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  1. Assael - Is it time to weed out old rules on pot?

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael asks, with some states no longer banning marijuana, is it time for leagues to change their policies against recreational use?

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  2. How Spice helped lead to the downfall of the Auburn Tigers -- ESP...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael writes that as Auburn was barreling toward the 2010 national title, it was struggling to beat a perplexing drug problem. This is the story of how Spice helped lead to the quickest downfall of a BCS champ.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  3. A darker side to the downfall of the Auburn Tigers -- ESPN The Ma...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael investigates how synthetic marijuana toppled the Auburn Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  4. Kennedy, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama know politics can be a cont...

    Shaun Assael

    At the first of the three presidential debates, Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, on Wednesday will be proving something that John F. Kennedy learned more than a half century ago: Presidential politics is a contact sport. Las...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  5. NFL official Ed Hochuli tried to keep fellow referees sharp with ...

    Shaun Assael

    When the NFL's official referees take the field Sunday, they'll be out of practice, but they won't be rusty. And for that, you can thank Ed Hochuli, the 61-year-old Phoenix lawyer and veteran referee who will be helming the Bengals-Jaguars game. Duri...

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  6. Fifty years later, NFL blackouts remain an issue for fans

    Shaun Assael

    The San Diego Chargers held a moving ceremony on Sunday to honor Junior Seau at Qualcomm Stadium. As the Hall of Famer's family watched a tribute to his life on the JumboTron, Chargers who were wearing his No. 55 on their helmets choked back tears. B...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  7. Ex-Panther wideout Rae Carruth is at the center of scandal in Cha...

    Shaun Assael, additional reporting by Shelly Gepfert and Roxanne Jones

    The Rae Carruth case could expose the darkest secrets of Charlotte -- and everywhere else sports and sex rub against each other.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  8. Peyton Manning won't be the last star linked to stem cell therapy...

    Shaun Assael

    In ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, Shaun Assael writes that athletes constantly push the edge of science for an advantage, and that stem cell injections could be the great new frontier.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  9. The File: The doping in sports never stops, even after so many cr...

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael examines the doping cat-and-mouse game in sports, which continues despite high-profile crackdowns.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  10. NFL players not facing drug testing during NFL lockout period

    Shaun Assael

    Testing experts worry about lack of accountability; some players fear the unknown

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  11. The File: Protecting athletes from themselves

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael delves into the contracts for various leagues to see what types of clauses teams include to protect their players.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  12. ESPN The Magazine: When athletes can't keep up with their lifesty...

    Shaun Assael

    In a story for ESPN The Magazine, Shaun Assael writes about the pawn shops that financially overwhelmed athletes turn to when they are in need of a loan.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  13. The File: Chad Ochocinco's clothing dispute

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael delves deeper into the legal action taken against the Cincinnati Bengals' Chad Ochocinco after he refused to pay a bill issued by a Cincinnati-area clothing store, including an item by item record of what the wide receiver walked away with.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  14. The File: Why Super Bowl XLV could have been Super Bowl XLVIII

    Shaun Assael

    The File has unearthed correspondence between Joe Foss and Pete Rozelle, former commissioners of the AFL and NFL, respectively, discussing a potential Super Bowl matchup as early as 1963, four years before the two leagues would agree to play each other.

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  15. NFL: How one father protects his son from concussions

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael reveals how he keeps peace of mind while watching his son play football.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  16. NFL: Examining the medical treatments for concussions

    Shaun Assael

    Shaun Assael examines what on-field tests for conussions could soon eliminate some of the uncertainty of diagnoses.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011