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The Year In ... Substance Abuse

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It's the final day of our end-of-year retrospectives, as Charles Barkley gets in just under the wire with his arrest on suspicion of DUI. Today: Substance abuse!

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John Daly arrested for drunkenness at Hooters? Next you're going to tell me that Otis apparently shows up bombed at the Mayberry jail. (The PGA was not amused).

• A brilliant plan to get out of a DUI ... offer sex with your girlfriend. I see no way this can fail.

Isiah Thomas mistook sleeping pills for Reese's Pieces, blamed it on his daughter.

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• Travis Henry thought he was in a Scorsese movie.

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• Roger Clemens does not recall bleeding through his pants.

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John Rocker was on steroids? Is there nothing to believe in?

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• Barry Bonds; still unemployed, but looking fabulous.

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• Steroid dealer had unfortunate nickname.

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The Dirty.com's Nik Richie is hit with about 12 metric tons of karma.

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Marcus Vick nabbed for DUI ... by bicycle officer.

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Carmelo Anthony was not drunk. He just has poor balance!

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• Ah yes, I remember the drunk Zamboni driver story like it was yesterday. Wait, it was yesterday.

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Jack Kent Cooke's daughter gets drunk and bitchy. Let's watch the fun.

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• For the Indiana Hoosiers, success was a drug. Unfortunately, so was drugs.

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• What really got Shanahan fired.

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OK, lunch time, everyone.