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2010-10-18 17:44:00

DENVER, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- At Appliance Factory Outlet(TM) we are devoted football fans, and to prove that we support the orange and blue, we're giving away free appliances! If Denver shuts out Oakland on Sunday, October 24, 2010, Appliance Factory Outlet will be giving away up to $1,000,000 worth of FREE qualifying appliances! Denver nearly shut out Oakland in 2004 (31-3), 2005 (22-3), and 2006 (13-3), but Oakland narrowly avoided catastrophe each time with a single field goal....

2010-10-14 10:16:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap Co, Inc., a global lifestyle headwear and apparel brand, is proud to announce it will be the official on-field cap for the National Football League (NFL). The five-year deal, approved by the league and its owners, adds to New Era's current licensing relationship with Major League Baseball, where they have been the official on-field cap since 1994. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82154 ) (Photo:...

2010-10-09 07:00:00

Restoration Efforts to Include Antonio Peralta Home Built in 1870 OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Red Oak Realty is participating today in Rebuilding Together Oakland's initiative to restore the six acre Peralta Hacienda Historical Park site in the Fruitvale community of Oakland. The site includes the Antonio Peralta House, a local and state landmark, which was built in 1870, and its surroundings. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Antonio Peralta...

2010-10-05 06:55:00

MONTGOMERY, N.Y., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Akmens' Basports.com says this MLB baseball post-season shapes up as maybe the best ever. No sports service - other than basports.com - has ever finished #1 in 41 baseball handicapping contests. That's why Basports.com was recently named America's best sports handicapper by about.com and its resident gambling expert, Allen Moody. Akmens is so confident of winning this MLB baseball post-season that Basports.com is making an amazing offer: all...

2010-09-23 09:22:00

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies and ARAMARK, the food and beverage partner for 12 MLB teams, have announced that fans at Citizens Bank Park can use their iPhone to order food and have the items delivered to their seat. It is the latest addition to At The Ballpark, a mobile concierge program within MLB.com's industry-leading At Bat 2010...

2010-09-03 15:55:00

ROWLETT, Texas and NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ --Inc. magazine today ranked MILESTONE ELECTRIC No. 654 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Music website Pandora, convenience store chain 7-Eleven, Brooklyn Brewery, and Radio Flyer, maker of the iconic children's red wagon, are among...

2010-04-06 02:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over a week following their official U.S. introduction, Familia Camarena Tequila joins Major League Baseball's Opening Week festivities by announcing prestigious marketing sponsorship agreements with two of California's most celebrated baseball franchises. In separate deals with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the San Francisco Giants, Familia Camarena Tequila has secured rights to extensive in-stadium exposure throughout each of the...

2010-03-22 13:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Hometown Network (CHN) http://comcasthometown.com/, Comcast's regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, today announced that it will televise 40 LIVE minor league baseball games from the California League as part of its Comcast Hometown Sports (CHS) programming. The games will be available on Channel 104 to all Comcast digital cable customers throughout Northern and Central California. The telecasts will begin on...

2010-03-01 15:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phillies and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) are teaming up to launch a "Phanatic Around Town" public art project. The tourism and fan initiative features the Phillie Phanatic, one of Philadelphia's favorite icons, and ties into GPTMC's With Love, Philadelphia XOXO(TM) tourism marketing campaign. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100301/PH62855 ) This is the first time a Major League Baseball mascot will...

2010-02-16 07:55:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap Company, the exclusive manufacturer of the official on-field and batting practice caps for Major League Baseball (MLB), is introducing a re-designed batting practice cap for the 2010 baseball season. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NY54919-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100216/NY54919-b ) Although the new 39THIRTY batting practice (BP) cap will have a new look, it will still be made with New Era's...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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