ESPN reporter Mark Fainaru-Wada examines the use of a drug said to be gaining popularity among pro athletes. “Purple Drank” is a mixture of prescription cough syrup, Sprite and Jolly Ranchers (no kidding, and no pun intended). Fainaru-Wada’s report, according to a summary of it provided by ESPN, will look at the “use of the drug-laced drink and the social and cultural phenomenon associated with it.” — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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