"I had back surgery, and the year I was off, I was smoking marijuana during that period of time," New York Knicks president said.
On Friday, Kerr became the latest high-profile sports figure to advocate for the use of marijuana as a way to deal with chronic pain.
If he gets caught again, Seantrel Henderson will be banned for life.
Many NFL players are finding that marijuana offers a safer alternative to pain management than anti-inflammatory medication and are beginning to push for the NFL and the NFL Players Association to reconsider the substance abuse rules that the two sides negotiated.
Kyle Turley believes marijuana counters the effects of CTE and he wants the NFL to allow players to use it.
Changes in the country's attitude toward marijuana use may be taking effect in football.
“Skiing is a very creative sport…your brain just goes to this flow state where you’re not even thinking, you’re just skiing, and cannabis just helps you get into that zone.”
A majority of NFL players feel that use of chemical painkillers would be reduced if the league allowed a therapeutic use exemption for marijuana use.
Jim McMahon will appear on ‘Thursday Night Football’ in his home state stumping not for the navy blue and orange — but for green.
Apart from the reality that it’s the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do for the business of the NFL.
The NFL continues an authoritarian stance on marijuana use while team doctors still dole out powerful and addictive painkillers.
Cannabis is quickly becoming a popular supplement for athletes, and it can help you, too.
BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.
Former NY Giants defensive lineman Leonard Marshall has partnered with a New Jersey pharmacy to market medical marijuana.
How the retired QB is trying to save the NFL with medical marijuana.
There is a growing community of athletes that believe cannabis can improve athletic performance.