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2013-04-23 23:04:22

Pittsburgh Steelers are the most cost-effective team, based on its draft picks since 2000; Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris of Washington Redskins cited as best picks in ´12 draft. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 A new study by a student team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) shows that NFL teams typically get greater value from their second-round picks, contrary to the popular view that coveted first-round picks are the best. Craig Wills, the head of WPI´s...

2013-04-17 23:01:00

Could late-round draft picks be the key to Super Bowl success? Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The fate of over 1000 young men with dreams of making it big in the NFL is about to be decided. Players were given a chance to show their mettle, and now that the Scouting Combine is over, the upcoming NFL Draft will whittle that pool down to just 254 possible NFL entrants. The 78th annual NFL Draft it set to begin on Thursday, April 25th and run through Saturday, April 27th at Radio City...

2013-03-16 23:03:16

The Sports Fan Playground announced that the store is marking down Detroit Lions NFL gear up to 75% off of the retail price through the NFL Draft. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Detroit Lions NFL merchandise is marked down up to 75% at the Sports Fan Playground, through the completion of the 2013 NFL Draft, the store announced on Saturday. The Playground has NFL Lions apparel available including jerseys from top players including Matthew Stafford, NFL Pro Bowl WR Calvin Johnson,...

2013-02-19 23:03:40

℠The Coolest Little Gym in America´ Is Gearing Up To Send Eight Athletes To The National Invitation Camp This February To Showcase Their Size, Speed and Strength. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 STARK TRAINING, a leader in rapid transformation of elite athletes, has been training these eight NFL hopefuls for the past two months. Under the direction of Scot Prohaska, the Vice President of Athlete Development for STARK TRAINING, they have worked meticulously to improve their...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'