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2010-11-23 15:37:00

DALLAS, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What is big, orange, floats through the air, and has every sports fan in DFW chasing after it? How about two tickets to the Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat game tied to an enormous bouquet of over 350 orange balloons? Produce Results, a local ad agency, will be launching the tickets into the air one day before the big game as a gift to Dallas fans. The ticket balloon launch will take place at 9:30am on Friday, November 26 from the parking lot at the...

2010-10-26 09:12:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirrus announced today the expansion of its Mirror Image Digital Network in the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, located in Dallas, Texas. The 185-unit Digital Advertising Mirror installation began this week and is set to go live on October 27, just in time for the beginning of the NBA Season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101026/CL88329 ) (Photo:...

2010-02-11 11:58:00

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), a subsidiary of The Panini Group, the leading global publisher of sports and entertainment collectables, will launch a new NBA-themed interactive trading card game - Adrenalyn - with an event at the Bailey Junior High School in Arlington, Texas. Dallas Mavericks Guards J.J. Barea and Rodrigue Beaubois will participate in the event along with multi-platinum singer Brian McKnight as part of NBA All-Star 2010....

2009-11-23 11:29:00

World Champions Venus Williams and Lauryn Williams, MLB star Curtis Granderson, NBA All-Stars Dwight Howard and Dirk Nowitzki, NFL star Justin Tuck form core "Dream Team For Public Service" for prestigious Jefferson Award SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Famer and founder of All Stars Helping Kids, today announced the ten "Dream Team For Public Service" winners from 53 nominees selected for the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, which will...

2009-10-23 06:52:00

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Star/Author and CEO of Christie Sports Management Athletes Training Firm Doug Christie will be inducted into Pepperdine University Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 25, 2009, at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, Calif. A reception will be held at 5 p.m., with dinner and the awards presentation at 6 p.m. The Pepperdine University Department of Athletics has announced that seven of its all-time greats, Doug Christie, Geoffrey Clark,...

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2009-09-22 13:42:07

Recently acquired Dallas Mavericks forward Tim Thomas had arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee Tuesday. It wasn't clear when Thomas would be able to resume play. Dr. T.O. Souryal, the NBA club's team physician, performed the procedure at Texas Sports Medicine. Thomas signed with Dallas in the off-season and injured himself while working out in his Southern California home. The 6-foot-10 journeyman has averaged 11.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 806 regular-season...

2009-08-18 04:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dallas-based Elevate Your Game, Inc. (EYG) announced Wednesday, September 16th as the date for its annual national coaches clinic. This year's event will again draw the top names in basketball, including Bill Self, Head Coach of the 2008 National Champion Kansas Jayhawks, Mark Turgeon, Head Coach of the Texas A&M Aggies and renowned NBA Coach, Del Harris, as instructors. Harris will also be honored as the first recipient of the organization's...

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2009-07-24 14:11:08

The bitter feud between Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and former coach Don Nelson is not over, the Dallas Morning News said. The newspaper said the men were barely speaking when Nelson, also the team's general manager, left in March 2005. After a two-day court proceeding in June 2008 that presented 200 pages of testimony before arbitrator Glen M. Ashworth, a retired judge, Nelson was awarded $6.3 million in back wages on July 31 and $800,000 for attorney fees, amounting to roughly $30,000...

2009-07-21 18:12:17

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban allegedly moved $50 million from a Dallas arena to make up for his team's shortfalls, Ross Perot Jr. alleges in a lawsuit. Cuban -- who beat an insider-trading charge from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week -- should have instead shared that money between the arena's partners, including Perot's Hillwood Center Partners, Hillwood alleges in the lawsuit filed in state district court in Dallas. Cuban, in return, accuses Perot of being a...

2009-07-20 16:26:11

Guard Steve Nash has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, The Arizona Republic reported Monday. The deal, which would keep Nash with the NBA club through the 2011-12 season, is for about $22 million, the newspaper said, citing Nash's agent. About $6 million would be pushed to the two years after the contract ends. The 35-year-old, six-time All-Star averaged 15.7 points and 9.7 assists last season, and 14.4 points and 8.0 assists in 13 seasons with Phoenix and...


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.'