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2010-04-14 09:40:00

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunridge International (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDZ) announced today, that with the completion of two very successful meetings in the Dominican Republic last month, it has been given the opportunity to present its patented Pneumatic Trabeculoplasty treatment (PNT) at the upcoming Sociedad Dominicana de Oftalmologia conference that will be held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, June 3-6th. Last month's seminars, which were given to...

2010-04-01 17:11:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Shotzoom Software, creator of Golfshot: Golf GPS ®, will unveil the first instructional baseball app on the iTunes Store with major league star Jason Giambi. Baseball Gameplan® (BGP), available April 1st or 2nd on the iPhone and iPod touch, and April 3rd on the new iPad, will provide 15-30 second tips and 30-60 second drills for baseball players on high definition, multi-angle videos. More information can be...

2009-12-09 07:04:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book by the man at the center of one of professional sports' biggest scandals and controversies will be released just in time for Major League Baseball's 2010 season. Death, Taxes, and Mac: Brian McNamee in His Own Words, by Brian McNamee with Marc Zappulla, will be released February 17, 2010 the very same day the world champion New York Yankees will begin to defend their title by having pitchers and catchers report for the first day of spring...

2009-12-04 16:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- David Rosen, historian and author of Sex Scandal America: Politics & the Ritual of Public Shaming, has released his list of Top Ten Sports Sex Scandals of All Time and not surprisingly, Tiger Woods is not on it. Rosen says, "Scandals serve as a battleground over moral order. Scandals involving interracial liaisons, like the Tiger Woods affair, are especially captivating to the media and the public." However, Rosen goes on to observe, "When the...

2009-12-04 14:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time Baseball Hall of Fame Nominee Gabe Paul owned and ran four major league baseball teams and is directly responsible for as many pennants--3 for the NY Yankees and one for the Cincinnati Reds. The Father Daughter connection in this love hate story about a woman coming into her own as her Dad was making his dream to own and run a winning baseball team come true, combined with the inside story on George Steinbrenner, Reggie Jackson, Howard Cosell,...

2009-11-30 09:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated Group Editor Terry McDonell announced today that Derek Jeter is the 2009 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Jeter is the first New York Yankee to receive this award. Previous winners include Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. The 2009 SI Sportsman of the Year issue hits newsstands Wednesday, December 2. The issue marks the 11th cover appearance for Jeter. (Photo:...

2009-10-04 16:48:02

Alex Rodriguez homered twice in a 10-run sixth inning for seven RBI Sunday, leading the Yankees in a 10-2 rout of Tampa Bay. The veteran slugger belted a grand slam and a three-run homer, giving him 12 straight seasons with at least 30 homers and 100 RBI. The seven RBI in one inning established an American League record. He reached the plateau despite missing the season's first month while recovering from hip surgery. One of two hits by Johnny Damon was a two-run double. One run scored on an...

2009-10-04 15:55:04

Brandon Phillips had two hits and three RBI Sunday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a season-ending 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Phillips drove in runs in each of his first three at-bats, with two doubles and a ground out. Scott Rolen hit a fifth-inning two-run triple, while Joey Votto had three of the 11 hits for the Reds, who won twice in the three-game series. Winner Homer Bailey (8-5) gave up seven hits in seven innings with three walks and seven strikeouts before relievers Jared...

2009-10-03 23:58:56

Dioner Navarro's two-run homer Saturday keyed Tampa Bay's 5-3 win over the New York Yankees. The homer, Navarro's eighth this season, gave Tampa Bay a 2-0 lead with two outs in the bottom of the second. Jason Bartlett had two hits and one RBI. Two runs scored on a fifth-inning throwing error by reliever Alfredo Aceves, while Akinori Iwamura added two hits for the Rays, who can complete a three-game sweep by winning Sunday's finale. The winner was starter Jeff Niemann (13-6). Grant Balfour...

2009-10-02 21:47:11

Andy LaRoche drove in two runs and Daniel McCutchen won for the first time in the majors Friday in Pittsburgh's 3-1 victory over Cincinnati. The win, Pittsburgh's fifth in six outings, ensured the Pirates would avoid a 100-loss season. LaRoche had a two-run single in the third to break a scoreless tie and Lastings Milledge hit a solo homer in the fourth. McCutchen (1-2), making his sixth start in the major leagues, allowed a run on four hits with five strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings. He also...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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