Dave Barnett, absent from Rangers television broadcasts since this bizarre moment on-air June 18, will take a leave of absence for the remainder of the 2012 MLB season for unstated medical reasons.
A virus better known for causing epidemics on cruise ships is blamed for making 229 attendees of the Washington State Cheerleading Championships sick with vomiting and diarrhea.
David Stern has been working late nights this week, as the NBA negotiations with federal mediator George Cohen have stretched into 15- and 16-hour days. The commish is beleaguered and tired and now he has the flu. Deputy commissioner Adam Silver told the press today that Stern would be "an active participant" in the…