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2014-10-22 08:28:02

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A widow in Huntington Beach, California recently learned that the old football jerseys stored untouched in plastic bins since her husband died 20 years ago now are worth at least a half-million dollars. Sports memorabilia experts at Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com) in Dallas, Texas describe it as one of the most significant collections of college and professional Hall of Fame players' jerseys ever reported. Photo -...

2014-10-16 12:27:18

DETROIT, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr, former Michigan State University head football coach George Perles and various alumni players will gather to celebrate "maize" and "green" football and mentoring at the Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate benefitting VIP Mentoring at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, October 23, 2014 beginning at 5:30pm. Detroit Sports 105.1's Ryan and Rico will lead a special "maize" and...

2014-10-14 20:22:20

Norwood, MA, hotel features package with deluxe accommodations, $20 Amazon gift card voucher, NFL koozie, complimentary Bistro items NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Boston Norwood/Canton is giving football fans something to cheer about this season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141011/151591 No matter what team they're loyal to, sports lovers will be celebrating a victory when they take advantage of the new CY All Pro Package at...

2014-10-14 16:26:33

People oppose paying college athletes by 3:1 SAINT LEO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami Dolphins and the University of Florida Gators are the two most popular football teams in Florida, according to a new poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Five hundred Florida residents were asked to identify their favorite pro and college football teams. The Dolphins edged the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36-29. The Jacksonville Jaguars were selected by 9 percent as...

2014-10-14 04:21:46

NY Giants move up two to 2nd while Green Bay slips a spot to 3rd NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 football season is in full swing, and while off-field stories have been occupying as much of the news cycle as on-field drama, that doesn't seem to be detracting from interest in the sport overall. Viewership has been up for the season so far, and the majority of U.S. adults (55%, up slightly from 54% last year) continue to say that they follow professional...

2014-10-13 23:04:24

New event elements such as Guy Harvey’s Sustainable Seafood Village to elevate the guest experience. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The competition is heating up as celebrity teams comprised of Miami Dolphins legends and critically acclaimed South Florida chefs get ready to face-off at this year’s “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Tailgate Festival.” The fifth annual culinary showdown that combines food, football and charity...

2014-10-08 04:20:49

Majority of Americans feel the overall state of morality in pro sports has taken a turn for the worse NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's much to love about the sporting world. In addition to entertainment value, pro sports can, at their best, showcase exemplary athleticism, camaraderie, pride, and humility. That said, there are also many reasons Americans might take issue with the professional sports world. Pro football has been mired in scandal lately, with both head injuries and...

2014-10-07 23:00:28

Connie Payton will give a presentation on “Caring for Your Loved Ones” on Oct. 9 at Heritage Woods of DeKalb. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Connie Payton, wife of the late Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton, will give a presentation on "Caring for Your Loved Ones" during an Oct. 9 visit at Heritage Woods of DeKalb, a BMA affordable assisted living community. The presentation will take...

2014-10-07 04:21:37

Fewer than half believe rules instituted in 2010 to limit head injuries have been effective NEW YORK , Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National attention has recently turned once again to the subject of head injuries in football, at both the professional and scholastic levels. In pro football news there is the recent revelation that Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher - who shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in December of 2012 - suffered from a degenerative neurological...

2014-10-06 08:25:49

REDMOND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With seconds remaining in the first quarter of last Monday's matchup between Kansas City and the visiting New England Patriots, Chiefs fans set a Guinness World Record that may - or may not - hold up for a long time. KC now officially holds the title of "World's Loudest Fans." SuperFansCompete.com, a new trivia-based, online fan competition, congratulates the Chiefs' faithful, while encouraging all NFL fans to test their mettle in weekly...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin