Law & Policy: Drugs & Alcohol
Texas Calls $10 Million HS PED Program a Waste
by Jim Vertuno March 2015
After the massive public high school steroids testing program caught just a handful of cheaters, Texas lawmakers appear likely to defund the program this summer.
UT Finds Sex with Player 'Consensual'; Accuser Stunned
by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean February 2015
She was just three weeks into her freshman year at the University of Tennessee — her first-choice college — when one Saturday night party derailed all of her plans.
Prep Basketball Coach Replaced Amid Pot Charges
by TOM SKIBOSH and JANE FORD-STEWART February 2015
Brandon Mattox has been appointed interim boys basketball coach at New Berlin West High School to replace coach Christophe rFoley, who was arrested Friday night for possession of marijuana.
Police: Zamboni Driver Drunk at Prep Hockey Game
by The Bismarck Tribune February 2015
Police say a Fargo man was drunk while operating a Zamboni Friday night at a high school hockey game.
Jury: Vanderbilt Rape Defendants Guilty on All Charges
by Michael Gaio January 2015
Two former Vanderbilt football players who once had promising futures are now convicted rapists. A Nashville jury found Brandon Vandenburg, 21, of Indio, Calif. and Cory Batey, 21, of Nashville guilty of a total of 16 felony charges after raping an unconscious former student in a Vanderbilt dorm on June 23, 2013. Two other defendants, Brandon Banks and Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie, who are also former Vanderbilt football players, are also accused in the case. They are awaiting trial.
Prep Parent Tailgating Prompts Alcohol, Tobacco Ban
by Shannon Hall firstname.lastname@example.org 812-464-7624 January 2015
The Warrick County School Corp. wants to spread the word that alcohol and tobacco will no longer be tolerated on its properties.
U. of New England AD Resigned Days After OUI Arrest
by Glenn Jordan, Staff Writer January 2015
Kimberly J. Allen, who resigned as athletic director at the University of New England earlier this week, was arrested early Monday in Westbrook and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol.
Boston Marathon Joins Global Fight Against PEDs
by JOHN CONNOLLY January 2015
The Boston Marathon and the five other members of the World Marathon Majors group have agreed to financially support a new testing facility in East Africa that will help the sport in its fight against performance-enhancing drugs.
Oregon Loses Two Football Players to Positive Drug Tests
by Associated Press January 2015
Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington and running back Ayele Forde will not play in tonight's national championship game after positive NCAA drug tests, coach Mark Helfrich said Saturday.
Liquor License Keeps Stadium Authority Together For Now
by RICK WILLS January 2015
Butler's stadium authority is unlikely to disband as fast as its members intended when they voted to do so last month. The authority runs Kelly Automotive Park, home of the minor league Butler BlueSox baseball team, and owns a liquor license it can neither sell nor transfer.