Complaint: Le'Veon Bell Had No Idea He Could Get A DUI For Weed

WPXI in Pittsburgh has obtained and released part of the criminal complaint for Wednesday arrest of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount in Ross Township, outside of Pittsburgh. Yesterday, just before they played in a preseason game against the Eagles, the two were formally charged with marijuana… » 8/22/14 11:01am 8/22/14 11:01am

Ryan Malone Told Cop He Didn't Know Where All That Cocaine Came From

Free-agent forward Ryan Malone was arrested for DUI and cocaine possession back in April, and was bought out of his contract by the Tampa Bay Lightning in June. According to a police report obtained by the Tampa Bay Times, Malone told the arresting officer that he had no idea how a bag of cocaine got into his pocket,… » 8/13/14 10:13am 8/13/14 10:13am

Here Are 9 More Media Companies That Test Employees for Drugs

Earlier this month, Gawker named eight big media companies that continue to screen prospective employees for drug consumption. This drew dozens of emails and hundreds of comments from working journalists willing to talk about their own company’s testing practices. It’s time to spill their secrets. » 7/25/14 8:18am 7/25/14 8:18am

Alabama Man Arrested At Alleged Drug Den: "I'm Innocent. Roll Tide."

Yesterday, a local news crew from Birmingham, Alabama, accompanied police officers on a drug raid. The raid ended with many Alabama dudes, handcuffed and shirtless, being badgered by a reporter outside of their suspected drug den. One of these wonderful Alabama men seized the opportunity to make his college football… » 5/22/14 11:59am 5/22/14 11:59am

How To Cheat, Do Drugs, And Succeed At Baseball, By Dock Ellis

We're big fans of Dock Ellis, obviously, so we enjoyed this latest animated short, narrated by the man himself and excerpted from Donnell Alexander's Beyond Ellis D. Honestly, listening to Dock Ellis talk about drugs, cheating, and Gaylord Perry is almost as much fun as listening to Vin Scully talk about anything. » 4/24/14 11:44am 4/24/14 11:44am

Olympics and PEDs: Meet the New War on Drugs, Same as the Old War on…

The overlords of the world's anti-doping movement really want you to focus on Lance Armstrong. He's as unsympathetic a character as Barry Bonds, with his bullying, posturing and all-around ass-holery. So since they worked hand-in-glove with federal agents to expose Armstrong's doping operation, and cornered him into … » 2/06/14 1:40pm 2/06/14 1:40pm

The Gateway-Drug Myth Goes to Pot

"I've got a fat lip," President Barack Obama told New Yorker editor David Remnick on an Air Force One flight this fall, while munching away on Nicorette. The injury resulted from a blow to the face during the president's favorite stress-reliever—basketball. And since he was in Washington, D.C. at the time of the… » 1/24/14 4:27pm 1/24/14 4:27pm

​People Are Getting High On An Actual Drug Called "Nintendo"

That headline isn't a euphemism—people are actually getting high on an actual drug called "Nintendo." A potent club drug bearing the name and logo of the famed Japanese video game company has been spotted by drug watchdogs in Belgium. It sounds like it'll get you high as fuck, too. » 1/23/14 7:06pm 1/23/14 7:06pm

Documents: Rob Ford Did "Hezza," Tried to Buy Crack Video With a Car

It turns out that Gawker wasn't the only entity desperately trying to buy video footage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack. According to newly released passages of a sworn police affidavit filed in Toronto court, Mayor Ford may have attempted to purchase the video himself well before Gawker even knew about its… » 12/04/13 9:53pm 12/04/13 9:53pm

Here's What Crack Actually Does To Your Brain

You know Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoked crack. But scientifically, do you know what crack does to the brain, and how its side effects manifest? Here's AsapSCIENCE with a quick and dirty rundown on how crack works and its side effects, including the gross, gross, gross delusional parasitosis, which I thought was… » 11/20/13 12:28pm 11/20/13 12:28pm