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2014-04-17 08:27:03

Dinner to honor players for their on and off the field accomplishments followed by autograph show CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund will hold its sixth annual Hall of Fame Induction Dinner at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, May 16, 2014. This dinner will honor players for their outstanding NFL playing careers and their legendary charitable work off the field. More than 60 players will be in attendance. Gridiron Greats, led by Mike...

2013-05-26 23:00:24

The Sports Fan Playground announces deals on Chicago Bears NFL merchandise up to 75% off of the retail price through the beginning of the 2013 NFL season. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Current and classic Chicago Bears NFL apparel and accessories are available at up to 75% off of retail price at the Sports Fan Playground. The store has a variety of classic Bears NFL sports memorabilia that commemorates the classic Bears teams of the 1930s and 1940s, during the club's early years....

2011-01-27 00:02:58

All-Star Orthopaedics today announced it would join the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF) as they expand their medical care program for former NFL players to Dallas, TX. As part of the program, All-Star Orthopaedics will provide assistance and accessible medical care, including orthopaedic surgery in Dallas, TX, to retired National Football League players who meet GGAF's criteria to qualify. Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 The Dallas orthopaedic surgeons at All-Star...

2011-01-06 09:22:00

DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jose Feliciano Foundation and Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund throw "The Best Party in Texas" during Super Bowl XLV weekend, and the stars align to benefit charity. Corporate speaker, author, and Texas businessman Jose Feliciano is celebrating Super Bowl XLV in grand style by sponsoring "The Best Party in Texas" - which will benefit a number of national and local Texas charities on Saturday, February 5, 2011. With over 150 celebrities and athletes...

2010-12-29 07:25:00

DALLAS, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Jose Feliciano Foundation and the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF) announced that Emerald City and the Kyle Turley Band will serve as headline entertainment for The Best Party in Texas on Saturday, Feb. 5, during Super Bowl XLV weekend in North Texas. In addition, American Outlaw and DJ Krave, of Grammy Award-winning Play-N-Skillz, have been named to the line-up of all-star celebrities. Emerald City, the Dallas iconic events band, has...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'