General News Archive - June 20, 2003
Randy Ayers was promoted Friday from assistant to head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, who failed to land their first several choices to replace Larry Brown. Ayers, a former Ohio State coach, spent the last six seasons as Brown's assistant.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.