bengals among teams questioned by DEA agents

    The Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions both confirmed on Monday that they were one of the five NFL teams visited by federal drug enforcement officials Sunday as part of a check on how their medical staffs handle prescription drugs.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  5. NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

    The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  6. Reid set for Plymouth inclusion

    PA Sport

    Plymouth look set to include Reuben Reid in their starting line-up to face Carlisle.The striker had been taking painkillers for a hip problem but came through 86 minutes of their 1-0 win at Tranmere last weekend having netted the game's only goal and...

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2014
  7. Two charged in accidental overdose death of Derek Boogaard of New...

    A former minor league hockey player and a physician assistant have been charged in connection with the 2011 accidental overdose death of New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  8. 2014 Open Championship -- Ian Poulter has sore wrist, to play wit...

    Ian Poulter heads into the British Open with a sore right wrist, some positive thoughts from a third-place finish last year at Muirfield, and no -- and he means no -- memories of a missed cut at Royal Liverpool in 2006.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  9. DEA investigating potential painkiller use, abuse in NFL

    The DEA has launched an investigation into potential painkiller abuse in the NFL, the New York Daily News reported Saturday, citing three sources familiar with the probe.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  10. Jim Irsay of Indianapolis Colts discusses addiction

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay still isn't ready to discuss the details of his March arrest, but in an extensive interview Monday with The Indianapolis Star, he discussed his ongoing battle with addiction.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  11. Former Dallas Cowboys OL Gennaro DiNapoli faces drug charges

    A former National Football League player is facing charges of selling prescription painkillers from his Connecticut home.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  12. Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit

    Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  13. Adrian Peterson empathizes with ex-players suing NFL over painkil...

    Adrian Peterson empathizes with former players who are suing the NFL over painkillers and other medication they were given during their playing days.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  14. NFL - Painkillers lawsuit magnifies teams' responsibility to prot...

    Jim Trotter

    Players will do almost anything to stay on the field, which is why the NFL must do more to police painkillers, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  15. Excerpt on painkillers abuse in NFL from 'The King of Sports' by ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    An excerpt from Gregg Easterbrook's book looks at how painkiller abuse has joined head trauma as one of the NFL's ugly truths exposed by former players.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  16. Living with the Consequences

    • ESPN LA 710's Marcellus Wiley talks about why he decided to join former players in filing a lawsuit involving narcotics against the NFL, taking painkillers to play during his NFL career and more. Wiley • Attorney Steven Silverman dis...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2014
  17. Painkillers lawsuit shines light on NFL culture

    Johnette Howard

    The painkillers lawsuit exposes a backstage reality that is more deceitful and unhealthy than we realized, Johnette Howard writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  18. NFL illegally supplied risky painkilling drugs, former players al...

    A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014