toradol

NFL

After The NFL, Pot Saved Boo Williams' Life. He's Trying To Return The Favor.

Before he broke through for an improbable NFL career, marijuana helped Boo Williams cope with a struggle that nearly broke him. After football, he's trying to help.
David Davis
11.3.16
NFL

The NFL's New Drug Policy Could Help the Home Team

The NFL changed the way prescription medications will be handled in stadiums. This may give the home team an advantage.
Aaron Gordon
5.21.15
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Kyle Turley on Playing Numb

Kyle Turley reflects on the long-term effects of playing through injuries by using team-prescribed painkillers and the hypocrisy of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
VICE Sports
2.19.15
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Keith McCants on the War Within

Keith McCants reflects on losing control as mental and physical pain took over his life.
VICE Sports
2.12.15
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Nate Jackson on “Hurt” vs “Injured”

Former NFL tight end and writer Nate Jackson talks about hitting the streets for more painkillers to be able to keep playing.
VICE Sports
2.5.15
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Marcellus Wiley and The False Choice

NFL veteran and ESPN commentator Marcellus Wiley discusses his use of toradol and the renal failure that he suffered as a result.
VICE Sports
2.2.15
painkillers

USC Football Team Doctor Admits to Ignoring FDA and NCAA Painkiller Regulations

Doctors are supposed to tell patients what medications they're using and the risks they carry, but USC's team doctor couldn't be bothered to do either.
Aaron Gordon
1.6.15