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2009-09-29 18:25:39

Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones sprained a ligament in his left knee during Monday's 21-7 win against the Carolina Panthers. Jones broke loose on a 40-yard run early in the third quarter to set up a field goal but was hurt at the end of the run. Jones rushed for 94 yards on eight carries and also had a 20- yard reception before leaving the game. Further tests on Tuesday showed Jones has a sprained PCL, and his status for Sunday's game versus the Denver Broncos is undetermined. The...

2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Pondella, Daniel J II Froeschke, John T; Wetmore, Lynne S; Miller, Eric; Valle, Charles F; Medeiros, Lea Abstract: The yellowfin croaker, Umbrina roncador Jordan & Gilbert, 1882, is a common nearshore and surf-zone species in the southern California bight. Age was determined for individuals (n = 1,209) using annual increments in otoliths, and size at age was modeled using the von Bertalanffy growth curve (L^sub [infinity]^ = 307.754 mm, k = 0.278 yr^sup -1^, t^sub 0^ = -0.995 yr;...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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