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2011-06-30 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) today named San Diego's Freedom Station as the 2011 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl beneficiary. The announcement was made during the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame Induction and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego. "As part of our sponsorship of the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl, we have agreed once again to donate $1 from each game ticket...

2009-12-08 12:40:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The BusBank, the national group and event charter bus specialists, announced today its Preferred Ground Transportation Provider status for the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, played Wednesday, Dec. 23, and the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. This is The BusBank's second consecutive year as the preferred transportation provider. To celebrate, the bus bank travel specialists are offering a five percent discount off...

2008-12-31 00:53:37

Jeremiah Masoli's four touchdowns Tuesday carried the Oregon Ducks to a 42-31 comeback victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the Holiday Bowl. Masoli, the game's most valuable player, ran for three scores and passed for a fourth. He completed 18-of-32 passes for 258 yards with an interception and ran for another 106 yards for the Ducks (10-3), who were making their 12th bowl trip in 14 years under Coach Mike Bellotti. Jeremiah Johnson and LeGarrette Blount each ran for a touchdown....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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