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2014-04-25 16:22:41

Nationwide fundraising campaign to raise money for ALS research WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-five years ago, on July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered what is now known as sports' most famous speech. Suffering from the symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he died less than two years later at the age of 37. Today, Gehrig remains an inspiration, representing fortitude, humility and courage to the tens of thousands of Americans living with Lou...

2014-04-24 23:08:48

First of 160 Nationwide SmartKage Installations Open in Concord, CA and Middleton, MA Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 More than seven years in development, SmartKage -- the future of baseball player evaluation -- has launched the first of 160 planned nationwide locations in California and Massachusetts. Baseball and softball players of all levels of competition can now get their performance data at Mike Murphy Baseball, 2470 Bates Avenue, Concord, CA. and Extra Innings Middleton, 264...

2014-04-17 08:27:06

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball handicapping picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics on the baseball success of its membership. The world of baseball handicapping is full of gimmicks and one-trick ponies. The Best Bet on Sports bucks that system by relying on cold, hard data analysis and research to pick winners in America's three major sports. A team of experts pore over the latest news and historical...

2014-04-16 16:25:51

CLINTON, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colony South Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to announce that it was selected as the host hotel for Major League Baseball's Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Youth Baseball Tourney coming to the Washington, D.C., area in July 2014. "We here at Colony South are thrilled to announce that we are serving as the official host hotel for Major League Baseball's RBI Youth Baseball Tourney," said Fernando Mayol, General...

2014-04-14 16:23:54

"Power Players" Digital Promotion Provides Fans the Chance to Win Rare Baseball Memorabilia NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season, more than ever before, Major League Baseball® is experiencing an explosion of young talent, a changing of the guard; as rookies and young stars are making a bigger impact on the league than ever before. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-04-09 23:27:22

Ticket Down announces that Blake Shelton will headline at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 19th. This trusted secondary ticket site is offering their customer appreciation promo code BLAKE-SHELTON-2014 for added savings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable Blake Shelton tickets at Wrigley Field. Presales for Blake’s show at Wrigley Field begin on Wednesday, April 9th and ticket sales to the general public start on Friday, April 11th....

2014-04-08 16:22:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Anchorage Daily News to Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC for $34 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014. "The Anchorage Daily News is a profitable newspaper that makes us proud journalistically," said Pat Talamantes, McClatchy's president and CEO. "We weren't looking to sell the Daily News, but...

2014-04-07 12:29:58

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLBAM today announced its At Bat mobile app, the highest-grossing sports app of all-time, has been downloaded five million times during the first week of the season, a record-setting total 25 percent higher than last season's comparable. In addition, At Bat and MLB.TV combined to deliver 94 million total video streams, a mark 88 percent higher than the record set in the first week of the 2013 season. For more information, visit MLB.TV and...

2014-04-04 16:21:48

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce company record of $15,570 profit for March 2014 sports picks. "March 2013 we had a company record of $15,440 profit in one month. This year in 2014 we beat out our company record for monthly sports betting profits hitting $15,570 profit," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our March Madness basketball picks have been a great success every year. As...

2014-04-02 12:26:12

Multi-year deal includes non-alcoholic beverages, salty snacks and sports fuel PURCHASE, N.Y. and NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo, Inc. and Major League Baseball Properties today announced a multi-year extension of their sponsorship agreement, building on an over 15-year relationship. As part of the sponsorship, PepsiCo maintains exclusive rights within the non-alcoholic beverage, sports fuel and salty snack categories to use MLB marks and logos. PepsiCo brands,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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