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2014-09-23 08:27:30

Prestigious off-the-field honor recognizes college football players for their dedication to community service NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team(®). This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The 22 players honored...

2014-09-22 23:11:22

As football season starts to take hold of the nation’s capital, Washingtonians are starting to put together their fantasy football leagues to prep for the games this fall. Mica Lounge, located in the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel, is taking football fever to the next level by creating their own “Sheraton League” where locals and hotel guests can sign up for a customized league. SILVER SPRING, MD (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 As football season starts to take hold of the nation’s...

2014-09-19 23:01:46

Visual Sports brings the game to life for die-hard fans (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 On Saturday, September 20th, cutting-edge sports simulator company Visual Sports Systems will bring a unique football experience to NFL fans in support of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play. Kicking off a day prior to the epic rivalry between the New York Giants and New York Jets, Visual Sports will bring their active gaming experience to Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York for fans to test their skills...

2014-09-19 16:23:40

Four Teams Kickoff League's Inaugural Season On October 8th NEW YORK, Sept.19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FXFL, a new professional football league, which utilizes a developmental format, has announced training camp dates for the 2014 season. The Omaha Mammoths will report on September 25th to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska with the first practice scheduled for September 26th. The Boston Brawlers, led by Head Coach Terry Shea, will also open camp in Omaha and take part in joint...

2014-09-19 08:24:38

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Bahama and the National Football League have teamed up for the second year on an officially licensed collection of premium sportswear. The co-branded collection offers a distinctive series of Tommy Bahama lifestyle apparel custom designed solely for the NFL. The 2014 lineup features three key styles including for the first time, an exclusive "Collector's Edition" limited production varsity jacket and a fitted zip front top for women. The company...

2014-09-19 08:23:58

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting results by top football handicapper Byrd. 2014 leading sports handicapper "Byrd" has just came off hitting 73% winners this past baseball season. After hitting 65-70% winners in 2011 and 2012 he took a step back at 59% winners in 2013. Now in 2014 he is hitting over 77% winners combined in NFL and College football picks with 40...

2014-09-18 16:26:16

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's 29(th) annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced today that Jimmy Johnson, one of the most respected and accomplished football coaches in NCAA and NFL history, will be named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Johnson at the event on Jan. 14, 2015 in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147119...

2014-09-17 23:01:56

Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance will host recruit757’s scholarship workshop for football players and their parents at its Newport News training facility on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance will host recruit757’s scholarship workshop for football players and their parents at its Newport News training facility on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for athletes and parents to...

2014-09-17 12:24:55

$50,000 Grant to be Awarded to a High School Team at the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russell Brands, LLC, announced today it will begin accepting entries for the fourth annual Russell Athletic "Fight Like Dylan Award," named in honor of Dylan Rebeor, a high school football player whose last wish was for his teammates to receive new uniforms. Through this initiative, Russell Athletic will donate apparel and equipment via a $50,000 grant to one...

2014-09-17 12:24:23

WACO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, college football coaches nationwide will join together in support of the Coach To Cure MD program, which will be held during games of Saturday, September 27, 2014. The rapidly growing annual effort has raised more than a million dollars to battle Duchenne muscular dystrophy. On September 27th, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) members will wear a Coach To Cure MD logo patch on the sidelines...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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