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  1. Former Dallas Mavericks big man Roy Tarpley dies at 50

    Tim MacMahon

    Former Dallas Mavericks center Roy Tarpley, whose star fizzled due to drug and alcohol problems, died Friday afternoon. He was 50.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2015
  2. Josh Gordon's 2014 season was mysterious, disappointing

    Pat McManamon

    Josh Gordon was both the biggest mystery and disappointment of the Cleveland Browns' 2014 season. Gordon was given a second life when the NFL reduced his substance-abuse suspension from the entire 2014 season to 10 games. The expectation was that ...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  3. Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon pleads no conte...

    Michael DiRocco

    Suspended Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon pleaded no contest to misdemeanor marijuana possession in Oklahoma.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  4. Video results for "substance abuse"

  5. Broncos pass on letting Brandon McManus kick

    Jeff Legwold

    ST. LOUIS -- When the Denver Broncos released kicker Matt Prater in early October and chose to stick with Brandon McManus, Prater was coming off a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy with a hefty contract in tow. Th...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  6. Audio results for "substance abuse"

  7. It's official: Browns WR Josh Gordon back 'without restriction' M...

    Jeremy Fowler

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's 10-game suspension for failing a substance abuse test will essentially be lifted the minute next week starts. The NFL told ESPN via email that Gordon, arguably the game's best receiver last season, ca...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  8. Von Miller of Denver Broncos said he knows what Aldon Smith of Sa...

    49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has another game left on his nine-game suspension for violations of the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policies, and Von Miller can't wait to see his buddy back on the football field.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  9. Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan contrite in return from ...

    James Walker

    Defensive end Dion Jordan says he's blessed and thankful that the Dolphins accepted him back after his six-game suspensions

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  10. Dolphins taking it 'one day at a time' with Dion Jordan

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins (3-3) are getting another key addition to their roster this week. Former 2013 No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan completed his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancement and substance abuse polic...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  11. Matt Prater of Detroit Lions went to rehab for alcohol abuse

    Michael Rothstein

    During his four-game suspension from the NFL for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy, new Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater spent time at a rehabilitation facility for treatment for his alcohol addiction.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  12. Ron Rivera on Frank Alexander: 'We're not tossing him aside'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There will be a spot for Frank Alexander with the Carolina Panthers when the defensive end returns from his second suspension of the season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Alexander began a 10-game suspension Wed...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  13. Jakar Hamilton is back to work

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Jakar Hamilton wasn't among the several players who had their suspensions reduced due to the new adjustments in the substance abuse and performance enhancing drug policies. Hamilton, a Cowboys safety, missed the first four g...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  14. Carolina Panthers' Frank Alexander suspended 10 more games

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander, scheduled to return Wednesday from a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, has been suspended for 10 more games for a second violation.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  15. Jakar Hamilton's suspension ends

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys safety Jakar Hamilton can return to meetings and practice this week now that his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy is over. Hamilton said his suspension came about because he failed ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  16. Dallas Cowboys' defensive snaps

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    IRVING, Texas -- Orlando Scandrick, who was suspended by the NFL for two games after violating its substance-abuse policy, played 51 snaps in his debut this season. He spent much of his time in the slot, while Morris Claiborne lined up outside and...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  17. Miami Dolphins DE Dion Jordan suspended 4 games for violating NFL...

    James Walker

    Dolphins DE Dion Jordan is suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on substance abuse.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  18. Key role awaits Alexander after suspension

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Catching up on the non-Greg Hardy happenings around the Carolina Panthers: Defensive end Frank Alexander, suspended for the first four games for violating the league's substance abuse penalty, made a rare appearance in the lock...

    Blog | September 18, 2014