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2010-07-06 13:59:00

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox caught and passed day one leader Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees in the race for the American League's final roster spot after 48 hours and 22 million votes in the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint, held exclusively on MLB.com and the individual Club sites. Over in the National League, Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds continued to hold off challenges from Ryan Zimmerman (Washington Nationals),...

2010-06-15 11:17:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three of the world's most renowned and respected Major League Baseball personalities are revealing their own untold stories and personal journeys to comfort in a series of entertaining :90 second videos by DOVE® Men+Care. The videos showcase the real life unsung moments, cherished memories and personal milestones that helped St. Louis Slugger Albert Pujols, New York Pitcher Andy Pettitte and renowned manager Joe Girardi...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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