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2011-05-02 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Andre Ethier, whose bat has been on fire since opening day, has earned the top spot on the list of Rising Sports Stars to watch in the month of May. Ethier achieved the longest April hitting streak in major league history, and the longest in any month since 2009. Ethier went 4 for 11 in the Dodgers' weekend series against the Padres, extending his hitting streak to 27 games. Ethier's momentum at bat has led to a...

2010-02-18 07:42:00

DENVER, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroenke Sports Enterprises has launched a wide-ranging mobile campaign for Pepsi Center and the three teams it plays host to - the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and the Colorado Mammoth. The campaign, in partnership with AT&T, the Official Wireless Partner of Pepsi Center and its teams, and powered by Txtstation, includes multiple text clubs to engage and inform its fans of ongoing news, as well as interactive arena promotions that enhance the...

2009-10-28 10:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines announced today that the carrier has renewed its relationship as the official sponsor of the National Basketball Association's (NBA's) Denver Nuggets. The sponsorship will include in-arena signage, promotions, contests, and more during Nuggets home games. Southwest has been the official airline sponsor of the Nuggets since the 2008/2009 season. To celebrate the continued relationship, Southwest will host a "Bags Fly Free"...

2009-08-28 18:55:53

The NBA suspended Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith seven games Friday after his guilty plea in a 2007 car accident in New Jersey that left a friend dead. Smith will miss the start of the 2009-10 season. The Denver Post said a police report said Smith's friend, Andre Bell, was killed when Smith's 2003 GMC Yukon sped around a stopped car and through a stop sign on June 9, 2007. Smith was charged with improper passing, failure to stop, speeding (67-plus miles per hour in a 35 mph zone), reckless...

2009-07-08 21:20:05

Chris Andersen, who helped Denver reach the Western Conference finals last season, was locked into a multiyear contract by the Nuggets Wednesday. The Denver Post reported the deal was for five years and, with incentives, could be worth as much as $26 million. Andersen missed all of the 2006-07 season for violating the NBA's drug policy and he played just five games with Orlando the next season. He signed as a free agent with Denver for 2008-09 and became a major part of the Nuggets' success....

2009-07-01 13:36:09

Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith must spend 30 days behind bars in New Jersey for a fatal crash and spend 500 hours with children in hospitals. Smith, 23, legally Earl J. Smith III, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Millstone Municipal Court to reckless driving, the Asbury Park Press and The Denver Post reported. Smith was behind the wheel on June 9, 2007, when he drove through a stop sign, causing a collision that left his friend, Andre Bell, with fatal head injuries. Judge Debra Gelson imposed a...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.