Guest Blog: The Many Faces Of Marijuana In Professional Sports

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Guest Post By Rachel Stires When someone mentions major athletes, it’s easy for a particular person to come to mind. Whether it’s one of your favorite football players or a recent Olympic gold medalist, there are many different faces that have been burned into our memories when talking about sports. This includes the scandalous, the Read the full article…

Mile 'High' Denver Gets No NBA Pot Pass

For now, and for the foreseeable future, the NBA will continue to stand for NoBodyAllowed when it comes to partaking in Colorado's newest participant sport, with the collective-bargaining agreement calling for mandatory testing and penalties for usage.

COLORADO:  It was, as the Denver Post put it, “a historic swirl of commerce and cannabis” this past week in Colorado, as the nation’s first legal sales of recreational marijuana began. To a degree, the Miami Heat couldn’t help but get caught up in that swirl (but not the smoke). First, because they were involved in the last game Read the full article…

Is Marijuana The Secret Ingredient For NFL Success?

Hurd estimates about half of the NFL gets high during the season. The reasons for lighting up mimic the rest of society: diffusing stress, inducing relaxation and dealing with pain. Though illegal in 48 states, pot appears to be a pretty decent predictor of NFL success.

TEXAS: UPDATE: U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis sentenced Sam Hurd to 15 years in prison for drug trafficking. He was facing 10 years to life.   The tale of disgraced NFL star Sam Hurd is undeniably tragic. The former Dallas Cowboy will pay dearly (if not unfairly) for his transgressions when he is sentenced for his alleged role in Read the full article…