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  1. Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed

    A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL Wednesday, writing that the agreement between the league and the union should address the dangers involved when teams give painkillers to players.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  2. New York trainer Cannizzo suspended, fined

    New York trainer David Cannizzo has been suspended 45 days and fined $6,000 by the New York State Gaming Commission after three horses he trains tested positive for a painkiller marketed under the name Darvon.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  3. The Best Holiday Shopping Partner: A Capuchin Monkey

    Studies showthinking a wine with an expensive price tag tastes better than the same wine labeled with a cheaper price. Although it's other studiespeople thought a painkiller worked better when they paid a higher price for it. But that...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  4. You Know Me, I’m Your Friend: DEA Raids and the NFL’s...

    Charles P. Pierce

    My favorite sporting event of all time is the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place in St. Louis. It was the very strangest part of the very strangest Olympics ever held. A gymnast with a wooden leg won three gold medals. The Games were held in con...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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