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2011-03-26 13:42:00

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Join "Hall of Fame" coaches Jim Boeheim, Lute Olson, Bob Hurley Sr. and outstanding coaches Bill Self, P. J.

2009-04-30 16:10:11

Former Auburn All-America fullback Ed Dyas was named to the National Football Foundation's 2009 Hall of Fame class Thursday. Dyas, an orthopedic surgeon in Mobile, was three-year letterman from 1958-60 and established a single-season NCAA record in 1960 with 13 field goals, the year he fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy. He was the school's sixth-leading rusher when he finished his career with 1,298 yards and is the first Auburn player to be inducted since defensive tackle Tracy Rocker...


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.