Brian McCarthy

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Former Players: NFL Teams ‘Conspired’ To Push Painkillers

The theory that painkillers were pushed to NFL players to keep them on the field has has circulated for years.

Now hundreds of former players are bringing the issue to court after they filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs often illegally obtained and provided painkillers to players.

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DEA Agents Raid NFL Medical Staffs After Games

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

11/17/2014

NFL player Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings walks to a court appearance at the Montgomery County municipal building in Conroe, Texas. (Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail Time With Plea Deal

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case.

11/04/2014

M.I.A. performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

M.I.A. Flips Bird In Super Bowl Halftime Show

The NFL and a major television network are apologizing for another Super Bowl halftime show.

CBS4–02/06/2012