Law & Policy: Drugs & Alcohol
Random Drug Testing Still Topic of Debate at High School
by JANE FORD-STEWART firstname.lastname@example.org, Muskego-New Berlin (WI) April 2014
Muskego - After listening to residents speak for and against starting random drug testing at Muskego High School, the Muskego-Norway School Board seemed no closer to deciding the issue Monday.
High School Gives Coach 'Second Chance' After DUI
by Jesse Smithey March 2014
Sweetwater High School reinstated Craig Moser as football coach last week. Rex Rhodes, the school’s athletic director, confirmed the decision to the News Sentinel by phone Thursday. Moser missed the 2013 season after he stepped down in late July following a July 26 arrest for driving under the influence.
U. of Minnesota Seeks Permanent Stadium Alcohol Sales
by MAURA LERNER; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) February 2014
The University of Minnesota is ready to make beer and wine sales a permanent fixture at Gopher football games. After a two-year experiment, university officials found "no significant increase" in alcohol-related incidents at TCF Bank Stadium, according to a report this week to the Board of Regents. In fact, there were fewer police calls about rowdy or drunken fans in 2013 than in 2010, two years before the on-site beer and wine sales began.
Seahawks' Carroll Open to Exploring Pot's Med Benefits
by TOM MAHON; Daily News Staff Writer email@example.com January 2014
Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll says it's time to reconsider banning pot in the NFL. Now before you get your shoulder pads all twisted, take note: He's talking medicinal purposes only.
NCAA (Finally) Issues Punishment Against U. of Miami
by Michael Gaio October 2013
It's been more than two years, but the NCAA finally issued its punishment on the University of Miami following an investigation into the school's athletic department.
Prep Athlete Plays Designated Driver, Gets Suspended
by Michael Gaio October 2013
A high school volleyball player in Massachusetts has been suspended for five games and stripped of her status as team captain for doing something most of us would consider a good deed.
Is There a Steroid Problem in Military Fitness Centers?
by John Agoglia September 2013
Like other athletes, the pressure to perform better has some military members turning to performance enhancing drugs.
'Keg Race' Led Cornell to Nix Men's Fall Lax Season
by Paul Steinbach September 2013
Monday marked the beginning of National Hazing Prevention Week. The day also brought word that a Cornell University investigation into alleged hazing activity within its men's lacrosse program concluded that upperclassmen had coerced freshmen into drinking beer as part of a "keg race," which resulted in several players vomiting.
Hazing Leads Skidmore to Cancel Spring Soccer Season
by Paul Steinbach February 2013
Skidmore College officials informed the school's men's soccer team Thursday that its spring schedule had been cancelled following an investigation into an off-campus hazing incident last fall.
NFL to Players: Pot Now Legal for Some, But Don't Smoke It
by Michael Popke — AB Managing Editor November 2012
Just because recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado and Washington - thanks to voters approving constitutional amendments in those states Tuesday - doesn't mean NFL players can smoke it.