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2014-01-13 12:23:55

Multi-year partnership includes a donation to Phoenix Suns Charities through use of the Free Prescription Discount Card Administered by Watertree Health PHOENIX, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury today announced a new multi-year partnership with Watertree Health, a leading provider of free prescription discount cards, with a focus on finding solutions to the rising cost of prescription medicines. (Logo:...

2012-05-17 23:04:48

Basketball hall of famer honored by both ESPN and Sports Illustrated in group that influenced Title IX. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Basketball Hall of Famer, Nancy Lieberman has been named by both ESPN and Sports Illustrated as one of the top 40 female athletes over the last 40 years. ESPN is counting down its top 40 list once per weekday through June 22 in honor of Title IX´s 40th anniversary. Lieberman has been unveiled as the 29th female athlete in ESPN´s countdown. In...

2011-06-29 14:17:00

PHOENIX, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced today that it has signed a multi-year marketing agreement with the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. BBVA Compass has 78 banking centers in the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area and is the fifth largest bank in Arizona based on deposit market share. With operations throughout seven states in the Sunbelt Region, BBVA Compass ranks among the top-20 largest financial institutions in the United States. As part of the agreement with the...

2010-04-21 13:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Seattle Storm and the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) today announced a multiyear marquee partnership with Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft Corp. As part of the innovative alliance, Bing will receive predominant placement on Storm jerseys, become the official decision engine of the Storm, and be deeply integrated into Storm marketing and promotional materials. In addition, Bing will become the presenting sponsor...

2009-10-19 12:49:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA and Olympic icon Jerry Colangelo's childhood town Chicago is the setting for a press conference introducing the U.S. Olympic gold medal basketball team builder's new book about the Beijing Olympics, "Return of the Gold: The Journey of Jerry Colangelo and the Redeem Team" and his new role as national spokesperson for Merchants Information Solutions, a leader in background screening and the only company that has the Tescor Pre-employment Integrity...

2009-09-30 00:17:58

Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points, including seven in overtime, to lead Phoenix to a 120-116 win over Indiana in Tuesday's opener of the WNBA finals. Penny Taylor also tallied 23 for Phoenix and Diana Taurasi chipped in 22. Pondexter nearly won it at the buzzer in regulation but her last-second tip-in attempt came up short. Katie Douglas led the Fever with 30 points, including a three-point bucket with 7 seconds left in regulation to tie the game and send it into overtime. Ebony Hoffman had...

2009-07-16 17:16:18

WNBA star Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury, cited for driving under the influence, has been suspended two games for conduct detrimental to the team. She was suspended Thursday for her citation for driving under the influence on July 3 by Phoenix police. The Arizona Republic initially said the guard was cited for speeding and lane violations. She was cited and later released after an officer detected the smell of alcohol and conducted field sobriety tests. Police added Taurasi refused a...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.