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2013-09-20 23:03:56

The wide–spreading interest in a possible apocalyptic event – marked by the popularity of television shows like “Doomsday Preppers” and “Under the Dome” – has led many on the hunt for survival supplies. In lieu of this, Covert Concepts is offering something beyond readiness tools -- a safe space to store these necessities within preppers’ own homes. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Now in its tenth year, National Preparedness Month is officially underway. But for...

2009-09-28 13:36:09

Veteran quarterback Byron Leftwich was demoted Monday, clearing the way for Josh Johnson to start for Tampa Bay at Washington next week. Leftwich started all of the Buccaneers' games this season, all of which ended in losses. Tampa Bay is 0-3 on the year and ranks 28th in the NFL in points scored and 26th in total offense. The Bucs were shut out Sunday at home against the New York Giants and managed 86 yards of offense. Leftwich completed 7-of-16 passes for 22 yards before being lifted for...

2009-09-04 21:48:28

Rex Grossman threw two touchdown passes in the first half Friday and Houston held on for a 27-20 exhibition victory over Tampa Bay. Grossman completed 9-of-17 passes for 197 yards while filling in for starter Matt Schaub. Schaub sat out the game with a sprained ankle, but is expected to be ready for Houston's regular-season opener against the New York Jets. Grossman threw second-quarter scoring passes of 87 yards to Jacoby Jones and 11 yards to rookie James Casey, giving the Texans a 14-3...

2009-08-26 21:53:47

Ronny Paulino hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth Wednesday and Josh Johnson fanned seven over six innings, leading Florida past the New York Mets 5-3. Johnson (13-3) improved to 7-0 lifetime against the Mets, giving up three runs on nine hits without a walk. He has won six of his last seven decisions overall. Florida overcame a 2-0 deficit on a two-run triple by Cody Ross in the third and Paulino put the Marlins in front for good with his seventh homer of the season. Leo Nunez gave up...

2009-07-29 22:24:21

Josh Johnson worked six innings and helped his own cause with a three-run homer in the fourth Wednesday, lifting Florida to a 6-3 victory over Atlanta. Johnson (10-2) allowed three runs on eight hits to record his third straight win. He homered for the second time this season after hitting none his first four years. Hanley Ramirez had a triple and homer while driving in two runs, and Dan Uggla added a solo shot for the Marlins, who have won seven of their last eight games. Kenshin Kawakami...

2009-06-04 21:31:39

Josh Johnson struck out eight and allowed two runs over 7 2/3 innings Thursday in addition to hitting a three-run homer that lifted Florida past Milwaukee 4-3. Johnson (5-1) limited the Brewers to five hits and Matt Lindstrom, despite giving up a lead-off single in the ninth, earned his 11th save. The Marlins took three games in the four-game series. Johnson reduced his earn run average to 2.63. Milwaukee starter Dave Bush (3-2) was hit on the elbow by a line drive off the bat of Hanley...

2009-04-12 15:09:26

Josh Johnson hurled a complete-game five-hitter Sunday, leading the Florida Marlins' 2-1 win over the New York Mets. The workhorse, 6-foot-7 right-hander threw 113 pitches and rose to 2-0 in his second complete game to start the 2009 season. At one point, he retired 15 straight batters. He walked one batter and fanned seven, while survived a ninth-inning Mets rally. New York's lone run scored on a Carlos Beltran two-out single in the top of the ninth that ended Johnson's shutout bid. Both...

2008-12-28 16:05:21

Michael Bush ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns for Oakland, which wrecked Tampa Bay's playoff hopes Sunday with a 31-24 win over the Buccaneers. JaMarcus Russell passed for two more touchdowns for the Raiders (5-11). Johnnie Lee Higgins caught six passes for 52 yards and Chaz Schilens hauled in another scoring toss for Oakland. Jeff Garcia completed 17-of-33 passes for 257 yards and a touchdown for Tampa Bay (9-7), which lost four straight games on its way to missing the playoffs. Carnell...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.