UCLA Confirms SI Exposé on Player Drug Use

Early Tuesday SbB reported on Twitter that SPORTS ILLUSTRATED planned to publish a story detailing drug use within the UCLA basketball program.

The investigative piece, which SbB has been told recounts marijuana usage by players who have since departed the program, was addressed by UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland at his weekly press conference in […]

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Highlights From Oregon Football Stars Traffic Stop

Highlights from the Cheech and Chong-inspired Cliff Harris and Darron Thomas “we smoked it all!” traffic stop:

Included:

Harris saying, “we smoked it all” when asked by Oregon State Patrol officer, “whose got the marijuana in the car?“

Harris at one point claiming he had no drivers license of any kind. (OSP officer: “Do you have an […]

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Killjoy: Star Iowa Receiver’s Seven Drug Charges

Back in September, Iowa Hawkeyes star wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos posted this message on his Facebook account:

Finally Captain Kirk has put my issues with the media to bed! For those who read his comments today, there you have it! Coach Killjoy and Mr. Fun-Haver have reached a mutual agreement - Playing time over T.V. time! […]

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Cushing’s Father Defends Son On Message Board

Saturday Lance Zierlein of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE wrote that since Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has returned from his PEDs suspension, he’s not been able to recapture the level of play that made him the NFL’s first and only two-time 2009 NFL defensive rookie of the year.

Zierlein on Cushing’s first four games back with Houston:
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We Call That Prescription Medication In California

Wednesday during a live shot outside AT&T park in San Francisco, Dallas KXAS-TV reporter Newy Scruggs narc’d on some Giants fans taking a toke or six whilst tailgating.

(Now let’s get a locals perspective from Rick Chandler)
Scruggs set the scene thusly (video below):
People are nice here, we’re not in New York. No one’s gonna be […]

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2 Wash. St. Players: 38 Marijuana Plants At Home

Vince Grippi of the SPOKANE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW reports today that Sunday morning two Washington State football players were arrested in Pullman on drug charges for allegedly having over three dozen marijuana plants in their residence.

(Agronomy Gone Wrong?)
Pullman police arrested redshirt freshman backup linebacker Jamal Atofau and redshirt freshman Andre Barrington, who is academically ineligible this […]

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IncompreHennsible: Artest Quitting Booze, Herb

Kevin Ding of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER recently reported on the longest shot likely to be attempted by a Laker this season.

(Doesn’t dude know what this could do to his rap career?)
No, not Kobe launching a last second three-ball against the Raptors.
Ding noted from Lakers training camp on Saturday that Ron Artest is claiming […]

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Masoli Sent Ole Miss ‘Scholarship Release Papers’

Ron Higgins of the MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL reports today that Ole Miss football coach has confirmed that former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, “has sent Ole Miss his scholarship release papers from Oregon.”

(Masoli now shopping for a school after his dismissal)
In a text message, Nutt said that Masoli, “e-mailed us his release as I’m sure […]

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Armstrong: Charity As Shield Against Investigation

In case you haven’t been paying attention, the walls are finally closing in on Lance Armstrong. The bloodhound Federal investigator who forever tainted Barry Bonds, Jeff Novitzky, is now on Armstrong’s trail and by all indications, it isn’t going to end well for the cyclist.

(Armstrong’s Barry Bonds-esque prickly personality fueling investigation?)
In order to nail […]

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Colorado Fans! Your Official Pac-10 Merch Is Here!

Whether it’s the 2014 roadie to Berkeley or a midnight spin to Krispy Kreme with co-Pilot Pete Coors …

… the perfect gift for the Colorado fan in your life! (With an acute sensitivity to light.)

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