Law & Policy: Drugs & Alcohol
SEC Likely to Discuss Allowing Stadium Beer Sales
by JOSH KENDALL; email@example.com May 2014
If beer sales are coming to an SEC stadium near you, South Carolina will not be leading the charge to bring them.
School District Sees Promising Results from Drug Testing
by Benjamin Wood, Deseret News May 2014
By Benjamin Wood Deseret News FARMINGTON - School officials in Davis County spoke highly of a new random drug testing policy Tuesday, with first-year feedback suggesting lower levels of drug use among student-athletes.
Latest Player Lawsuit Against NFL Cites Painkiller Use
by Nancy Armour, firstname.lastname@example.org, USA TODAY Sports May 2014
A group of retired players sued the NFL on Tuesday, claiming the league gave them powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories to keep them on the field, never warning them about the long-term dangers to their health.
Beer Sales at Youth Baseball/Softball Complex Debated
by CHRISTOPHER KUHAGEN; email@example.com, Waukesha NOW (WI) May 2014
Mike Laska painted a dark picture of what he believes could be the possibilities that can come from allowing alcohol to be sold at a youth baseball and softball complex.
After Dinner Honoring Him, Manhattan AD Gets DWI
by Howie Kussoy May 2014
Manhattan College athletic director Robert Byrnes was arrested last week on charges of driving while intoxicated, after being honored at an awards dinner at the campus' Draddy Gymnasium, The Post has learned.
Embattled Prep AD Decides Not to Return from Leave
by Leslie Bridgers firstname.lastname@example.org -- Staff Writer May 2014
Marc Sawyer, who was hired as Westbrook's director of athletics and activities less than two years ago, went on leave last week and has decided not to return, said Principal Jon Ross.
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.