JaMarcus Russell Arrested Over Codeine Syrup

Daniela Werner of the Mobile (Ala.) Press-Register reports that JaMarcus Russell was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance.

That controlled substance: codeine syrup.


Photo: “Marijuana Candy” Truck At Lakers Parade

Not much to talk about when it comes to the Lakers’ lead balloon parade today. The L.A.P.D., which had staffed downtown in preparation for a turnout of 500,000, reportedly estimated the crowd at a mere 65,000.

Thankfully though that didn’t stop the good folks from World Weed Candies from providing well-deserving Lakers fans along the parade […]


Poker Players: Marijuana, Speed, Valium, Cocaine

Researchers at Florida’s Nova Southeastern University recently polled World Series of Poker players in Las Vegas and semi-pro, amateur and recreational players from the U.S. and around the world to assess their use of drugs to enhance performance.

(Viagra somehow omitted from study results)
The results of the study, which were presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting […]


Blasberg Case Break? Police Raid Doctor’s Office

TMZ.com reports Sunday it has obtained documents confirming that four days after Erica Blasberg was found dead in her Las Vegas-area home, local police, “executed a search warrant on May 13 and raided the medical office and home of Dr. Thomas Hess.”

TMZ has specifics on what police were searching for:
Cops were on the hunt for […]


Gruesome Photo: Armstrong Unable To Save Face

Lance Armstrong Tweeted this photo after his crash at the Tour of California:

Think that’s bad? You haven’t seen Floyd.


NFLer Moss Evasive About Reportedly Taking HGH

Rick Maese of the WASHINGTON POST reports Thursday morning that Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss “received human growth hormone from Canadian doctor Anthony Galea, according to two sources familiar with the investigation.”

Dan Herbeck of the BUFFALO NEWS previously reported that Canadian Doctor Anthony Galea was accused this week by U.S. Federal prosecutors of, “drug […]


Carbo Ordered Keith Hernandez’s ‘Arms Broken’

In a recent ESPN Outside The Lines interview, 1975 Boston Red Sox World Series hero Bernie Carbo claimed that he tried to have Keith Hernandez’s “arms broken” a decade after his W.S. heroics.

On Sept. 6, 1985, Hernandez said under oath in a Pittsburgh courtroom that Carbo had first introduced him to cocaine.
Carbo’s response to […]


Cushing: Same Drug Canseco Caught Smuggling

NEW YORK TIMES reporter Judy Battista has the scoop on why Brian Cushing had HCG in his system when he was busted for the substance by an NFL drug test last September:

Battista’s Tweet was in response to ESPN’s Adam Schefter reporting on Twitter.com that Cushing had previously tested positive for HCG.
In regards to the positive […]


Video: 2nd Phils Field Crasher Had Drugs On Him?

One day after a 17-year-old fan ran onto the field at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park during a Phillies-Cardinals game, a 34-year-old man invaded the playing surface of the two teams last night.

During the ninth inning of the game, the 34-year-old jumped over a fence and walked along the warning track while waving his arms to […]


Big Ben To Girls: ‘All You Bitches, Take My Shots’

Ari Hait of Pittsburgh-based WTAE-TV files a report from Milledgeville, GA.,  that includes comments from a woman who claimed, “she was one of about 20 who partied with Ben Roethlisberger at a nightclub last week on the night that a female college student told police she was sexually assaulted by the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.”

Excerpts […]