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2011-01-18 22:58:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Heart Association and Marathon Oil Corporation proudly announce Coach Gene Chizik with Auburn University as the 2010 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/AHABEARLOGO ) Selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, Chizik accepted the trophy during a live announcement at an awards dinner in Houston, which benefited the American Heart Association. The award honors...

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2009-01-28 14:56:02

Longtime Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden has signed a one-year contract extension with the ACC school through the 2009 season. The 79-year-old Bowden is the second-winningest coach in major college football history, one victory behind Penn State's Joe Paterno. I am glad to get it signed, up for another year like I said I would do after each year, he said on the school's Web site Wednesday. I appreciate the university's support. We are busy recruiting and looking forward to next...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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