Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:22 pm Virginia health officials warn of hepatitis A in strawberry smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe By Ali Rockett Richmond Times-Dispatch roanoke.com Virginia Department of Health offices say a cluster of hepatitis A cases may be associated with smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations in Virginia. Testing linked the illnesses […]
By Patsy Athanase and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria, Seychelles — The Seychelles’ Ministry of Health on Friday began a vaccination campaign against yellow fever, a response to an epidemic in mainland Africa, says a top official. The campaign will last for three months. An estimated 55,000 Seychellois — a little over half of the Seychelles’ population […]
McDonald’s briefly offered Step-it Activity Bands in Happy Meals. They were discontinued after reports that they irritated children’s skin. (Ian Hardy/MobileSyrup.com) McDonald’s plan to get children active by providing them with fitness trackers ended almost as quickly as it started. The fast-food company replaced the toys in its Happy Meals with pedometers, but soon scrapped the devices after “limited” reports surfaced […]
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Another week grinds with market action remaining muted as the “dogs days of summer” finally come to a close. But it is next week, as global Central Bankers converge on Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which may give the market some direction before the final push into the November elections. As Tyler Durden noted on Zerohedge: “Fed […]
Snoop Dogg’s son, former four-star recruit and UCLA receiver, is apparently rejoining us as a UCLA receiver. A brief timeline:
The story on Cordell Broadus as a sure-handed high school prospect was that he was no celebrity diva kid, with a family that understood football through and through.
USC fan father on son’s 2015 commitment […]
Greatness and great seasons do not completely overlap. A pointy football and a short season assure us of that. Some of the beauty of college football comes from how the structure of the season assures us of so much sports tragedy, so many what-ifs.
It’s probably a character flaw of mine that I think […]
The Pop Warner youth football organization has settled a lawsuit with the mother of a Wisconsin man who she says committed suicide because of brain injuries he suffered playing tackle football beginning at age 11, the organization said Wednesday. Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed. The woman, Debra Pyka of Hixton, Wisconsin, had sought $5 […]
PROVO — The BYU football team has developed a reputation for their up-tempo offense, but the new coaching staff isn’t afraid to slow down the pace of play during spring practices to focus on technique. Head coach Kalani Sitake feels that emphasis on technique is a priority. “We want to make sure to be assignment […]
When Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman fired Bill Cubit mere hours into Whitman’s tenure, he certainly caught the college football world by surprise and sent a message that he wants to overhaul a football program that’s been at the bottom of the Big Ten for quite a while. A few days later, when Whitman hired […]