Six NFL players, including Pro Bowler Sheldon Richardson, were suspended for testing positive for a substance of abuse (most likely marijuana) or PEDs in July. Two more players, including perennial All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates, tested positive for a PEDs.
Dodger infielder Juan Uribe hit three home runs on Sept. 9, 2013 against the Diamondbacks. After the game, at his locker, Uribe's marijuana hat was on display. He was traded to the Mets on July 24, 2015.
Former Yankee Joe Pepitone reminisces about the time he turned his '60s teammate Mickey Mantle on to pot.
Injured Thunder forward Kevin Durant was filmed with a prescription bottle filled with marijuana outside a club in Los Angeles on May 23. It fell out his vehicle as he was being pursued by paparazzi.
Two top prospects faced repercussions going into the 2015 NFL Draft due to marijuana. Despite being busted for pot on Apr. 26, Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray was taken in the first round. Nebraska linebacker Randy Gregory, who failed a drug test in February, fell to the second round.