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What the Heck is Going On at Iowa?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    12 players overexert to the point of hospitalization?

  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I'm guessing they got into CrossFit.

  3. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Surprised this didn't get more buzz here....really ugly story, kids peeing brown from kidney distress. 13 go to the hospital.

    Gregg Doyle (who has become one of my favorite tweeters, can't believe I just typed that but it's true) did a great job with this:

  4. murphyc

    murphyc Well-Known Member

    Ferentz to the NFL?
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Sounds like the old Medina Sessions from Meat on the Hoof.
  6. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    First day on the job here, first hour, the ME tells me a handful of local HS players are in the hospital. They and others had what the Iowa players had, plus compartment syndrome.

    There's probably HR paperwork I never got around to filling out. What a first day/hour/week/month.
  7. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Just shared this story with my wife, who's a registered nurse. As soon as I said "rhabdomyolysis" she said, "They're on drugs."
  8. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    That was my thought too. The players were in different workout groups and would have been doing different lifts since they didn't all play the same position. My guess is they were using some kind of supplement the trainers didn't know about.
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Is that related to uromysitisis?

  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    " The Dubuque Boys -- How 10 Days in Hell With Ferentz Turned Them Into A Championship Team"
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Boom is having a better month than Blake Griffin.
  12. Turtle Wexler

    Turtle Wexler Member

    Ding, ding, ding.

    I want to know what Doyle has to say about it when this comes out. Who does he think should be fired then?
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