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2010-02-09 13:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today at Rosen Shingle Creek, UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced Jay Gruden as Head Coach of the Florida Tuskers. Gruden previously served as Offensive Coordinator for the Tuskers. The Tuskers finished the season with a 6-1 record and an appearance in the UFL's Championship Game. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) "Jay Gruden was the natural choice as the next head coach of the Florida...

2009-12-02 13:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League announced today that Florida Tuskers QB Brooks Bollinger was selected as the 2009 Motorola Season MVP and Florida Tuskers Head Coach Jim Haslett was chosen as the 2009 Men's Wearhouse Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) Despite falling short of a perfect season with a loss in the Championship Game, the Florida Tuskers, led by Coach Haslett and Bollinger, had an...

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2009-09-01 14:52:34

The Detroit Lions patched up their quarterback corps Tuesday, signing Brooks Bollinger after Drew Stanton had an arthroscopic procedure on a knee. Stanton was hurt Saturday in a pre-season game against Indianapolis. The Lions also said Daunte Culpepper received eight stitches to close a cut on a toe that he injured Saturday in an accident at his home. He did not practice Monday and his status for Detroit's final pre-season Thursday against Buffalo has not been determined. Culpepper is...

2008-10-13 15:05:00

Irving, TX (Sports Network) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is expected to be sidelined for a month with a broken pinkie finger on his throwing hand. Romo was hurt on the first play of overtime in Sunday's 30-24 setback at Arizona, as he was stripped of the football by Chike Okeafor during a scramble. He stayed on the field for what turned out to be the final two offensive plays of the game -- both incomplete passes -- as the Cowboys lost on a blocked punt returned for a touchdown....

2005-10-10 09:45:00

NEW YORK -- Vinny Testaverde brushed off the rust of his brief retirement to lead the New York Jets to a 14-12 victory over the previously undefeated Tampa Bay Buccaners at the weekend. The 41-year-old, now the fourth-oldest quarterback to start an NFL game, completed 13 of 19 passes for 163 yards and inspired the Jets (2-3) to their first victory in three games. with the win over the Buccaneers (4-1) in New Jersey on Sunday. "You're talking about a guy who was sitting at home, and he came in...

2005-10-06 08:49:48

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The quarterback-depleted New York Jets will turn to 41-year-old Vinny Testaverde as their starter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend, the team said. "I feel that Vinny's a veteran guy who gives us a chance to make some plays in the passing game," Jets coach Herman Edwards told reporters. Testaverde, who signed with the Jets last week after starting quarterback Chad Pennington and backup Jay Fiedler suffered shoulder injuries, will replace third-team...

2005-09-27 16:14:13

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Jets starting quarterback Chad Pennington will likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn rotator cuff and 41-year-veteran Vinny Testaverde has been signed to help fill the void, head coach Herman Edwards said on Tuesday. Testaverde will back up third-team quarterback Brooks Bollinger, who will start on Sunday with both Pennington and regular backup Jay Fielder sidelined with shoulder injuries. "He will be our second quarterback," Edwards said....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'