It wasn't exactly the Stoner Bowl of two years ago when Seattle trounced Denver. But Super Bowl 50 featured the Broncos again, representing the Mile High city and state. In a defensive struggle, they defeated Carolina, 24-14.
One after another, former NFL players are calling on the league to allow marijuana as an alternative to numbing pharmaceuticals. In the last week, Jim McMahon, Ricky Williams and Kyle Turley have challenged the NFL's intransigence on the drug issue.
Celebrities keep jumping on the legal weed bandwagon. The latest is former NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson, who's says he's opening a store called Uncle Spliffy in Portland, where he began his career as a Blazer.
It's three strikes and you're benched in the NBA when it comes to using illegal substances, including cannabis. For Hornet forward Al Jefferson, his third violation has resulted in a five-game suspension, announced Dec. 9.
Despite the suspension of three of its players over the last week for drug violations, the unbeaten Carolina Panthers keep rolling. Frank Alexander, Stephen Hill and Wes Horton have all been banned by the NFL.