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Although the terms DUI and drunken driving are often used interchangeably, most people know that the "I" in DUI can represent being intoxicated by alcohol or drugs.

Most people, that is, except Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, apparently. Bell was recently cited for marijuana possession during a traffic stop. According to the criminal complaint in that case, Bell told an officer, "I didn't know you could get a DUI for being high" before admitting that he had recently smoked marijuana and had a small amount in his possession, reports Pittsburgh's WPXI-TV.

Although Bell wasn't cited for DUI, why might his incriminating statement still come back to haunt him?

Punter Chris Kluwe, who became known more for his outspoken support of gay rights than his on-field play, has settled his dispute with his former team, the Minnesota Vikings.

Kluwe was threatening to sue the team for wrongful termination, claiming that his release from the Vikings last year was because of his support for same-sex marriage, not because of his performance on the field, reports The Associated Press.

What are the terms of the settlement reached by Kluwe and the Vikings?

The NCAA's board of directors voted Thursday to give the five largest football conferences the freedom to begin paying their athletes small stipends as part of their scholarship packages.

The vote came as the five largest conferences -- the Pac-12, Southeastern, Big Ten, Big 12, and Atlantic Coast conferences -- had threatened to splinter off to form their own association if not granted greater autonomy, according to Time. The vote comes amid ongoing lawsuits pitting players against the NCAA on the subject of athlete pay.

What do the new rules allow, and what are the current court cases that have big college sports programs worried?

The family of a University of California football player who died during an offseason workout with a school trainer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school.

The lawsuit filed by Ted Agu's family alleges "reckless and negligent behavior" by school staff in connection with Agu's death earlier this year, reports The Associated Press.

What does the family claim the school did wrong, and what will they need to prove liability in a wrongful death lawsuit?

College football powerhouse Ohio State University has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit over T-shirts that show silhouetted figures forming the letters "O-H-I-O" with their arms.

The Village People-esque flagless semaphore technique featured on Rhode Island-based Teespring Inc.'s T-shirt is a common sight at OSU football games -- so much so that the school had it trademarked in 2012, reports The Columbus Dispatch.

Can you really trademark things like that?

The NCAA has reached a $75 million settlement agreement in the various concussion cases filed against it, with new guidelines proposed for each of its member schools.

According to USA Today, the proposed settlement doesn't include any damages for the individual plaintiffs named in the suits, but it allows these players to file "separate personal injury lawsuits." The $75 million instead will go toward medical monitoring for current and former NCAA players, as well as research.

What else should fans know about this NCAA settlement?

With the launch of its new NFL Fantasy Ultimate Experience Leagues, the NFL is the first U.S. professional sports league to have its own pay-to-enter fantasy sports contests.

However, these new fantasy leagues aren't necessarily open to all U.S. football fans, according to Forbes. In fact, the NFL Fantasy Ultimate Experience Leagues' official rules prohibit fans in seven states from taking part because of possible conflicts with state law.

Which states are missing out, and why?

With NFL training camps set to open this week, two of the game's biggest defensive stars were wrapping up a little off-season defensive work in the courtroom.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy were both convicted in separate criminal cases last week, with Smith pleading no contest and Hardy being found guilty following a trial.

What were the players convicted of and how serious are their sentences?

Three high-profile athletes were stopped on pot charges within the past week, with some facing serious potential consequences.

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto was pinched on Wednesday for misdemeanor marijuana possession, although the player has been out this season with a knee injury. Meantime, college athletes in Alabama and Georgia were also arrested on marijuana charges which may block them from playing.

What do these allegedly pot-possessing athletes have to expect after their pot stops?

A high school football player is set to receive a $300,000 brain-injury settlement, despite his claims that he never agreed to the settlement.

In 2012, Michael Rouchleau and his parents sued the Three Forks School District for a life-altering traumatic brain injury he suffered while playing football for the school. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that the Rouchleaus and the district had reached a $300,000 settlement agreement last year, but Michael had recently changed his mind.

Why was the initial brain-injury settlement upheld?