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2014-03-27 12:24:50

Former NBA Champion and Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning Surprises Standout with Elite Honor METUCHEN, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Karl Towns, Jr. of St. Joseph High School (Metuchen, N.J.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Towns was surprised with the...

2013-03-13 23:00:49

The Sports Fan Playground announced that a variety of Miami Heat NBA merchandise, including jerseys, hats, and t-shirts, are marked down up to 60%, along with a variety of soccer apparel and equipment. Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Miami Heat NBA merchandise and various soccer equipment, including jerseys, shorts, cleats and more, are marked down up to 60% at the Sports Fan Playground. The Miami Heat mark down continues through the month of March, while the soccer equipment will...

2012-06-02 23:02:02

Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two. Her father, Jim Duquette, former Baltimore Orioles executive and New York Mets general manager, is a member of the board of directors of The NephCure Foundation, which funds research into the disease. The operation is set for June 4 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Former New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles executive and current MLB Radio host Jim Duquette will be donating his...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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