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2010-02-08 11:53:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets.com, a leading global provider of integrated ticketing solutions, announced that the Oakland A's recently became the first Major League Baseball Club to implement the full functionality of ProVenueMobile(TM).

2009-11-30 15:28:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash4Gold (www.Cash4Gold.com), the world's #1 gold buyer direct from consumers, emerged onto the U.S. pop culture radar in 2009 with its Super Bowl spot featuring hip-hop icon MC Hammer and the late, great TV legend Ed McMahon.

2009-10-06 06:40:00

MONTGOMERY, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Basports.com is gearing up to defend its title as the world's top hockey handicappers.

2009-10-04 20:13:37

Mike Napoli had two hits Sunday, including a solo homer, to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a regular season-ending 5-3 win over the Oakland Athletics. The homer, Napoli's 20th of the season, drew the Angels within 2-1 leading off the top of the third. Bobby Abreu, Torii Hunter and Kendry Morales each drove in a run, one run scored on Craig Breslow's sixth-inning balk, and Erick Aybar had three hits for the AL West champion Angels, who carry a three-game sweep into the AL Division Series...

2009-10-04 16:01:08

Baltimore scored the game-winner on an 11th-inning error Sunday and closed with a 5-4 win over Toronto. Losing pitcher Brandon League (3-6) threw wildly to first base on a bases-loaded sacrifice bunt by Jeff Fiorentino with no outs in the bottom of the 11th. Baltimore's Nick Markakis had two hits --

2009-10-04 05:24:42

Scott Kazmir threw five scoreless innings to lead the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics at the Coliseum. Angel Robb Quinlan went 2-of-4 with three runs batted in the middle game of the three-game series. Kazmir (10-9) gave up three hits, fanned three and walked one to take the win for the AL West champions, who have won six of seven.

2009-10-03 00:21:28

Taylor Teagarden singled in the go-ahead score during a three-run ninth Friday, bringing Texas a 7-4 victory over Seattle. The Rangers let an early 3-0 lead get away, but rallied to tie the game at 4-4 in the eighth on an RBI single by Michael Young and then got to Seattle closer David Aardsma in the ninth. Aardsma (3-6) retired the first two batters in the ninth, but Chris Davis and Esteban German then singled.

2009-10-02 22:28:08

Michael Aubrey hit a grand slam and a two-run homer Friday as part of a 14-hit attack that carried Baltimore to a 13-7 win over Toronto. Baltimore won its second straight on the heels of a 13-game losing streak, the third longest in franchise history. The teams combined for six homers and Baltimore bounced back after letting an early 4-0 lead slip away. The Orioles took the lead for good at 7-4 on a three-run homer by Matt Wieters in the fourth.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.