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2014-05-14 08:28:22

Company expands deep presence in NCAA athletics as part of deal through ESPN that includes television, on-site and digital integration MILWAUKEE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it will become the presenting sponsor of the historic Rose Bowl Game beginning in 2015, as part of an expansive partnership with ESPN. The deal, which runs through 2020, includes positioning across ESPN's coverage of 23 college sports championships. To view the multimedia...

2014-05-13 12:34:16

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous stromal vascular fraction cells (SVFCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that Merril Hoge, former star NFL player and an on-air analyst for ESPN, has joined its Board of Advisors. According to Merril Hoge, "After tearing a ligament in my elbow I tried to rehab it to avoid...

2014-05-08 12:25:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company, today announced its official sponsorship of the Southeastern Conference and the SEC Network, a new multiplatform national network devoted to the conference and operated by ESPN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130527/CL21077LOGO With the new relationship, Belk will be the official retail department store of the SEC, giving the company exclusive access to...

2014-04-21 16:23:32

Chick-fil-A, ESPN and Peach Bowl, Inc. Announce New Title Sponsorship Agreement for Bowl and College Football Playoff ATLANTA, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chick-fil-A Bowl became the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl once again, and a new era for post-season college football in Atlanta officially began. The Bowl's announcement was amplified by the news that Chick-fil-A has become the first of the new College Football Playoff bowl sponsors to announce its new agreement with ESPN....

2014-04-14 12:28:54

Localytics CEO Raj Aggarwal will be joined by customers ESPN and eBay to discuss strategies for mobile app engagement and monetization SAUSALITO, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raj Aggarwal, CEO of Localytics (www.localytics.com), the leading marketing and analytics platform for mobile and web apps, will chair two boardroom sessions addressing analytics tools and strategies at VentureBeat Mobile Summit in Sausalito, CA. Raj will be joined by executives from Localytics' customers ESPN...

2014-04-10 16:22:26

Proprietary Technology Offers Comprehensive Platform to Deliver the Best, Most Personalized Content Experience NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outbrain, the web's leading content discovery platform, today announced that Slate, ESPN, Le Monde and The Independent are among the leading publishers to deploy the newest release of Outbrain Engage for managing and optimizing content engagement and monetization of their online properties. The new Outbrain Engage represents the...

2014-04-02 12:26:29

ATHENS, Georgia, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced today on CBS This Morning and www.peabodyawards.com. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board from almost 1,100 entries, comprise the best in electronic media for the year 2013. The latest Peabody recipients include a pair of high-profile political melodramas, Netflix's corrosive House of Cards and ABC's juicy Scandal; A Chef's...

2014-03-26 08:26:05

New Service to Help Sports Organizations Prevent and Mitigate Brand Damage NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli today announced the launch of AIM Sports Reputation Management, a specialty service dedicated to providing college and professional athletic programs with assistance in leadership, ethics and brand management. Porter Novelli teams up with Curry, Wellborn and Battcher, a professional development and communications firm led by...

2014-03-12 16:24:30

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixth annual tournament will feature eight boys teams and four girls teams, including six different state champions. Quarterfinal/semifinal rounds at Christ the King High School and finals at Madison Square Garden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/NY82180LOGO-a With a new home in New York City, the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament (formerly the National High School Invitational) announced their tournament...

2014-02-11 12:24:36

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that advertising sales and marketing executive, Stephen Higgins will join the network as Vice President of Advertising Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Back9Network, he was the National Director of Digital Sales at American Media Inc., overseeing both MEN'SFITNESS.com and Muscle&Fitness.com, achieving 800% growth during his tenure. (Logo:...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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