"He needs cannabis," a NFL source says about Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson, who suffers from Crohn's disease and has been suspended twice this season for failing drug tests. "You can't take painkillers with the way his intestines are."
The No. 9 college football team in the country may lose several players after five Notre Dame Fighting Irishmen were charged with marijuana possession during a traffic stop 45 miles south of South Bend on Aug. 19.
Four-time Olympian Michael Phelps won six more medals - five of them gold - at in Rio this week, upping his totals to 23 gold and 28 medals overall. Phelps says this is his last Olympics.
Six weeks following his release by the Ravens, veteran offensive tackle Eugene Monroe has decided to retire from the NFL after just seven years in the league. Monroe has taken a stance in favor of medical marijuana in the last year.
Eleven NFL players are either currently suspended or will be suspended for the start of the 2016 season. In the NBA, guard O.J. Mayo (two years) and forward Mitch McGary (five games) have been banned. All ran afoul of the leagues' drug-use policies.