On Thursday, Doc Gooden missed a scheduled appearance alongside Darryl Strawberry and other former Mets at a WFAN event. Strawberry expressed deep concerns about Gooden and “addiction,” leading Gooden to tell the New York Daily News that he missed the appearance because of a minor health issue, and that Strawberry’s…
Missouri indefinitely suspended quarterback Maty Mauk Monday night, after a video surfaced on Twitter that shows a man, allegedly Mauk, snorting a line of something, allegedly cocaine.
Two packed buses set out from Cali, Colombia this weekend heading towards Santiago, Chile to deliver dozens of soccer fans to the site of the two countries’ World Cup qualifying match. Unbeknownst to the fans, they were accompanied by over 1,000 lbs. of cocaine, discretely hidden underneath the seats and floor.
Last Friday, we republished Pete Axthelm’s great old profile on Ken Stabler, the swashbuckling former NFL quarterback who died at the age of 69 last week. In that profile is an unbelievable anecdote about a “prank” that is impossible to imagine happening in today’s NFL.
Because that's exactly what it looks like. What else could new Brazil manager Dunga's accusatory staring, finger pointing, and aggressive nostril rubbing aimed at a member of Argentina's coaching staff realistically mean? Here's a gif:
Yesterday, golfer Dustin Johnson released a statement saying he would be stepping away from the game to take care of "personal challenges." According to a report today on Golf.com, Johnson was suspended six months for testing positive for cocaine. He's allegedly failed three drug tests since 2009, one for weed and…
Yes, they race pigeons in Belgium. And apparently, not all of these pigeons race The Right Way.
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New Mexico police are saying that boxer Johnny Tapia was found dead at his house on Sunday. They do not suspect foul play. Apparently he was the victim of having been Johnny Tapia for 45 years.
Brien Taylor, the can't-miss prospect who missed, was arrested yesterday on a whole mess of drug charges. This comes after an undercover operation by the Carteret County (NC) Sheriff's Office, in which cops allegedly purchased large quantities of crack and cocaine from him.
Flame-throwing Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario—who missed all of 2011 and part of the 2010 season—faces a 25-game suspension at the start of this season because of a positive cocaine test, he told reporters today. Belisario said he couldn't leave Venezuela last year because he had tested positive for cocaine at some…
Via the Boston Globe: "Dennis 'Oil Can' Boyd's new tell-all book, 'They Call Me Oil Can: My Life in Baseball,' which hits bookstores in June, should be a blockbuster if the stories are similar to what the former Red Sox pitcher told WBZ's Jon Miller yesterday at JetBlue Park. Boyd, who spent eight of his 10 major…
It's time for some uplifting news from the good folks at E:60! It's a rare occasion when "club in Long Island" is not the most soul-wrenching part of a story, but this is one of those times.
When young outfielder Tyson Gillies came to the Phillies organization via the 2009 Cliff Lee-to-Seattle trade, they probably didn't expect that cops would find him on the side of the road waving his shirt all happy-like, and cocaine in the backseat of the car in which the cop drove him home. But they did.
Like the rest of us, Charlie Sheen will die one day, but for a man to so blatantly defy whatever mores that exists in the universe while he fast-tracks to death is truly winner-worthy.
SI.com narc Jon Heyman reports that Ron Washington, the Rangers' 57-year-old manager and all-around swell guy, indulged in a popular but illicit recreational drug last year. "I did make a mistake," he tells SI.com, speaking very, very quickly. [SI.com]