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2011-03-08 10:00:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Add movie producer to Bobby Valentine's expanding and eclectic off-the-field resume. Beyond his duties as co-host of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball and Director of Public Safety for Stamford, CT, the former Major League manager recently announced the creation of Makuhari Media, a film production company. Formed with producer, Andrew J. Muscato, Makuhari Media will focus on producing sports themed documentaries. The 25 year-old Muscato was a producer...


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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