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2011-07-28 12:04:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turns out the cliche' "those were the good old days" might not be too far off, according to sentiments revealed in the sixth annual Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) www.arasportsmanshipaward.com survey on the state of sportsmanship. The 2011 survey of 1,000 Americans, fielded by TNS Worldwide, revealed that 71% percent of Americans believe that the state of sportsmanship is worse now, than when they were growing up. But, unlike the...

2010-12-01 15:12:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The eyes of Texas and the rest of the U.S. are smiling on University of Texas Longhorns' defensive end Sam Acho today as he's announced as the 2010 recipient of the ARA Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) www.arasportsmanshipaward.com. The ARA Sportsmanship Award is the only national award that recognizes an athlete's character as it relates to sportsmanship and is presented to the NCAA Bowl...

2009-12-22 09:12:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas State University Wildcats are walking tall with the announcement of their senior tight end, Jeron Mastrud, as recipient of this year's ARA Sportsmanship Award, presented by the Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) www.arasportsmanshipaward.com. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091222/CG29612) "The ARA Sportsmanship Award is the only national award that recognizes an athlete's character as it relates to sportsmanship," said...

2009-09-05 10:47:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Awards and Recognition Association (ARA), founder of the National Sportsmanship Award, today expressed concern over the recent college football incident with University of Oregon and Boise State players displaying deplorable sportsmanship -- all caught on tape and now being relived on countless viral websites. The ARA urges the public and media to not share such negative displays and focus instead on the more common and frequent incidents of...

2009-08-17 23:50:23

Tommie Hill recovered a fumble and returned it 18 yards for a touchdown as time ran out Monday, giving the New York Giants a 24-17 pre-season win over Carolina. Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 35 yards and scored a touchdown on a 19-yard run. Eli Manning was 2-for-3 passing for 31 yards and Giants' backup quarterback David Carr was 6-for-10 for 74 yards and a 36-yard touchdown to Danny Ware. Mike Goodson carried for 43 yards and a TD and DeAngelo Williams picked up 29 yards on six carries for the...

2009-07-29 07:03:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Are Americans becoming a nation of kinder, gentler people? A new survey reveals that when it comes to sportsmanship, 94 percent of Americans would rather see their child lose the "big game" but display great sportsmanship, rather than come out on top. That's good news for the state of sportsmanship in the United States. Unfortunately, for the fourth year in a row, the vast majority of Americans believe that sportsmanship is worse now than when...

2009-01-03 12:52:37

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was named the NFC offensive player of the month for December this week. The three-year veteran from Memphis rushed for an NFL-best 560 yards in four games to help the Panthers go 3-1 and secure the NFC South Division crown. He capped the month with a 178-yard performance in Carolina's 33-31 win against the New Orleans Saints and joined teammates Jon Beason and Julius Peppers to give the Panthers three straight NFC monthly player winners for the...

2008-12-21 23:45:43

Brandon Jacobs' two-yard TD run in overtime Sunday night gave the New York Giants a 34-28 win over Carolina and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Jacobs finished with 87 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 24 carries and Derrick Ward rushed for a career-high 215 yards on 15 carries for the Giants (12-3), who earned a first-round bye. Eli Manning was 17-of-27 passing for 181 yards and one TD. Domenik Hixon caught four passes for 71 yards and Kevin Boss caught a TD pass for the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.