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2009-09-04 15:20:58

Old Dominion University will field a football team Saturday for the first time since 1940. The Monarchs will play their first game in 69 years against Division II Chowan University at S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, Va. We put it at six years because we needed a year to recruit and then five years to cycle a class through, Coach Bobby Wilder told The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot about his six-year contract. And honestly, that's what I think it's going to take. The school said on its Web site...

Word of the Day
  • 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.