It’s become increasingly clear over the past decade that NFL players are at very high risk of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy. For many people familiar with the research that has been done to date, there’s not much question that this risk is real. That’s why the evidence in a new study published on Tuesday is […]

A vote has been made on the NFL’s new policies for both substances of abuse and performance enhancing drugs. Not one team voted against the new terms.  Under the new rules, the threshold for a positive test for marijuana will increase to 35 ng/ml from the previous limit of 15 ng/ml. There will be additional steps […]

A source told ESPN that the renegotiation of the NFL’s drug policy, which has been going on since 2011 and includes testing for human growth hormone, will also significantly increase the threshold for a positive marijuana test and reduce the punishments for violations involving that drug. The source said the NFL’s policy on marijuana is outdated, […]