Meningitis outbreak in the U.S. has so far claimed 23 lives. The death toll continues to raise as the government is trying to contain the disease. Tennessee’s death total in the outbreak rose to eight, the highest state total, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on its website. States reported 13 new cases of fungal meningitis, raising ... Read More »
Sept 28 (Infostrada Sports) – Standings from the NFL on Thursday AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE AFC EAST W L T OTL PF PA PCT 1. NY Jets 2 1 0 0 81 75 .667 2. Buffalo 2 1 0 0 87 79 .667 3. New England 1 2 0 0 82 64 .333 3. Miami 1 2 0 1 65 66 ... Read More »
Oakland Raiders Selected cornerback in third round
The Oakland Raiders have selected cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke with the first of their two third-round picks in the NFL draft. Van Dyke started just three games at Miami (Fla.) as a senior but blossomed at the NFL combine, where he ran a 4.25 40-yard dash. The 6-foot, 175-pounder played in 50 games and had three interceptions in four seasons ... Read More »
Welker was benched after comments about feet!
In the wake of his thinly veiled references to New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and his wife’s foot fetish video controversy, New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker was benched for the opening series by coach Bill Belichick. During a press conference, Welker made multiple references to feet. “I don’t feel anything,” Welker said. “I was just ready for the ... Read More »
Laurence Maroney Traded to the Denver Broncos
The Laurence Maroney story can finally be put to rest in New England. The Patriots traded the running back and a 2011 sixth-round pick to the Broncos on Tuesday for a 2011 fourth-round pick, according to ESPN.com, ending the rollercoaster ride known as Maroney’s career in Foxboro. Maroney, a 2006 first-round draft pick, never matched expectations, and his Patriots career ... Read More »
Fungus originated disease kills one million brown bats
A disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed approximately one million little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) in North America, say scientists. The research team report in the journal Science that this could drive the species to extinction in the north-eastern US in as little as 16 years.They examined 17 years’ worth of data gathered from bat colonies. A fungus associated ... Read More »
Swine Flu, Severe then 1957 Pandamic ?
Reports are now suggesting that the swine flu which has already infected people in 30 countries can be as severe as the 1957 “Asian flu” pandemic that was responsible for the death of 2 Million people. About 4 of 1000 people infected with the new H1N1 virus in Mexico by late April died. Now scientists are trying to determine if ... Read More »