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2014-02-12 12:28:32

Miami Heat star set to wear personalized mouthguard at this weekend's NBA All-Star Game. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010, LeBron James took his talent to South Beach; but his talent wasn't the only thing he took with him. When the season opened, LeBron James wasn't just sporting a new jersey, but a new mouthguard, custom-made to perfectly fit the exact structure of his mouth. And when James takes his talent to this weekend's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans,...

2012-01-18 00:30:39

Basketball fans in Cleveland may disagree, but two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Lebron James´ decision to play with a higher-profile Miami Heat team and all-star teammates shows sound marketing and career-management acumen, according to newly-published business school research focused on the evolution and importance of star status for today´s professional athletes. In order to maximize their earnings and endorsements, today´s celebrity athletes -- from James to David Beckham...

2011-02-16 09:23:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world leader in event security and crowd management, recently signed a five-year contract renewal in partnership with the NBA through 2015. CSC's Special Events division will provide security, ushering and ticket taking services for the upcoming NBA Jam Session, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center February 18 - 21. The NBA Jam Session is an annual event coinciding with the NBA...

2010-11-08 10:00:00

QuintEvents is Providing Individual Fans and Groups with the Opportunity to Purchase Customized Travel and Hospitality Packages New York, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NBA has selected industry leader QuintEvents to serve as an Official Hospitality Provider for NBA All-Star 2011, which will take place this February in Los Angeles. For the first time, QuintEvents is offering individual fans and groups the opportunity to purchase customized travel and hospitality packages...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- adidas today will unveil NBA Revolution 30 - the lightest and most technologically advanced NBA uniforms - at an event at the NBA Store in New York City with the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard, the New York Knicks' Toney Douglas and Wilson Chandler and the New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez and Jordan Farmar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100922/LA69004) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100922/LA69004)...

2010-02-12 07:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- From 10-gallon hats, to expansive highways, to tall people, the legend of everything in Texas being "big" lives on. Texas is going especially big this weekend, as it hosts the NBA All-Star Game. The chosen venues for the 2010 NBA ALL-STAR events, the American Airlines Center (AAC), home to the Dallas Stars NHL club and the Dallas Mavericks NBA team, and The Cowboys Stadium, are great examples of "big," with each venue having some of the biggest and...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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