Jurevicius Sues Browns Over Staph Knee Infection

You might recall last year, among the myriad problems befalling the Cleveland Browns that led to Romeo Crennel’s ouster, was the strange case of staph infections that ran through the team’s training facility. No, not everyone got it, but several did, including TE Kellen Winslow and WR Joe Jurevicius. Jurevicius had to sit out the entire season, as a matter of fact, as he received treatment in his knee for the dangerous infection.

Joe Jurevicius

(He sure seems happy. By the way, be very, very thankful we didn’t choose to run a result from a “staph infection” search. Seriously. Don’t even satisfy your curiosity on this one.)

Jurevicius ended up getting cut, presumably because having a staph infection ravage your knee is especially bad for the prospects of a mildly productive 34-year-old wide receiver, so as ESPN.COM reports, he’s taking the rather remarkable step of actually suing the team and the medical facility where he contracted the infection:  Read more…

Sexy Surfing Sweetie; Kobe Explains Getting High

Brewers fans might want to slip Prince Fielder a Wendy’s Triple or three.

• Meet Maya Gabeira, Brazil’s latest sexily stunning surfer star.

Maya Gabeira surfer

Kobe Bryant explains how he was able to leap a speeding Aston Martin in a single bound.

• A construction worker & Boston fan tries to jinx the new Yankee Stadium by burying a Red Sox t-shirt in the clubhouse concrete.

• The Steelers’ Najeh Davenport has his assault charges dumped.

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Browns Find Winning Won’t Cure All (Like Staph)

Joe Jurevicius joined the legions of Clevelend Browns players hooked up to antibiotics IVs and undergoing follow-up surgeries due to a staph infection. The CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER notes this makes six known Browns players in four years to contract this nasty infection.

Giant microbes

(Oh, sure… they look cute now…)

Jurevicius showed symptoms of the infection two weeks after surgery in January, apparently meaning he could have contracted it anywhere. Thankfully, he will heal nicely unlike LeCharles Bentley, who almost died.
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