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Practice Standouts (8/14): Odell Beckham shines

Here are my standouts from the Giants’ first fully padded practice in Detroit against the Lions. Quarterback Eli Manning: Sometimes, the obvious answer is the right answer. Eli Manning was fantastic. Passes didn’t hit the ground very often when Manning was under center. From the start of his day throwing during one-on-ones, up until the…

Bears’ top pick Smith has first team practice

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — The Chicago Bears are happy to finally have Roquan Smith in training camp after reaching an agreement with the Georgia linebacker following a monthlong holdout. The relief within Halas Hall was palpable on Tuesday afternoon as Smith, the eighth pick in the 2018 NFL draft, participated in his first Bears practice.…

Mayfield says Callaway has earned his respect

BEREA, Ohio — Cleveland Browns rookie wide receiver Antonio Callaway has had to work hard this past week to earn back the trust and respect of his teammates after being cited for marijuana possession and driving with a suspended driver’s license early last Sunday morning. The fourth-round pick from Florida still has the respect of…

Redskins release CB Orlando Scandrick

RICHMOND—Here is what you need to know on Tuesday, August 14, two days before the Washington Redskins host the Jets in their second preseason game.  Talking points The NFL officiating crew of Carl Cheffers visited the Redskins facility over the past couple of days to give their annual rules update seminar to the players, coaches,…

Vaping impacts lung’s immune cells, study says

The debate over the safety of e-cigarettes continues. A study by British and American researchers has found that atomizing the liquid of electronic cigarettes – something known as vaping – may result in a more toxic effect on cells that protect the respiratory system from infection. The research, published in the Journal Thorax, compared the…

San Francisco’s sidewalks are covered with human feces, so the city is launching a ‘Poop Patrol’ to deal with its No. 2 …

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Some San Francisco streets are so covered in human feces, the city is launching a “Poop Patrol” to clean the mess. The Poop Patrol will ride around the Tenderloin neighborhood in a vehicle equipped with a steam cleaner. San Francisco’s poop problem is a symptom of the housing crisis that has forced…

Johns Hopkins experts create opioid prescribing guidelines for 20 common surgical procedures

A Johns Hopkins expert panel of health care providers and patients have announced what is, to their knowledge, the nation’s first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines. The guidelines are based on the premise that opioid prescribing limits should be based on the operation performed rather than a blanket approach. The ranges offered for each…

Report Reveals Widespread Sexual Abuse By Over 300 Priests In Pennsylvania

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Lunch Lady Larceny? Cafeteria Workers Allegedly Stole Half A Million Dollars

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