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2014-07-22 08:24:27

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) ("Flotek" or the "Company") today announced Flotek will serve as the presenting sponsor of Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson's Hall-Of -Fame Golf Invitational. The event will take place on Thursday, July 24th at Moorpark Country Club in Los Angeles, CA. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Young Warriors Foundation. "We are delighted to be the presenting sponsor of Eric Dickerson's Hall of Fame Golf...

2014-07-13 23:02:36

Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Max International has recently announced that NBA Hall of Famer, Chris Mullin, will be the featured guest at its Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting on Saturday, July 26th in Puerto Rico. Attendees will learn about Max’s health products and distribution opportunities. Chris Mullin will participate in two exhibition basketball games and perform in a 3 point shoot-out. Max International,...

2014-07-10 08:25:36

NBA's Jason Collins to Receive Leadership Award at Conference LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit, will gather more than 140 of its accomplished scholars and alumni in Boston from July 24-27 for the Foundation's annual Scholar & Alumni Leadership Conference. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/125700 Photo...

2014-06-30 12:29:57

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Connolly, a highly accomplished senior executive for four NFL teams over the past 25 years, will join QuintEvents, America's leading travel, experience and hospitality provider, as a Principal, focused on enhancing and expanding client relationships and event partnerships. The announcement was made by QuintEvents' C.E.O., Brian Learst, who has established the company's partnerships with the NFL, NBA, Churchill Downs,...

2014-06-27 08:23:43

From The Bench introduces free application that lets players build and manage their own baseball team ALICANTE, Spain, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From The Bench has come back to direct their attention to the American market with their new application, Baseball General Manager right after their latest and successful launch of NBA General Manager. It can be played on iOS and Android devices and it's free. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140626/122135 Create the best...

2014-06-23 08:25:01

Latest Approved TV and Digital Spots Poke Fun at Projected Top-10 NBA Draft Pick Centered on Idea that "Life Changes After the Draft" NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today launched on YouTube a series of five new commercials with adidas featuring NBA Draft prospect Dante Exum of Australia. The latest ads are part of Foot Locker's successful "Approved" marketing platform and poke fun at Exum's...

2014-06-06 23:08:48

QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals tickets at discounted prices for 2014 games at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com provides sports fans with a wide selection of tickets for upcoming events. San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals tickets are now selling quickly to Texas basketball fans for games taking place this month. Click Here to view the discounted seats available at QueenBeeTickets.com. The excitement...

2014-06-04 16:24:16

Simple Tips for Athletes on How to Stay Safe While Playing Sports During the Hot Summer Months CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help keep athletes safe and performing at their best during the hot summer months, The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), has partnered with top professional U.S. sports leagues, including the NFL, MLS, MLB and NBA for the Gatorade Beat the Heat educational campaign. In its 10th year, Gatorade Beat the Heat continues to raise...

2014-06-01 23:01:38

Ticket Down has cut prices on all 2014 San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat NBA Playoff Tickets. This reputable ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation discount code 2014-NBA-FINALS for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap 2014 San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat NBA Finals tickets. After defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs clinched their spot in the National Basketball Association Finals where they...

2014-05-28 08:23:49

Interactive event at Big Sky Resort June 24-27 will include diverse range of presentations, discussions and activities. BOZEMAN, Mont., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Montana Lt. Governor Angela McLean, the National Board Certified Teacher who traded her classroom for the capitol earlier this year, will address participants at the opening luncheon of the Sustaining the Blue Planet (http://www.projectwet.org/blueplanet) Global Water Education conference next month at Big Sky Resort in...


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.'