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  1. 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
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  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Irsay 2012 interview on painkiller addiction

    Mike Wells

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, who faces four felony counts of possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested late Sunday night, sat down with ESPN's Hannah Storm in 2012 (starts at 1:43 mark) to talk about his substance abuse histor...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  16. Michael Wacha wins again in October as Cards even World Series

    Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 on Thursday night to tie the World Series at a game apiece.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  17. Denny Hamlin trying new treatment to avoid back surgery

    NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is trying a new treatment on his injured back in an effort to avoid offseason surgery.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  18. Autopsy: Cullen Finnerty died from pneumonia, had brain disease

    A former college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit after he became disoriented, possibly because of painkillers combined with having a degenerative brain disease.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013