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2011-06-28 14:42:16

Some baseball superstitions are accepted as cold, hard truth. But in the world of physics, the most accepted verities are subject to experimentation. A corked bat hits the ball further? Not in Lloyd Smith's lab. Baseballs today are livelier than in the past? See above. Storing balls in a humidor can curb home run production? We'll grant you that one, but only because Smith has fired the balls through a cannon and measured their bounciness as they hit a bat. Smith, an associate professor in...

2011-03-31 23:00:00

DENVER, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Familia Camarena Tequila announces a three-year marketing sponsorship deal with the Colorado Rockies as the team swings into home opener action today at Coors Field. Introduced in limited markets in 2010, Familia Camarena Tequila officially launched in Colorado last month and is rapidly expanding distribution across the country. "At Camarena, we are constantly on the pulse of new opportunities to engage consumers on a richer and more dynamic level,"...

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2011-02-01 12:11:21

One of the largest winter storms since the 1950s is affecting 30 U.S. states today with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. NASA satellites have gathering data on the storm that stretches from Texas and the Rockies to the New England states. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing visible, infrared and microwave looks at the storm system's clouds, precipitation, temperatures and extent. Visible and infrared images and animations of the storm's clouds and movement are created...

2010-07-09 07:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Rockies are launching new, fun, and interactive entertainment powered by Txtstation to enhance their fans' game day experience. Their partnership with Txtstation will continue throughout the current 2010 MLB season. Mobile in-stadium interaction will offer a PA announcement where a portion of a popular song will play and fans must guess the correct lyrics that follow. Fans will be able to interact with the video board by texting R1, R2, or...

2009-10-04 20:48:23

Casey Blake's two-run single, part of a four-run first-inning outburst Sunday, led the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. Doug Mientkiewicz had three hits and one RBI. Chin-lung Hu had two hits and one RBI, A.J. Ellis hit an RBI single and Juan Pierre had two hits for the Dodgers, whose 95-67 record was the best in the National League. They face St. Louis in the NL Division Series. Winner Vicente Padilla (4-0) fanned 10 batters in five innings. Reliever Ramon Troncoso...

2009-10-04 20:16:02

Minnesota and Detroit will engage in a one-game playoff for the AL Central championship Tuesday to complete the major league post-season lineup. The Twins, who caught the Tigers with a late-season surge, will be the only team ever to engage in a one-game playoff in back-to-back seasons. Last season, the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota in a similar playoff. Because of the extra playoff game each year, Minnesota will also be the only team in major league history to play 326 regular season...

2009-10-04 11:57:28

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Joe Torre is trying not to be overly excited about guiding the franchise to its second straight National League West title. It happened late Saturday with a 5-0 win over the Colorado Rockies, giving the Dodgers back-to-back NL West titles for the first time since 1977-78. The Dodgers have won the division three of the last four seasons. It never gets old, Torre said about equaling Atlanta's Bobby Cox with a 14th straight playoff team. This is a huge step for the...

2009-10-03 01:40:55

Troy Tulowitzki's two-run homer gave Colorado a cushion Friday and the Rockies kept their division title hopes alive by downing the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3. Colorado moved within a game of the Dodgers in the race for the National League West pennant. The teams will play Saturday and Sunday, with the Rockies needing to win both of those contests to grab the division crown. Both teams will be in the playoffs because the one that does not win the division will be the National League's wild-card...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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